Posted: Thursday, February 08, 2024 04:26 PM


Position Details Position Information Requisition Number S3385P Home Org Name AL Cooperative Extension Systems Division Name AL Cooperative Extension System Position Title Outreach Programs Administrator – Commercial Horticulture Extension Programs Job Class Code CA06A/B/C Appointment Status Full-time Part-time FTE Limited Term Yes Limited Term Length One Year Job Summary This position is located at Auburn University in Auburn, AL. This is a grant-funded position for supporting an Extension team. Continued employment is based on the continuation of extramural funding and is subject to renewal on an annual basis. Alabama Beginning Farmer and SARE are long-term programs that have been active since 2015. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System seeks a Outreach Programs Administrator. This individual will plan, coordinate, deliver and manage outreach or extension educational services and programs to accomplish outreach goals and objectives including communications, education, research, community assistance and quality management. The Outreach Programs Administrator position is part of the Alabama Cooperative Extension Systems (ACES) Commercial Horticulture Team. The program assistant for Alabama Beginning Farmer and Sustainable Agriculture Programs to benefit specialty crop producers statewide. This is a 100% Extension position focusing on maintaining a strong communication system and capacity building as a team player. Reasons you’ll love being Administrator, Outreach Programs with ACES – Auburn: Job Satisfaction! Be a part of life-changing work in your community! Excellent full-time benefits that start on Day 1! Medical, dental, and vision insurance options! Work/life balance! 4 weeks of vacation accrued each year. 96 hours of sick leave accrued annually. 7 paid holidays in addition to 2 weeks of paid leave during Christmas/New Years when the University closes. 6 weeks of paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child (available for BOTH moms & dads). AU tuition assistance for you and your dependents after a year of service. Generous state retirement plan along with other voluntary retirement plan options and benefits. Fun, flexible & diverse work environment. Every day is different! Supportive leadership & peers. The ACES team supports you and your work! EXTENSION: The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is the outreach organization for the land grant mission of Alabama A&M University and Auburn University. Its educational programs grow from these two land grant university campuses to serve the people of Alabama. Science-based educational programs are delivered that enable people to improve their quality of life and economic well-being. Information and programs are available online or in person through all 67 County Extension Offices and at teaching sites throughout Alabama communities. For more information, please see About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship, and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community. Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts, and more! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all. At Auburn, our work changes lives. Learn more about Auburn’s impact, as well as generous employee benefits and opportunities by visiting Essential Functions Programmatic Responsibilities: Develops and coordinates outreach programs in business and financial planning targeted to beginning farmers Connects or meets with beginning farmers to assist in evaluating agricultural opportunities and developing business plans. Seeks and develops grant proposals for extramural funding from multiple sources, since this position is currently funded by multiple grants. Coordinates monthly Alabama Beginning Farmer/Commercial Horticulture Advisory Committee consisting of farmers and community leaders. Program Evaluation and Team Reporting: Assist the Extension team with program evaluation data collection, analysis, and impact videos with farmers that involves traveling to farms throughout the state. Assist in the publication of annual team impact reports. Extension Communications and IT Skills: Develops and manages in-service training for team/s for disseminating research and Extension publications. Coordinate commercial horticulture virtual events and social media channels along with team members. Assist in the production of educational videos for beginning and experienced farmers Assist in any other functions suggested by the ACES Communications and IT Units related to the Alabama Beginning Farmer, Sustainable Agriculture, integrated pest management (IPM), and Commercial Horticulture Extension Programs that fund the position. Stay on top of industry trends and best practices in graphic design. Introduce innovative and creative concepts that elevate the visual identity of ACES. Ensure consistency and adherence to brand standards in all design outputs. Strong creative and conceptual thinking abilities, with an eye for detail and design aesthetics. Preferred Proven experience in graphic design with a strong portfolio showcasing a range of design projects. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) and other relevant design tools. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Level I: Bachelor’s Degree in agriculture communications, agribusiness, agricultural economics, business, consumer economics, or a related field; no experience required. Level II: Bachelor’s Degree in agriculture communications, agribusiness, agricultural economics, business, consumer economics, or a related field and 2 years of experience relevant to the position. Level III: Bachelor’s Degree in agriculture communications, agribusiness, agricultural economics, business, consumer economics, or a related field and 4 years of experience relevant to the position. Substitution allowed for Experience: When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience. Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications Minimum Skills and Abilities Minimum Technology Skills Minimum License and Certifications Desired Qualifications Desired Qualifications Proven experience in graphic design with a strong portfolio showcasing a range of design projects. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) and other relevant design tools. Posting Detail Information Salary Range $34,500 - $72,200 Job Category Other Working Hours if Non-Traditional City position is located in: Auburn State position is located: AL List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position Posting Date 02/07/2024 Closing Date 02/18/2024 EEO Statement Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Price - 50200 - 63500

• Location: Auburn, AL Auburn, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 9078324332 Auburn

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