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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion October 16, 2017 Print Friendly and PDF

The listings below will take you to the respective institution's employment job postings page, or a link where more information can be found. On those pages will be listings of open positions at that institution. You can follow the procedures on each page for inquiring about a specific position.

  • Extension Educator - Farm & Ranch Management Analytics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The Department of Agricultural Economics and UNL Extension is looking for an Extension Educator who would be responsible for biennially revising the department’s 100+ enterprise budgets, developing new cost and return estimates, and conducting surveys such as the annual land and lease survey and the biennial custom rates survey.  For a detailed position description & how to apply, go to, requisition F_160139. Review of applications will begin 10/2/17. The University of Nebraska - Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, & dual careers.  See
  • Extension Educator (EE)-Food/Farm Safety (Horticultural Systems). University of Minnesota. With an expanding number of producers focused on local foods, farm-to-table, farm-to-institution, wholesale, and small farms, food safety issues related to horticultural food crop production is of increasing concern to all audiences, especially within diverse communities. This Extension educator will focus on food/farm safety. This person will be responsible for designing, developing, implementing and evaluating research-based educational programming on safe food handling techniques, harvest and postharvest management, “good agricultural practices” (GAP), “good handling practices” (GHP), and on-farm processing and packing. The educator will work with producers who are growing food for others, including those who sell to direct market customers, institutional buyers and wholesale distributors as well as to institutions such as schools and hospitals. Community gardens may also be a focus for this educator. This position will also include an emphasis on technology skills in order to facilitate technology-enhanced teaching and creation of online content.
  • Assistant Professor of Fisheries Ecology. The University of Minnesota’s Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology invites applications for a tenure-track position (50% research/50% teaching) in Fisheries Ecology.
  • Regional Director - University of Minnesota ExtensionThe Regional Director serves a major role in field operations, providing critical functions related to internal and external stakeholder relationships, county funding, human resource management, and overall management of regional and county offices. To be successful, the Regional Director must provide strong leadership and management skills consistent with University of Minnesota Extension mission, vision, and core values. The Regional Director interacts effectively with diverse stakeholders and staff, and is committed to expanding and fostering diversity and inclusion. This position is part of a statewide team of Regional Directors and also works within a Regional Director team, serving 18 counties in the Northwest region. The Regional Director team also works closely with a Regional Leadership Team (RLT), consisting of both programmatic and field operations staff. The Regional Director reports to the Director of Field Operations.
  • Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center Director. Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The University of Nebraska Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources seeks an innovative, visionary leader for the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC). Located near Mead, Nebraska, the ENREC is situated in a highly productive agricultural area that is easily accessible to the urban populations of Omaha and Lincoln, providing an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual to foster the development and delivery of effective and timely research and extension education programming in the metro district of the ENREC, as well as in the northeast and southeast districts.
  • Associate Director, Water Resources Center: As a senior manager of the Water Resource Center (WRC), the associate director is expected to work closely with the WRC director to strategically integrate the center’s research, Extension, and education activities. Key roles of the position include managing the WRC’s operations and supervising four (4) full-time staff. The associate director will also serve as programmatic leader and supervisor to six (6) Extension educators, affording the opportunity to unify Extension programming with the WRC water programming for heightened impact.
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  • University of Minnesota - Assistant Professor Measurement Science & Agro-Bioinformatics: The Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) at the University of Minnesota seeks candidates for a 9-month tenure-track assistant professor position in the broader area of measurement science and agro-bioinformatics with research and teaching (50%/50%) responsibilities.


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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.