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This position is located in Wooster Ohio in the Wayne County Extension office.
Ohio State University Extension (OSUE) seeks an Educator to work collaboratively with county, area and state teams of OSUE professionals and with local agency leaders and volunteers. The Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) in Wayne County will be responsible for a broad range of duties that could include but are not limited to the following current and future needs of the community: providing guidance and/or leadership to the creation of on-farm research; organizing educational programming in agriculture and natural resources, such as farm management, livestock,  crop production (agronomic or horticulture), forages, pesticide & fertilizer training and recertification, farmland use issues, food security, and environmental quality and sustainability. The current program is very strong with educational opportunities focused on livestock production, forages, pesticide use, and fruit and vegetable production.
The Educator will plan, teach, deliver, disseminate, and evaluate educational programs and applied research on relevant local issues using innovative methods; maintain a high level of visibility and facilitate communications with a wide range of clientele to promote the understanding of agriculture and natural resource issues; maintain a program of individual professional improvement in selected subject areas; ensure a diversity among potential clientele and learners and equal access to programs and facilities; work closely with local advisory committees, commodity groups and volunteers to conduct needs assessment and priority setting to determine emphasis of educational programs; serve as an educational advisor and liaison for the Ohio State University Extension and the University to appropriate public issue and program related organizations; and represent OSU Extension and the University with federal, state and local agencies and educational institutions at the local community level.
Extension Educator 1
Requires a Bachelor's Degree 38,004-48,000
Extension Educator 2 Requires a Master's Degree 43,500-53,508
Extension Educator 3
Requires a Master's Degree and 11+ years of direct or related work experience 51,000-63,036
Please submit resume, cover letter and 3-5 professional references

Additional Information:

Ohio State is focused on enhancing the health and safety of our community. Therefore, the university is requiring every student, faculty and staff member to be compliant with Ohio State’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement.
By the start of employment, all newly hired employees must receive at least the first dose of a two-dose series or a single dose of a one-dose series COVID-19 vaccination. Individuals who choose a two-dose series vaccination must receive the second dose within 45 days of their start date. Proof of vaccination will be required at time of hire.
Candidates may request a medical or religious exemption from the vaccination requirement. Campus employees may also request an exemption for personal reasons. Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, College of Medicine or OSUP Employees are not eligible for personal exemptions. All exemptions are subject to Ohio State’s approval and subject to change, including revocation, due to legal and regulatory requirements.