Director of the Cooperative Extension System
The University of Arizona (UArizona), Arizona's flagship and land-grant university, seeks a strategic and innovative leader to be the next Director of the UArizona Cooperative Extension System.
The CES Director is a senior executive leader who must work closely with 15 County Extension Directors, four Associate Directors, 10 Academic Unit Heads, Directors of three research / policy centers, two Associate Deans in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), the Director of the Arizona Experiment Station (and affiliated research centers), the Associate Vice President for Finance, Administration and Operations, and Development, Alumni, Advocacy and Corporate Relations. They must liaise with peers in other UArizona colleges, federal and state personnel, agricultural producers and commodity groups, external advisory committees, UArizona administrators, 4-H (and other youth programs), and other CES stakeholders throughout the state. Under the direction of UArizona Government and Community Relations, the CES Director may be required to represent the CES to elected and appointed officials in five tribal nations and county, state, and federal government.
As the vital contributor to the communities in which it serves and a visible ambassador of UArizona throughout the state, the CES has more than 400 employees and nearly 2,500 volunteers delivering Extension programs that serve Arizona’s private and public sectors.
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