Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Extension Specialist- Family Life and Human Development
University or Organization :
North Carolina A&T State University
State or Territory :
N. Carolina
Application Deadline :
None Stated
Descriptive Job Title :
Extension Specialist- Family Life and Human Development
Keywords separated by commas :
Family Life and Human Development
Location :
Greensboro, N.C.
Area, Department or Unit :
Cooperative Extension
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Commensurate with education and experience
Start Date:
None Stated
Provides educational leadership in the development, management, implementation, and evaluation of research based, integrative statewide Extension programs that meet the needs of limited-resource and socially-disadvantaged audiences. Delivers training and educational support materials for field staff and their clientele/ customers in family education, consistent with the philosophy, policy and overall mission, goals and educational objectives of Cooperative Extension at North Carolina A&T. Specifically, this position provides educational leadership for a statewide program in family life and human development with special emphasis on limited resource families consistent with the philosophy, policy and overall education objectives of the North Carolina Agricultural Extension Service. Responsible for programming in the areas of parent education, child care and development, family and interpersonal relationships and youth programs in human development.
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Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
Cooperative Extension at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an educational outreach organization within the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. Cooperative Extension at A&T provides researched-based educational information, programming and technical assistance to limited-resource audiences that address a diverse range of issues in four programmatic areas Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, Community and Rural Development, and 4-H Youth Development. Together with its partners North Carolina State Extension, U.S. Department of Agriculture, state and county governments, a dynamic and resourceful system is formed. In addition to campus operations, Cooperative Extension has professionally staffed offices in almost half of the 100 counties in North Carolina and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. For additional information, please visit (
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Minimum education level :
Ph.D. or Ed.D. from an accredited university in Child Development and Family Relations, or a closely related field.
Years of experience :
In addition to doctorate, five or more years of professional community and economic development experience in Cooperative Extension or non-profit private sector. One or more years of successful teaching experience in Extension or other educational setting. Experience in the design and development of educational training materials for use in community based educational programming. Computer literacy (proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Office, etc.) Strong oral and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate, interact and collaborate with colleagues and community partners. Ability to interact and gain support from constituencies outside the university such as business and industry, state and federal agencies and non-profit and private foundations. Ability to handle multiple demands and set priorities.
Travel Requirements:
Ability to travel 25 50% of time, including overnight stays and occasional weekends.
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Contact :
Shewana McSwain
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Application Instructions :
You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.Applicants seeking Veterans Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.