Extension agents are professional educators who serve as a link between Kansas State University and communities across Kansas. This position will provide primary leadership for the dissemination of research-based information and implementation and development of horticulture educational programs. Programming will include, but not be limited to: horticulture crop production, marketing and economics, conservation of natural resources, horticultural waste management, and landscape maintenance and improvement.
Bachelor’s degree with knowledge of horticulture sciences as evidenced by academic courses, professional development and/or professional experience.
Evidence of strong academic and/or professional performance as documented by college transcripts, acceptance into a graduate program or documented success in increasingly responsible professional positions.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with individuals, groups and through mass media.
Leadership skills as evidenced by working with individuals, groups and co-workers.
Access to a personal vehicle and the ability to obtain/maintain a valid driver’s license.