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K-State Research and Extension
123 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-3401

April 19, 2022

Search Underway – Regional Extension Specialist for Family and Consumer Sciences, NW Research-Extension

Submitted by Rachael Clews

Dan Devlin, Interim Head, Western Kansas Research-Extension Centers, has appointed a committee to conduct a nationwide search for the next Regional Extension Specialist for Family and Consumer Sciences for the NW Research-Extension Center in Colby, KS. The person selected for the position will provide leadership for Extension agents in NW Kansas providing research and evidence-based programming in FCS, including, but not limited to, family life, aging, nutrition, food safety, parenting, communication, financial management, leadership, health and safety. The person selected will provide transformational leadership and support for extension initiatives, including community-based education and policy system and environmental change approaches that address social determinates of health.

The committee seeks your input to identify and recruit excellent candidates for this important role. Please consider colleagues at K-State and beyond who are qualified for this role and nominate them to our committee. You are also encouraged to pass the position description along to individuals and request they apply. The committee will begin screening applicants on April 22, 2022. More information about the position, responsibilities and qualifications, and application instructions is located at https://careers.pageuppeople.com/742/cw/en-us/job/512604/extension-specialist-for-family-and-consumer-sciences.

Please contact any of the committee members for more information about the position or to nominate qualified candidates. The members of the search committee are:

Rachael Clews, rclews@ksu.edu

Jeanne Falk Jones, jfalkjones@ksu.edu

Anna Muir, amuir@ksu.edu

Janelle VanKooten, janellev@ksu.edu

Erin Yelland, erinyelland@ksu.edu

Taylor Ziegelmeier, taylorlz@ksu.edu