Search for University Jobs in Social Sciences

Job ID: 113073

Extension Faculty - Family & Consumer Sciences
University of Idaho

Date Posted Sep. 27, 2018
Title Extension Faculty - Family & Consumer Sciences
University University of Idaho
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Moscow, ID
    United States
  • Faculty Associate
  • Home Economics/Consumer Sciences

University of Idaho

Extension Faculty - Family & Consumer Sciences

Location: Idaho Falls

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: $43,229.20 per year, commensurate with experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Associate Extension educator will provide instruction and support in Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) health and nutrition and food safety educational programs in Bonneville County and the Eastern District.

Outreach and Extension:

Provide programs in FCS health and nutrition and food safety areas. Develop research-based educational programs that meet clientele needs. Programs will be delivered through classes, workshops, demonstrations, and other methods as appropriate. Promote UI Extension programs with clientele, elected officials, and other community partners through newsletters, websites, press releases, radio and television, and social media. Collaborate with appropriate state, district, and county faculty and participate in the University of Idaho Extension FCS program planning teams. Report impact of programming efforts through impact statements. Report programming efforts using CALSPlan.

University Service and Leadership:

Serve on University, CALS, Extension, district and community committees, boards and working groups as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors degree from an accredited institution in field of study related to Family and Consumer Sciences, Nutrition, or a closely related discipline (the required degree must be completed by the date of hire).

Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to provide instruction, support, marketing and promotion for programs.

Ability to organize and work well with individuals and in teams, including problem-solving and decision-making.

Competence in using technology for program delivery, record keeping and reporting, and team- based communications.

Must be willing and able to travel and to participate in evening and weekend programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

At least 3 years of experience in Extension education or demonstrated ability and skill in family and consumer sciences programming (relevant experience acquired within the last 5 years preferred).

Demonstrated skills in organization and management.

Demonstrated drive and initiative; proven ability to work with people of all socioeconomic levels and backgrounds.

Ability to communicate in Spanish, both verbally and in writing.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: F000718P

Posting Date: 09/19/2018

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

This position is open until filled. First consideration will be provided to applications received by October 17, 2018.

In addition to the online application, applicants much submit a resume/CV, letter of qualification and transcripts (unofficial are acceptable).

PLease provide names and contact information (phone number, email address) for three references and have each reference send a letter of recommendation that address the candidates qualifications for this position (generic letters of recommendation will not be considered) to:

Marnie Spencer, University of Idaho Extension Eastern District Director, Questions can also be directed to Marnie Spencer at 208-529-8376.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit:

EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

Please see the job description for contact details
pertaining to this university job announcement.


Refer this job to a friend or colleague!

New Search | Previous

Looking for a higher education job?