The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for an Extension County Coordinator with excellent management and interpersonal skills. The position is in Reno, NV, at the Washoe County Extension Office, and it reports to the Extension Northern Area Director.

The primary role of the Extension County Coordinator is to work with community members and staff to identify beneficial community-based education and bring in statewide programs for impactful programming in agriculture, children, youth and families, horticulture, community development, natural resources, and health and nutrition in assigned counties. The incumbent will build positive, strong relations with the county commissions and community agencies. Through entrepreneurial leadership, program areas of need will be addressed through collaborations with experts statewide. One role of the position is managing the offices in assigned counties. The position will supervise some office staff to ensure programming addresses community needs. This position requires working effectively with diverse cultural and community interests and developing and maintaining solid working relationships. A joy of Extension work is revitalizing communities and improving individuals’ lives in Nevada.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and four (4) years of related professional work experience, OR
Master’s Degree and two (2) years of related professional work experience
Related Experience: Community education programming and office management or a related field

This position requires candidates to complete a fingerprinting/background check.

Tagged as: community, coordinator, education, extension, management

About University of Nevada, Reno Extension

University of Nevada, Reno Extension is a major unit of the University of Nevada, Reno and resides in the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources.  Extension uses peer-reviewed research to find solutions to community-based issues and needs within six broad legislatively mandated areas: Agriculture; Children, Youth, and Families; Community Development; Health and Nutrition; Horticulture; and Natural Resources. The mission is to discover, develop, disseminate, preserve and use knowledge to strengthen the social, economic and environmental well-being of people and their communities.  Extension has offices in 16 of Nevada’s 17 counties with programs that span large urban centers with over two million residents to isolated ranching and farming communities of several hundred or fewer inhabitants.