CFAES Extension Area Leader – Lucas/Wood Counties

Do you know a highly effective leader? Are YOU a great administrator who enjoys managing people? The Ohio State University Extension (OSUE) is looking for a new Area Leader! We are seeking someone who is ready to make decisions and wants a chance to work with some of the best staff, teams, and top coworkers! Area Leaders are ready to be challenged, learn rapidly, implement their ideas to improve performance and programs, and work in/help cultivate an environment where performance is rewarded. OSUE offers staff the opportunity to innovate, take risks, have input on designing their own projects, assignments and schedule as well as the stability and resources of being employed by a world-renowned land-grant university all while having access to excellent benefits and OPERS retirement. If you are someone who wants their work to have a meaningful impact on clientele, community, and the world: if you are someone who is ready to do the best work of your life-We’re looking for your application!

The Ohio State University Extension seeks an Area Leader who provides overall strategic leadership for three of our Urban Area OSU Extension Offices; positions in Lucas/Wood Counties available. Area Leaders perform all administrative functions within the county units by serving as administrative head.

Minimum Education Required:

Master’s Level Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications:

Must have strong written/oral communication skills and experience working with diverse clientele and organizations. Candidates must be willing to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends, have effective time management, organizational and prioritizing skills, and be able to work with minimal supervision.

For Full Consideration Resume and Cover Letter are to be included at time of application.

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Salary Range for this position, $65,000 – $75,000., $7,500/yr. Area Leader stipend.

Deadline June 6, 2022

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law. Applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Equal Employment Identification form.