Job Details

University of Idaho
  • Position Number: 5198947
  • Location: Moscow, ID
  • Position Type: Agriculture - Extension

University of Idaho

Extension Educator - Boundary Co. - Agronomy, Small Farms, and Horticulture

Location: Off Campus Location - Boundary County - Bonners Ferry

Division/College: College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time:

Position Summary:
University of Idaho Extension, Northern District, is seeking applicants for an Assistant or Associate professor for a fiscal year, tenure track or tenured Extension Educator. The Educator will provide overall leadership, applied research and organization for educational programs in production agriculture, small farm production, urban horticulture and 4-H youth development in Boundary County. This position will also provide agronomic, small farms and horticulture educational programming in the other counties of Northern Idaho as needed. The Educator will aid in university outreach where appropriate. They will plan, develop, implement, evaluate, and report (1.) agronomic, (2.) small farms and (3.) horticulture educational programming for stakeholders and clientele. In addition, the Educator will (4.) provide county and multi-county support for 4-H Youth Development programs (in total 90%). The Educator will publish in high-quality refereed journals, peer-reviewed Extension publications, and will present at professional conferences, and submit proposals and secure funding to support this scholarly and creative work (5%). The Educator will serve on district, college, and university-wide committees and in other community leadership roles and with professional organizations, and will build/maintain positive relationships with stakeholders (5%). Rank and tenure are negotiable based on how the candidate meets the criteria outlined in department and college bylaws.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • An earned Master of Science Degree from an accredited institution in an agricultural area that may include, Agronomy, Crop Science, Horticulture, Agriculture Education, Extension Education, or other Agricultural Science degree.
  • Experience providing organizational structure and support for a variety of individuals and groups.
  • Experience adapting research materials into oral and written presentations.
  • Experience with teaching, problem solving, communication, conflict management, relationship building and leadership development.
  • Experience collaborating in teams and working with others.
  • Experience using computer technology to market programs and communicate with stakeholders and clientele.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in Extension as an Educator.
  • Demonstrated ability to design innovative and effective educational programs in response to local needs; implement programs and evaluate their effectiveness.
  • Leadership and work experience in crop production, small farm production and horticulture.
  • Experience in grant application and administration.
  • Experience working in youth development programs.
  • Experience with a commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with program audiences.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
  • Must possess a valid drivers license.
  • Lift, carry and/or otherwise move 50 lbs.
  • Willing and able to travel and adjust to a flexible schedule (i.e., Participate in evening and weekend programs).
Must possess a valid drivers license. Lift, carry and/or otherwise move 50 lbs. Willing and able to travel and adjust to a flexible schedule (i.e., Participate in evening and weekend programs).

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: F001244P

Posting Date: 04/19/2024

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applications received by May 19, 2024, will receive first consideration.

Along with your on-line application, write a letter of qualification addressing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications listed.

In addition, your application materials must include a CV, names & contact information for at least three (3) professional references, and unofficial transcripts.

For questions, please contact:NAME Rusty Gosz - District Director (SEARCH CHAIR)DEPARTMENT Northern District Extension OfficePHONE NUMBER 208-292-2522EMAIL

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.

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