CFAES Extension, Associate Director, Operations


FAES | Extension Area Leadership


Do you know a great leader? Are YOU a great leader? The Ohio State University Extension (OSUE) is looking for a new Associate Director, Operations. 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! Are you ready to be challenged, learn rapidly, implement ideas to improve performance, 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 Associate Director, Operations who provides overall strategic leadership for twenty-four Area Leaders and with them the 88 county extension offices.


Minimum Requirements:
Education: Master’s Level Degree

Candidates must have supervision experience. Must have experience with issues related to personnel, resource management, business operations, and risk management/compliance. 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.


Application Deadline: September 30, 2022


Additional Information: Salary Range for this position, $116,000.00.


Application Instructions:
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Resume and cover letter are to be included at time of application.


The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. The university is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse work environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies and practices.