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Agriculture Extension Associate Senior

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Agriculture Extension Associate Senior
Requisition Number RE26001
Working Title Equine Extension Associate
Department Name 81070:ANIMAL AND FOOD SCIENCES
Work Location 615 W.P. Garrigus Bldg, Lexington, KY
Grade Level 44
Salary Range $41,475-66,373/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Lift/carry up to 50 lbs; sit/stand for long periods; and working with youth and animals.


Primarily Days; Monday-Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; and the position requires some evenings and weekends, as well as travel for events.

Job Summary

Position leads the youth development activities related to horses and supports adult extension program. Duties include, but not limited to: develop materials to assess program, summarize information, in cooperation with volunteers, youth & agents, develop and implement needed programs. Coordinate KY participation to Southern Regionals, QH congress, Eastern Nationals, provide coaching to individuals and teams, includes department team. Update materials, develop new materials, manage and maintain the 4-H Horse website, 4-H Horse Achievement program levels manual. Other duties as assigned.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

MS Windows, Html, Excel, Word, PDF, PowerPoint, basic photo and video editing skills, and Publisher.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Experience around horses is strongly preferred. Driver’s License Preferred.

Deadline to Apply 01/31/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2021-01-08 Expires: 2021-02-07

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Agriculture Extension Associate Senior

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Lexington, KY 40507

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