UNCE is Recruiting for an Extension Program Manager

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is recruiting for an Extension Program Manager. Please see the below job announcement for more information. Anyone interested should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information of references to Amy Meier, meiera@unce.unr.edu by 5 pm on Thursday, May 10th to be considered for an interview on Thursday May 17th in Pahrump. 

Job Announcement

Job Title:

  • Extension Program Manager

Position Information:

  • Part-time continuing position with benefits
  • Hours variable depending on job responsibilities in the community, although some set office hours at Extension office in Pahrump are expected
  • Reports directly to the Nye and Esmeralda County Extension Educator

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • Knowledge related to strengthening communities acquired through formal or informal education such as college classes, workshops, seminars, conferences or internships
  • Demonstrated skills in facilitation, teaching, strategic planning, communication, networking and liaising with local government
  • Experience managing a budget and supervision of staff
  • Pass a background check
  • Valid Nevada drivers license
  • Ability to work fairly and respectfully with diverse cultural groups and uphold the University’s EEO/AA policies

Job Description:

  • Deliver leadership skills development program, facilitate strategic planning processes and provide other community development programming. Formal education in community development, economics, rural sociology, family development, human sciences or other related field will be utilized.
  • Manage the Southern Nye County Extension office and related resources.
  • Supervise 4-H staff and Master Gardener staff and assist with volunteer management as needed
  • Serve as local university liaison with county government
  • Grant writing and grant management as needed
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and Powerpoint will be used to complete the duties of this job
The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.