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Extension Specialist III-Horticulturist

Employer
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Location
White Hall, Arkansas, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 19, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Fisheries
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Fellowship
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Type of Position:
Professional Staff - Extension

Workstudy Position:
No
Job Type:
Regular

Work Shift:

Sponsorship Available:

No
Institution Name:
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is an 1890 Land-Grant HBCU with a diverse student population, competitive degree offerings and stellar faculty.

For more than 140 years, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has worked to create an environment that inculcates learning, growth and productivity while affording a basic need to its students - a chance to advance.

The 15:1 student to teacher ratio makes it possible to maintain a learning environment with close interaction between students and faculty while challenging curricula encourage our students to seek and fulfill their potential.

You can excel in your chosen field of study through a curriculum of Certificate and Associates degree programs, more than thirty Undergraduate programs, Master's degree programs and a Doctorate program in Aquaculture/Fisheries. You can also develop workplace readiness through internships, co-ops and fellowships in the U.S. and abroad.

Out-of-class experiences and student involvement include more than 90 student organizations, an internationally renowned Vesper Choir, Marching Band, Concert Bands, Wind Symphony, nationally recognized debate team, award-winning theater department and accomplished athletic program.

Though the main campus is in Pine Bluff, its reach is worldwide. UAPB has an extended campus in North Little Rock and offers as well as online courses. With the addition of the Arkansas Research and Education Optical Network (ARE-ON), students can engage in information exchange with others anywhere in the world. There are also Research and Extension offices in Lonoke, Newport and Lake Village and collaborations with other colleges and universities in the State through the National Science Foundation funded STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Academy.

As the second oldest land-grant institution in the state of Arkansas, the mission of this No Excuse University remains the same - to provide a high quality, affordable education with a personal touch. We invite you to Become a Part of the Pride at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply link/button.

If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process and require reasonable accommodations, please contact Human Resources at 870.575.8400 .

Department:
Extension and Outreach

Department's Website:

Summary of Job Duties:
The Horticulturalist must have extensive knowledge about horticultural crops including fruits, vegetables, flowers, nuts, herbs and spices. The successful candidate must have displayed ability to work with all people and empathy for working with diverse farmers, families, and communities. Knowledge and experience in computer applications, educational methods and developing educational resources are highly desirable. The ability to communicate well verbally and in writing is required. The incumbent must be flexible and willing to work irregular hours and on weekends. A personal vehicle is required for reimbursable travel.
Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications

A masters' degree is required, but a Ph.D. is strongly preferred; with a strong background in horticulture.

Salary Information:

Required Documents to Apply:
Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Letters of Recommendation, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Proof of Veteran Status, Resume, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)

Optional Documents:

Additional Information:

Recruitment Contact Information:

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff may conduct pre-employment background checks on certain positions for applicants being considered for employment. The background checks may include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal background check or arrest pending adjudication information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absences of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a consistent, non-discriminatory manner consistent with the state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff commits itself to policies of affirmative action and diversity with respect to both employment opportunities and program participation. The Division complies with these policies not merely because of legal requirements, but because we believe that such practices are basic to human dignity. As such, the Division welcomes all applicants to apply without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. Candidates must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Constant Physical Activity:
Crouching, Driving, Feeling, Grasping, Hearing, Kneeling, Lifting, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Repetitive Motion, Sitting, Standing, Stooping, Talking, Walking
Frequent Physical Activity:
N/A
Occasional Physical Activity:
N/A
Benefits Eligible:
No
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