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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion July 07, 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.

  • 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.
  • Extension Educator - Cropping Systems University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Nebraska Extension is looking for an Extension Educator who will provide regional leadership (Clay, Nuckolls, Thayer and Fillmore Counties) and develop focused, comprehensive educational programs in Irrigated and Rainfed Cropping Systems. For a detailed position description & how to apply, go to, requisition F_170053. Review of applications will be 06/20/2017. The University of Nebraska is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. See
  • 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.
  • Michigan State University Extension - Training Program Developer III: This position serves as a MSU Extension (MSUE) Learning & Talent Development Specialist, providing leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of the MSU Extension Organizational Development & Training Programs by designing, implementing and leading organization-wide learning and development initiatives. The Learning & Talent Development Specialist will work in concert with MSUE Institute Directors and staff, performing needs analyses and reviewing organizational resources, to ensure that learning and professional development opportunities exist or are developed in support of learning needs. As a member of the MSUE Organizational Development Team (OD Team), the successful candidate will monitor learning needs of various groups within MSUE.  For additional information and to apply for this position visit the Michigan State University Applicant Page at the Michigan State University job site,, and search for posting #4892.
  • Michigan State University Extension - Associate Director Greening Michigan Institute: As part of Michigan State University Extension (MSU Extension) and the Greening Michigan Institute (GMI), this position provides statewide leadership and support for Michigan State University Extension’s community and economic development and natural resources programming. In collaboration with the GMI Director, the Associate Institute Director will provide programmatic leadership and support to GMI staff, including new GMI staff hiring, Institute work team coordination, identification of programmatic needs and issue priorities, Institute budgeting and partnership building. This position will collaborate and work with faculty, specialists and educators, and external partners in advancing the programmatic impact of the Greening Michigan Institute. This position is full-time, based in the Michigan State University Extension Office located on the campus of Michigan State University.  Interested and qualified candidates should visit the Michigan State University jobs page at  and search for posting #4842 to apply.
  • Michigan State University Extension - Associate Director Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute:The Michigan State University Extension (MSU Extension) Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute (AABI) seeks a qualified candidate to assist with providing statewide leadership and support of agriculture and agribusiness programs. In collaboration with the Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute Director, the AABI Associate Institute Director will provide support for AABI staff and program management, such as new AABI staff hiring and mentoring, AABI work team support, identification of AABI needs and trends, internal and external communications and partnership building. Work will be done in collaboration with Michigan State University Extension work teams, other Michigan State University faculty, external partners, and the AABI Institute Director. This position is full-time and will be based in the MSU Extension offices located on the campus of Michigan State University.Interested and qualified candidates should visit the Michigan State University jobs page at and search for posting #4840 to apply.
  • University of Minnesota Food Safety Microbiology. University of Minnesota seeks an Assistant Professor in Food Safety Microbiology. This faculty position will be a nine‑month, tenure-track appointment involving research and teaching in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition. See ( and requisition #315221) to apply or contact Dr. Dan O’Sullivan, Search Committee Chair at for additional details.  The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.
  • University of Minnesota Development Officer. The Development Officer is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major gifts, both current and deferred, to University of Minnesota Extension, including Minnesota 4-H. Job ID#: 315273. Please apply online:


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