Oregon State University Seeks Master Gardener & Community Horticulture Educator

Posted on January 28, 2022
Oregon State University Seeks Master Gardener & Community Horticulture Educator
Position Title                                                                                                                         
Master Gardener and Community Horticulture Educator
Position Summary
Oregon State University and the Extension Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Program are seeking applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Master Gardener and Community Horticulture Educator. This professional faculty position is affiliated with the College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Horticulture at Oregon State University. This position will serve Wasco County and will be based at the OSU Extension Service Wasco County Office in The Dalles, Oregon.
This Outreach Program Coordinator will provide leadership and coordination for the OSU Extension Wasco County Master Gardener and Community Horticulture programs. This includes assessing the needs, teaching, facilitating, and evaluating educational programs in community horticulture. This individual will be responsible for training, managing, and supporting active groups of Master Gardener volunteers and developing educational programs in noxious weeds and integrated pest management, community gardens, and other community horticulture related needs of the public in Wasco County.
About the division:
The Division of Extension and Engagement (Division) is core to Oregon State University’s mission. The Division helps create real solutions and positive impact across Oregon and beyond. The Division is aligned under the leadership of the Vice Provost for Extension and Engagement. To learn more about our Division and its core units and initiatives, please visit our website: https://engagement.oregonstate.edu/.
The mission of OSU Extension Service is to engage the people of Oregon with research-based knowledge and education that strengthen communities and economies, sustain natural resources, and promote healthy families and individuals. OSU Extension programs, partnerships and volunteer opportunities are focused on:
• Healthy communities and economies
• Resilient and productive forestry and natural ecosystems
• Sustainable agriculture, food systems, and gardening
• Thriving youth, individuals and families
Commitment to inclusive excellence:
Oregon State University is committed to creating and maintaining compassionate and inclusive learning and working environments for all learners, visitors and employees. We envision collaborative community environments that enhance civility and embrace diversity. All employees are responsible for achieving this commitment. This commitment includes, but is not limited to, complying with Civil Rights and Language Access regulations. In addition, this individual will design, develop, maintain and/or carry out Extension programs to ensure that educational programs and outreach activities serve diverse populations, including those that have been historically marginalized/excluded from participation.
OSU Extension Service https://extension.oregonstate.edu/about/diversity-equityinclusion
OSU Moving Forward Together https://leadership.oregonstate.edu/president/movingforward-Together
To review posting and apply, please visit https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/113089. Posting #P05175UF. Closing date: 2/15/2022.
OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled.