Program Evaluation State Extension Specialist Assistant Professor
This is a 12-month non-tenure track 100% Extension appointment that will hold the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing a comprehensive plan for evaluating Extension programs throughout the state. Demonstrating innovative and creative leadership, the specialist will evaluate programs and report outcomes and impacts for various programmatic efforts to a broad range of audiences, to inform and guide continuous program improvement The specialist will work to build the capacity of Extension Educators to integrate evaluation into the culture and practice of programs, enhancing the value of Extension programming. This position Is administratively responsible to the Associate Administrator Responsibilities will include: Designing and selecting tools and templates for use by individuals and teams in conducting program evaluation, managing the evaluation of methodology, and logic model development, serving as a resource to faculty and staff in seeking to design and evaluate programs, monitoring and analyzing program outcomes to document impact and improve program accountability and effectiveness, designing and conducting assessments of programs within Extension, gathering and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, leading efforts to build assessment and evaluation capacity within Extension, conduct in-service educational programs related to Extension program accountability and evaluation to state, area and county educators, faculty, staff and volunteers
An earned doctorate. Ph.D. or Ed.D,, is required from an accredited university in consumer economics, agricultural economics. statistics, educational psychology, family and/or youth development or a closely related field; degree must incorporate evaluation methodologies and a minimum of three (3) years of experience in professional evaluation and assessment; expertise in quantitative and qualitative analysis. and research methodology, capable of reporting data, using computer applications in the evaluation of education programs and activities; evidence of having effectively evaluated educational programs and activities; ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and professionally in informal educational settings and other program areas, possess strong interpersonal skills to build effective working relationships with colleagues and clientele and to work as an active member of a team, ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously; strong written and oral communication skills, computer proficiency.
Preferred: Experience in evaluating work in Extension, education, or social service organizations, including evaluating programs delivered via virtual platforms; experience in Extension program development and/or work in a land-grant university with knowledge of country, area and state programs; demonstrated ability to have secured extramural grant funding with state and federal agencies,
private entitles or foundations; knowledge and proficiency In the use of technology in support of program delivery. training and staff development; experience conducting educational sessions via distance learning technologies: experience working with low-income, ethnically diverse individuals from marginalized communities. ability to read, speak and understand Spanish.
820 Chestnut Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Please submit the following to Human Resources -Lincoln University, 101 Young Hall PO Box 29, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0029 or email to [email protected]
1. Complete https://bluetigerportal.lincolnu.edu/c/document_library/get_file?uuid=6…
2. List of 5 references (part of the required LU Application Form)
3. Cover Letter
4. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
5. Transcripts with Degree & Date Earned (may be unofficial, but must provide original transcripts upon hire)
Incomplete application packets will not be considered.
Lincoln University is "An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer."