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Job Opportunities

Extension Information Technology Transfer Coordinator for Little Cherry Disease 

Position number 130965 

 Location: Yakima or Wenatchee WA 

Washington State University (WSU) Extension invites applications for a full time Extension Information Technology Transfer Coordinator for Little Cherry Disease. 

X Phytoplasma and Little Cherry Virus have reached epidemic levels in Washington state with more than 1800 positive trees in 2019. Effective extension programing will be essential to managing these pathogens and the sustainability of the cherry industry in Washington.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for outreach of the research-based information to tree fruit industry stakeholders in the area of X Phytoplasma and Little Cherry Virus biology and management. She/he will work with the Extension team, plant pathologists and entomologists to provide up-to-date and effective management information. Primary tasks will include the development and delivery of trainings (field days, workshops and talks) and training materials including factsheets, webpages (treefruit.wsu.edu), web articles, and videos. The individual will also manage and execute applied field research to develop recommendations. The individual will report to Regional Extension Specialist Tianna DuPont.  

Required: Strong communication skills including written and verbal communication a must. Familiarity with the Washington Tree Fruit Industry, plant pathology, entomology and growing systems highly desired. Weekly travel in the seven Central Washington Counties required. The ability to travel and work occasional weekend, early mornings and/or evening hours. Exemplary verbal and written communication skills (English). Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid driver’s license at time of hire. Position requires a bachelor’s degree in a relevant extension program discipline and two (2) years of related experience in the program specialty.  Prefer a master’s degree with three (3) years related experience. Demonstrated teaching experience and evaluating community projects and experience in preparing educational materials for low literacy and diverse populations.  

WSU is an EO/AA educator and employer. 

Applications are only accepted on-line.  To apply, visit https://wsujobs.com/postings/50907. The position has been re-opened. Application review begins April 22, 2020 open until filled. Position begins June 2020. 

For further information about the position, contact Tianna DuPont, WSU Extension tianna.dupont@wsu.edu (509) 293-8758. 

 

YA4-H! Teen Teacher (paid internship for youth ages 14-19) open until filled

How do I apply?

• Create something that shares somethings about yourself and why you would enjoy this
opportunity. Feel free to be creative with this! It can be anything from a cover letter to a song or collage.
• Complete the YA4-H! Teen Teacher Application
• Email your materials to: hannahyakima4h@gmail.com

Questions? Email hannahyakima4h@gmail.com

 

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