OSU Extension Educator

Position Information

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Position Information

Top Message Both current Ohio State employees and the general public may apply for this unclassified professional position.
Message to Applicants A university staff member is being considered for this position, but you may still apply.
Number of Positions Available 1
University Title OSU Extension Educator
Working Title Ext Educ, ANR/4-H
Department Delaware County
Department Location Delaware
Requisition Number 433672
Summary of Duties

The Extension Educator in Delaware County will provide leadership and programing in the area of Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) and 4-H Youth Development by conducting proactive applied research and education programs in agriculture and natural resources to meet current and future needs in farm management, livestock and crop production, youth education, and leadership development; work collaboratively with the team of OSU Extension professionals to increase the visibility and impact of all Delaware County Extension programing; develop, plan, and assist in teaching educational events in the OSU Extension program areas of ANR and 4-H Youth Development; focus areas include but are not limited to: animal agriculture, agriculture professional leadership, youth market livestock production and quality assurance, agricultural profitability, water quality, food safety, genetics and biotechnology, livestock marketing, and youth education; conduct agricultural research activities, explore new areas of training needs, and recommend new programs to meet those industry needs; develop, review, and update ANR and 4-H Youth Development issues curricula and other select training materials; provide leadership in grant development and writing; prepare budgets and monitor expenses for funded programs; provide leadership in the identification, recruitment, and development of volunteer leadership necessary to carry out relevant programming in ANR and 4-H Youth Development.

Additional Information for Applicants:

Position is located in Delaware, Ohio.

Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Required Qualifications

An earned Master’s degree at the time of hire is required with at least one degree in 4H,FCS,CD,ANR, or related field.

Screening interviews for selected candidates will be held on December 6, 7, or 8, 2017 in Columbus, OH.

PLEASE NOTE: If you will receive your graduate degree at the end of the present quarter or semester, we may consider you for this position. Please have your major advisor email bahnsen.9@osu.edu stating that all degree requirements have been met and your expected graduation date.


1) OSU Online Application, go to (https://www.jobsatosu.com/) – please select “Apply for this Posting” above and follow directions for new or return user.

EMAIL ITEMS 2 – 5 TO: bahnsen.9@osu.edu; be sure to reference the job requisition number in your email

2. Cover letter
3. Resume/Vita
4. A list of at least five (5) professional references that include names and email addresses.
5. Official graduate and undergraduate transcripts showing the dates conferred. Copies are acceptable. Email as pdf. If transcripts must be ordered, have them sent to: Ohio State University Extension, Human Resources, Attention: Toni M. Bahnsen, 2120 Fyffe Road, Room 10, Columbus, Ohio, 43210

If you should have any difficulty completing and submitting your OSU online application, please call HR customer service at (614) 292-1050 or email hr-EmploymentServices@osu.edu.

Desired Qualifications
Target Salary $43,500.00 - $63,036.00 Annually
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 11/11/2017
Posting End Date 11/19/2017
Dept Contact Name Fox,Julie Marie
Dept Contact Phone 614/292-0456
Quick Link http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/82733

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What prompted you to apply for this position at The Ohio State University? Please be as specific as possible (i.e. OSU Website, CareerBuilder, Monster, Internal OSU Referral, Professional Journal, Dispatch, Chronicle, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Are you related in any way to a faculty/staff member in the unit of the position for which you are applying?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Select the box that best represents your educational training:
    • Attended school but did not receive high school diploma or GED
    • High school diploma or GED, but no college credit hours
    • Completed less than 45 college credit hours, but did not graduate
    • Completed 45 college credit hours, but did not graduate
    • Completed 90 college credit hours, but did not graduate
    • Completed 135 college credit hours, but did not graduate
    • Completed 180 college credit hours, but did not graduate
    • Completed an Associate's degree
    • Completed a Bachelor's degree
    • Completed a Master's degree or higher
  4. * Select one box that best represents your number of full years paid employment:
    • Some, but less than one full year of employment
    • 1 full year or more of employment
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 years
    • 6 years
    • 7 years
    • 8 years
    • 9 years
    • 10 or more years
  5. * Do you have an earned Master’s degree in Agriculture, natural resources, or related field? An earned Master’s is required at the time of hire.
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Have you emailed the following materials to bahnsen.9@osu.edu: cover letter, resume, list of at least five professional references including email addresses, and official copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts showing the awarded dates?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * This position works as a part of the Extension team in Delaware, Ohio. Are you willing to work in Delaware, Ohio?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * What date would you be available to start?

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Do you have experience in working with diverse clientele and organizations?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other