Faculty Job in Academic & University Extension Educator – Beef Systems (Nance County)

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Extension Educator Beef Systems
University of
Nebraska-Lincoln

UNL Extension is looking for an Extension Educator who would provide regional leadership (Nance County area)
and develop focused, comprehensive learning programs on topics dealing with ruminant nutrition and utilization of alternative feeds to build
resiliency into grass and forage resources. For a detailed position description, required materials, & how to apply, go to http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_170100. Review of applications
will be 10/10/2017. The University of Nebraska – Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal
opportunity, work-life balance, & dual careers. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination..

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Extension Educator – Beef Systems (Nance County)
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Do you have the
drive to help us with critical issues facing the beef industry? Can you be a strong regional expert and develop focused, comprehensive
learning programs on topics such as ruminant nutrition and use of crop residues and alternative feeds in cow/calf production systems while
building resiliency to drought into grass and forage resources?

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension is an organization
that values individuals who excel, adapt easily, exhibit passion for helping others, and are excellent communicators. As a member of the UNL
Extension team you will collaborate with research and extension faculty who are leaders in their field. You will work with high performing
teams to create and deliver world class, innovative learning experiences that empower Nebraskans to improve their lives around critical
issues.

We have an excellent opportunity for a full-time faculty position located in Fullerton, Nebraska and serving east
central Nebraska. We want individuals who are self-directed and able to work in a flexible environment. The focus of this position will be
Beef Systems.

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters degree required in Animal Science with emphasis in
    Ruminant Nutrition or closely related field.
  • Successful experience teaching in a formal and or informal setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate (i.e. publications, presentations, web, and social media).
  • Demonstrated ability to
    effectively work as part of a team.
  • Working knowledge of range and forage management and experience with the use of crop residues
    for animal feedstuffs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with secondary forage crops and crop
    residue.
  • Experience in working with individuals, coworkers, and teams to accomplish individual and/or group goals, as evidenced by
    college, career, and/or community activities.
  • Outstanding leadership skills as demonstrated by roles in college, career, and/or
    community activities.
  • Ability to utilize electronic and online technologies for educational program delivery.
  • Understanding of different ethnic and socioeconomic audiences and a commitment to developing and delivering both inclusive and targeted
    programming.
  • Successful experience in developing financial support for educational programs including grant writing, fund
    generation, contracting and/or cost recovery efforts.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and
    programs.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience with agricultural production systems similar to Nebraska systems.

Review of
applications will begin on 10/10/2017. Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found or search is closed. Candidates must
apply online at http://employment.unl.edu. (Requisition number:
F_170100). Click on the “Apply for this position” button above or below; or sign on and complete or review existing Information Form. You
will be required to attach the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • List of three professional
    references
  • Unofficial (or official) transcripts, or grade report listing courses taken, the institution where they were taken and
    final grade, must be attached to the online application (as “Other Document”), or attached to an email and sent to jmackin1@unl.edu, or faxed to 402-624-8010. Please make sure to blacken out your social
    security number before you send or upload your transcripts/grade report.

The University of Nebraska -Lincoln is committed to a
pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.


The University of Nebraska –Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

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