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Oregon State University
Extension and Engagement
Posted: 03/13/2023
Director of Extension Evaluation and Reporting

Oregon State University Division of Extension and Engagement invites applications for a Director of Extension Evaluation and Reporting position. This is a full-time, 12-month, professional faculty position based in Corvallis, OR.

This position will lead division-wide evaluation and reporting. This position will also partner with individual Extension programs to direct strategic alignment in evaluation, assessment, and reporting best practices, while telling the exciting story of the impact Extension has in communities throughout Oregon and beyond.

Program Mission

OSU Extension, as part of the Division of Extension and Engagement (Division), partners with local communities to provide trusted expertise and science-based knowledge to address critical issues and help every Oregonian thrive. We are committed to creating positive change through programs and providing spaces where each person feels safe and welcome. Our research, programs, partnerships, and volunteer opportunities are focused on healthy communities and economies; resilient and productive forests and natural ecosystems; sustainable agriculture, food systems, and gardening; and thriving youth, individuals and families. The Division is core to Oregon State University’s mission and helps create real solutions and positive impact across Oregon and beyond. The Division is aligned under the leadership of the Vice Provost for Extension and Engagement. To learn more about our Division and its core units and initiatives, please visit our websitehttps://engagement.oregonstate.edu/.

Purpose of Position

Oregon State University Extension Service serves communities throughout Oregon and has physical offices in each of Oregon’s 36 counties and on the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Reservation. Extension programs reach close to 100,000 young people annually through club-based, in-school, and out-of-school programming. We engage over 13,000 community volunteers to extend and build capacity among our over 600 employees in six regions and several program areas. OSU Extension enhances the lives of Oregonians, and this position will help evaluate and share our collective impact of outreach and engagement. Please see our website for additional information about our work: https://extension.oregonstate.edu/.

The overarching goal of this position is to envision, develop, lead, and support a cohesive process for evaluation and reporting between and among Extension programs. This includes primary responsibility for evaluation and reporting activities for the entire OSU Extension Service, for example the data collection, writing, and submission of the annual USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s (NIFA) federal report for Extension. This position also contributes expertise and vision for strategic alignment of evaluation and reporting activities related to OSU Engagement. All work should take place through a lens of equity.

Commitment to inclusive excellence:

Oregon State University is committed to creating and maintaining compassionate and inclusive learning and working environments for all learners, visitors and employees. We envision collaborative community environments that enhance civility and embrace diversity. All employees are responsible for achieving this commitment. This commitment includes, but is not limited to, complying with Civil Rights and Language Access regulations.

OSU Division of Extension and Engagement’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion https://extension.oregonstate.edu/about/diversity-equity-inclusion

OSU Moving Forward Together https://leadership.oregonstate.edu/president/moving-forward-together

Summary of Benefitshttps://hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/prospective-employee

To calculate our Total Rewards Package use this link: https://hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/new-employees/benefits-calculator

To review posting and apply, go to: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/133472. Apply to posting #P06579UF. Closes 4/10/23. OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled.