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Job Vacancy #28-17
Extension Agent, Family & Consumer  Sciences
Adams County, Brighton, CO

Adams County offers the best of suburban and rural life – vibrant cities, quiet towns, and miles of recreation. Located in the Denver metro area, Adams is the state's 5th largest county serving a population of more than 450,000 residents. Adams County is a fast growing county, and home to the cities of Arvada, Aurora, Brighton, Commerce City, Federal Heights, Northglenn, Thornton, Westminster, the town of Bennett and unincorporated communities of Henderson, Strasburg, and Watkins.

The geographical area of the county is 18 miles by 72 miles. The eastern half of the county is agricultural; primarily cattle and dry land wheat production. The majority of the county's population lives in the western half of the county. The urban rural interface is home to numerous 2 to 40 acre parcels and small farms. The county seat is Brighton and the Extension office is located in Henderson on the Adams County Fairgrounds campus.

In addition to this position, the Adams County Extension office team includes: a county director/agriculture agent; four agents (4-H youth development, 4-H school enrichment and after school, horticulture, and family and consumer science); a small acreage coordinator; a horticulture technician/Master Gardener coordinator, and two administrative support staff. To learn more, visit the Adams County website at:  www.co.adams.co.us, the Adams County Extension site at: www.adamscountyextension.org, or Colorado State University Extension at: extension.colostate.edu.

Job Vacancy #18-17, Southeast Area Extension Agent
Family Consumer Science & 4-H Youth Development, Bent County, Las Animas, CO

The Southeast Area is composed of seven counties in southeastern Colorado (Baca, Bent, Cheyenne, Crowley, Kiowa, Otero, and Prowers).  The seven counties have a combined population of over 55,000, with Bent having a population of 5688 residents. The 4-H program is made up of 3 clubs with 108 youth members and 11 adult leaders. The Bent County seat, Las Animas, hosts the oldest student council-sponsored event in the United States, Santa Fe Trail Days. This event is sponsored by the Las Animas High School Student Council each spring, with assistance from the Bent County Chamber of Commerce and other community organizations. Bent County has a rich history that includes various historical sites. This position is located in Bent County, Las Animas, CO.

This individual will provide leadership for the overall Extension family and consumer sciences program in Adams County and also provide support for regional and state programming efforts. This individual will be responsible for partnering with and working through a variety of county and community partners to assess needs, plan, coordinate, deliver and evaluate programming that meet local needs in human, family, and community development; family financial stability; food safety and preservation; nutrition, health, and wellness as they relate to individuals, families and communities.

Clemson University: College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences: Food, Nutrition & Packaging Sciences
Lecturer- Nutrition

Location: P&A Food Science
The Department of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences at Clemson University is seeking a lecturer for a full-time (100% teaching), 9-month, non-tenure track position in the Nutrition program. This individual must have a background in human nutrition or related field with a preference for applicants who have formal education and experience in the following two areas -- quantity food production, and food and culture. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate nutrition classes that fulfill program needs and that are within the candidate's area of expertise. The candidate will also be expected to advise undergraduate students enrolled in the Nutrition Program. The Chair in the Department of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences will supervise the successful candidate and assign coursework and advising responsibilities. Because this position is within the Department of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences, the successful candidate must demonstrate their ability to interact collegially and collaborate with faculty working in nutrition, food science, and packaging science.

The University of Houston (UH) invites nominations and applications for individuals interested in an exciting leadership opportunity as Dean of the College of Technology.

Reporting to the Senior Vice Chancellor/Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, the Dean is the chief executive officer of the College of Technology and is responsible for providing the academic leadership and vision necessary for setting strategic, operational and financial directions. In those roles, the Dean has overall responsibilities for developing an effective collegial environment that supports excellence in research, teaching and service. Below is information about the college, the university, and the position.

The School of Human Ecology in the College of Health and Human Sciences invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Professor of Interior Design.

Georgia Southern University, classified as a doctoral/research institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, is a member of the University System of Georgia. As the largest and most comprehensive research institution in southeast Georgia, the University is a residential campus of more than 20,500 students representing 48 states and 89 nations.

Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Family & Consumer Sciences in the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences. The position is a full-time, 9 month, tenure-track to begin August 2017.

Candidates for the position must have an earned doctorate in Human Development/Child and Family Studies with at least one degree from a family and consumer sciences unit; demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses in child development and family studies; prepare students to work with children and families and earn TN teacher licensure in early childhood education (pre K-3); provide consultation to the director of the Child Development Laboratory; commitment to teamwork, scholarship, and professional involvement including attainment of the Certified in Family and Consumer Sciences (CFCS) credential and the Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) credential.