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WSU Extension

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Washington State University Extension (WSU Extension) in the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resources Sciences (CAHNRS) seeks a nationally recognized leader in university outreach to serve as Director of WSU Extension and Associate Dean (AD) with permanent faculty rank of Professor. The AD and Director reports to the Dean of CAHNRS and will foster integrated approaches to problem solving by providing strong and effective leadership of county/regional Extension Educators and research & extension faculty and staff at WSU and affiliated institutions. The AD and Director will facilitate the continuation and expansion of WSU Extension’s national leadership in innovative outreach programs, applied research and resource acquisition. The AD and Director will work at the national level with state leaders and land-grant university colleagues to establish an agenda of planned activities leading to stable and improved funding and a continued commitment to excellence in extension.  To view the job posting and application process, please go to https://www.wsujobs.com/.
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AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES (ANR) PROGRAM UNIT

The ANR program unit conducts locally relevant applied research in the fields of agriculture and natural resource sciences.

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (CED) PROGRAM UNIT

CED faculty and staff partner with local leaders to improve their communities and grow their economy.

YOUTH & FAMILY (YF) PROGRAM UNIT

Youth and Family programs improve the capacity of young people to be successful and strengthens families to support healthy development.

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