University of Georgia Extension extends lifelong learning to the people of Georgia through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families. The College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences (CAES) seeks an outstanding leader for the position of Director of Extension County Operations. This is a full-time administrative position based in Athens, Georgia. Appointment will be in the Public Service or Tenure track system as appropriate for the selected candidate.
The incumbent will provide leadership to county Extension offices in Georgia to facilitate coordinated operations between four Extension Districts, personnel development, enhanced extramural support and strategic partnerships. Approximately 800 personnel in county Extension offices provide program leadership in the areas of Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR), Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) and 4-H to meet the needs of Georgia citizens. (http://extension.uga.edu/about/index.cfm).
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