Open Rank Extension Educator - Agricultural Economics

Open Rank Extension Educator - Agricultural Economics
(WCREEC in North Platte, NE)

Based in North Platte, NE, and located at the West Central Research, Extension, and Education Center (ENREEC), this position is part of a team of Agricultural Economists working throughout Nebraska addressing issues of local, regional, and statewide importance to ranchers and farmers. This is a 12-month, non-tenured position. The Educator has primary responsibilities for developing and delivering a coordinated, proactive and effective extension program in Nebraska in livestock and crop production system economics, that:  a) improves profitability and sustainability; b) enhances resiliency to cyclical swings in production input costs and market prices.;  c) expands producer awareness and confidence in using risk and strategic management tools; and d) assists livestock and crop producers in applying financial management and marketing strategies that will enable them to improve their economic decision making. The incumbent is an active participant in developing solution-based scholarly resources as a member of the state-wide Agricultural Economics/Farm and Ranch Management team and a key member of the Center for Agriculture Profitability (CAP). Apply for this job at Requisition #F_220005

Minimum Required Qualifications include Master's degree in agricultural economics or closely related field along with the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders in writing, orally and via online media.