April 6, 2023 - 11:28am -- rayburn.87@osu.edu

Job Title:

Scioto County Agriculture and Natural Resource Educator



FAES | Scioto County

This position is located in Scioto County.

Ohio State University Extension (OSUE) seeks an Educator to work collaboratively with county, area, and state teams of OSUE professionals and with local agency leaders and volunteers.  The Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) in Scioto County will be responsible for a broad range of duties that include but are not limited to: providing guidance and/or leadership to the creation of a proactive applied research and education program in agriculture and natural resources to meet current and future needs in forest and timber management, water quality, farm management, livestock and crop production, pesticide and fertilizer training and recertification, farmland use issues, food security, environmental quality and sustainability, and development of a Master Gardener volunteer program.

The Educator will plan, teach, deliver, disseminate, and evaluate educational programs and applied research on relevant local issues through proactive educational programs using innovative educational methods; maintain a high level of visibility and facilitate communications with a wide range of clientele to promote the understanding of agriculture and natural resource issues; maintain a program of individual professional improvement in selected subject areas; ensure a diversity among potential clientele and learners and equal access to programs and facilities without regard to age, race, creed, color, handicap, sex, sexual orientation, developmental disability, national origin, marital status, arrest or non-program related conviction record; work closely with local advisory committees, commodity groups and volunteers to conduct needs assessment and priority setting to determine emphasis of educational programs; serve as an educational advisor and liaison for the Ohio State University Extension and the University to appropriate public issue and program related organizations; and represent OSU Extension and the University with federal, state, and local agencies and educational institutions at the local community level.  Ensure a diversity among potential clientele and learners and equal access to programs and facilities.

This position is located in Portsmouth, Ohio.

Extension Educator 1
Requires a Bachelor's Degree

Extension Educator 2
Requires a Master's Degree

Extension Educator 3
Requires a Master's Degree and 11+ years of direct or related work experience

Resume and cover letter, specific to the position, are to be included at time of application.

Career Roadmap Placement is:


Extension Educator

Level to be determined at time of hire


Additional Information:

Ohio State is focused on enhancing the health and safety of our community. Therefore, the university is requiring every student, faculty and staff member to be compliant with Ohio State’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement.

By the start of employment, all newly hired employees must receive at least the first dose of a two-dose series or a single dose of a one-dose series COVID-19 vaccination. Individuals who choose a two-dose series vaccination must receive the second dose within 45 days of their start date. Proof of vaccination will be required at time of hire.

Candidates may request a medical or religious exemption from the vaccination requirement. Campus employees may also request an exemption for personal reasons. Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, College of Medicine or OSUP Employees are not eligible for personal exemptions. All exemptions are subject to Ohio State’s approval and subject to change, including revocation, due to legal and regulatory requirements.



OSU Extension - Scioto (1563)


Position Type:



Scheduled Hours:




First Shift


Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check.  A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.

To apply for this position please go to: //hr.osu.edu/careers/ and search for position: R74590