Post-Doctoral Extension Associate, Family and Consumer Science (Job S#112)
Posting Date: October 7, 2021 Posting End Date: November 7, 2021
Position: Post-doctoral Extension Associate in Family, Home, and Consumer Science Department: CAENS/Cooperative Extension/CISC
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University Becoming "One Tuskegee," the ideal Post-doctoral Extension Associate in Family, Home, and Consumer Science will possess the willingness use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.
Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities
This position seeks a highly qualified candidate for the position of Post-doctoral Extension Associate in Family, Home, and Consumer Science. The position will be responsible for executing needs assessments, followed by program development for senior citizens and families with caregivers as it fits into Extension programming and Alabama’s Critical Issues reference in the combined USDA-NIFA Plan of Work. This position is essential to align all programs delivered in all 20 plus counties aligned with accepted USDA outputs and outcomes and other USDA designated regulations. This position calls for excessive of travel and maybe stationed in a county office(s).
The successful candidate will:
Plans and conducts day-to-day assessment activities relating to assigned Extension projects;
Uses professional concepts to contribute to the development of the Family and Consumer Science program base to achieve objectives in creative and effective ways;
Adheres to protocols required for program development for clients;
Follows guidelines on data entry, conservation, and sharing;
Presents findings at internal and external meetings and conferences;
Will contribute to research-based Extension publications as well as Extension proposals and grant applications in collaboration with TUCE/CISC staff;
Retains accurate records of findings, along with analysis of results, in a detailed, up-to-date notebook; enters into a shared database
Utilizes appropriate community engagement protocols;
Other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean for Extension or Director of CISC
Ph.D. in Biological and/or Social Sciences, Adult Education, or relevant field
Excellent communication skills
Demonstrate organizational and time-management skills
Demonstrate leadership skills
Independent Self Starter/Team Player
Commensurate with education, training, and experience
**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **
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Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.
Human Resources Department
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
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Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment.
Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.