Consumer Horticulture Extension Educator - Ingham County

Hiring Organization: Michigan State University Extension
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Location: Mason, MI
Application Deadline: July 29, 2019

Position Overview: 

As part of MSU Extension (MSUE) and the Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute (AABI), this position provides local as well as statewide leadership, educational programming and applied research expertise in alignment with Consumer Horticulture. This position collaborates across work groups, Institutes and community groups and works with faculty, specialists and educators for advancement of the needs of the Institute clientele; designs, implements and evaluates programming based on basic and applied research and the needs of clientele groups; ensures dissemination of research-based information through various methods, including multi-media, personal education and written articles; and, serves as an informational resource for Extension personnel and clientele. This position is based in Mason (Ingham County), Michigan, with programming responsibilities in mid-Michigan and as determined by the work team.


Minimum Qualifications (see full description for complete list of requirements)

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to horticulture must be earned by date of hire.
  • Demonstrated ability and skill in educational program planning, implementation and evaluation.
    Desired Qualifications
  • 3-years’ experience in Extension program delivery or demonstrated ability and skill in educational program planning, implementation and evaluation (relevant experience acquired within the last 5-years preferred).

Application Process: 

To view the full position description and required qualifications, please visit the applicable Michigan State University careers page ( - internal candidate or external candidate) as noted under the To Apply section. Search for posting number 590773 using the Job Search field.
Applicants are asked to provide a current resume, cover letter and four (4) professional references (at least two prior supervisors) including email addresses.
Application Deadline: July 29, 2019. 

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