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New!  Extension Educator - Domestic Water & Wastewater (Lancaster County)


Domestic Water Wastewater ImageThis is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenured position. This educator’s home base will be Lancaster County. The major responsibility of this position is to provide statewide leadership for Nebraska Extension’s domestic water and wastewater educational programs. The goal of this focused extension educational program is to create, market, deliver and assess educational programs and resources (including certification programs) for domestic water and wastewater professionals and service providers. In addition, work closely with the Nebraska On-Site Waste Water Association, Nebraska Well Drillers Association, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Natural Resources Districts and others to identify key issues and deliver educational programming. Consult with municipalities, businesses, educational organizations and homeowners on water quantity and quality. Generate financial resources through fee revenue, grants and donations to support this work. This work will be closely coordinated with the Nebraska Onsite Waste Water Association under a Memorandum of Understanding between the parties.


New!  Extension Educator - Urban Agriculture (Douglas County-Omaha)


Urban Ag ImageThis is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenured position. This educator’s home base will be Douglas County. The major responsibility of this position is to provide direction for the Collaborative Agricultural Education Program between Omaha Home for Boys’ (OHB) Cooper Memorial Farm, Nebraska Extension, and University of Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. The subject matter focus for this educator is Urban Agriculture and Local Foods. This educator’s primary geographic region includes Douglas-Sarpy Counties. This educator is expected to interact closely with learners, advisory committees and stakeholders to determine needs and provide access to educational opportunities in his/her geographic area as well as statewide based on the intentions of statewide issue teams and NCTA guidance.


Extension Educator - 4-H Youth Development (Saunders County)


4H clover  logoThis is a full-time, year-round, non-tenured position. The major responsibility of this position is to provide regional leadership for Nebraska Extension’s 4-H and Youth Development Program. This educator’s home base is the Eastern Nebraska Research & Extension Center (ENREC) near Mead, Nebraska serving the geographic region of Saunders county.
This focused Extension educational program supports 4-H Youth Development including:
a) science education;
b) animal science;
c) agricultural literacy;
d) career development;
e)community development; and
f) healthy living.

Extension Educator - Community Vitality (Butler County)

Community Vitality ImageThis is a full-time, year-round, non-tenured position. This educator's home base will be David City, NE (Butler Couunty) The subject matter focus for this educator is Community Vitality with an emphasis on developing and/or growing rural Nebraska businesses. This position will specialize in Leadership Development and Community Engagement.

Extension Educator - Learning Child (Seward County)

Learning Child Educator Seward CountyThis is a 12-month, non-tenured position. This educator’s home base will be Seward County. The subject matter focus for this educator is Learning Child. This educator’s primary responsibility is to develop and deliver educational programs and resources as an active participant in one or more of Nebraska Extension’s statewide action teams. This educator’s geographic region includes Seward, Butler, York, Polk, Merrick and Hamilton counties. This educator is expected to interact closely with parents, teachers, early childhood professionals and caregivers of young children in their geographic area as well as statewide based on the intentions of the statewide action team. The outcomes of this focused extension educational program include creating environments and experiences for children ages 0 to 5 that result in improved school readiness and enhanced social emotional growth and development. 

Extension Educator - Beef Systems (Saunders County)

    Beef Systems Educator Saunders CountyThis is a 12-month, non-tenured position. This educator’s home base will be Saunders County located at Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center. The subject matter focus for this educator is Integrated Crop and Beef Production Systems. The program emphasis is nutrition/reproductive management, beef herd improvement, and adoption of contemporary technologies that will lead to development of new profit centers and expanding Nebraska’s cow herd. This educator’s primary responsibility is to develop and deliver educational programs and resources as an active participant in one or more of Nebraska Extension’s statewide issue teams. This educator’s geographic region includes Saunders, Dodge, Washington, Douglas, Sarpy, Cass, Otoe, Nemaha, Richardson, Pawnee, Johnson, Gage, Lancaster, Jefferson, Saline, Seward, Butler and Colfax counties. This educator is expected to interact closely with beef producers and deliver programs in their geographic area as well as statewide based on the plans of the issue teams. The outcome of this focused extension educational program for Integrated Crop and Beef Production Systems includes: a) improved profitability and sustainability; b) animal care to improve health, wellbeing, and product quality; c) enhanced resiliency of beef businesses; and d) expanded consumer and youth awareness of livestock systems and animal products.

    Extension Educator - Community Vitality (Thayer County)

    Thayer County Community Vitality Extension Educator Job Posting ImageThis is a full-time, year-round, non-tenured position. This educator's home base will be Hebron, NE (Thayer Couunty) The subject matter focus for this educator is Community Vitality with an emphasis on developing and/or growing rural Nebraska businesses. This position will specialize in Leadership Development and Community Engagement.

    Please note, this position review date has been extended to May 24, 2016.

    Extension Educator - District 4-H Youth Program Coordinator
    This is a full-time, year-round, non-tenured position. This educator's position will be located near Mead, Nebraska, serving the Southeast Research & Extension District. The focus of this position will be visionary leadership and coordiantion of the District 4-H Youth Development Program with an emphasis on positive youth development. This person will work with administration, faculty and staff to lead a dynamic, contemporary, highly effective 4-H Youth Development Program.


    ExtensionCorps: An Opportunity to Serve Nebraska

    ExtensionCorps volunteer working with youthNebraska Extension has partnered with ServeNebraska and the Corporation for National and Community Service to serve Nebraskans through our AmeriCorps program. ExtensionCorps is a life-changing experience, and members have the opportunity to create a lasting impact in our state.

    ExtensionCorps provides service opportunities in the nutrition education and science literacy education in various locations across the Nebraska. Click on the button below to learn more about ExtensionCorps.

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