#42-19 Larimer Family & Consumer Science Extension Agent
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The position will provide leadership, guidance, direction, and educational program support to family and consumer sciences programs in Larimer County including, but not limited to, food safety and safe food preservation; human, family and community development; family finance; nutrition, and health and wellness as they relate to individuals, families, and communities.
A completed master’s degree is required for this position. At least one degree must have been conferred in family and consumer sciences, food science and/or nutrition, child or human development, community or public health, family financial management, food safety, human sciences, or a closely related field.
Larimer County is the ninth largest county at 2,640 square miles, and the sixth largest county in population with over 310,000 residents. Located in north central Colorado, Larimer County is a county of contrasts ranging from the high mountains of Rocky Mountain National Park in the west to foothills and plains along the Interstate 25 corridor. Most of the population resides in Fort Collins and Loveland. There are three school districts in the county. The median household income is $75,800. There is a commitment to preserving agriculture, its heritage, and open space in an urbanizing county. Larimer County offers a variety of attractive residential choices, excellent schools, parks, greenbelts and trail systems, recreation, cultural opportunities, and an inviting quality of life. Fort Collins is home to the Colorado State University Campus. The Larimer County staff includes the county director, three 4-H agents and a 4-H program coordinator, a family consumer sciences/community development agent, a horticulture agent and a farmers market/fair coordinator, an agriculture and natural resources agent, a Family Leadership Training Institute coordinator, a communications specialist, two AmeriCorps members, three administrative professional staff and a number of interns, facilitators and volunteers.
Colorado State University Extension
4040 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO 80523-4040
To view the job vacancy announcement and apply, visit: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/72430.
All materials must be received no later than 11:59 PM Mountain Time on November 21, 2019 (Thursday) for full consideration.
CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.