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Extension Specialist, Family Resource Management

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Date: Mar 11, 2019

Location: West Lafayette, IN, US

Company: Purdue University

Job Summary

The Extension Specialist for Family Resource Management will lead statewide outreach initiatives in family resource management focusing on financial education and financial literacy.  The specialist will design, develop and deliver research-based educational materials in all media to county extension educators for use with consumers, external educators, and local community partners.  Additionally, they will serve as a resource for field staff and work with state-level extension leaders to plan and deliver training for field staff, set programmatic priorities, and manage reporting responsibilities.

 

Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Consumer/Family Economics, Economics, Accounting, Finance or related field 
  • Four (4) years of experience in designing, developing and delivering educational programming in family resource management related subject matter
  • Strong communication skills to effectively communicate with a broad audience, both as a leader and team member
  • Working knowledge of instructional and evaluation methods 
  • Valid U.S. or Canadian driver's license 
  • Occasional overtime may be required
  • 5% domestic travel

 

Preferred:

  • Five (5) years of experience in designing, developing and delivering educational programming in family resource management related subject matter
  • Industry certifications
  • Experience with grant-writing, fundraising management, and representing one's employer or organization in statewide and regional initiatives and/or communities of practice

 

Additional Information

  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment based related visa for this position 
  • A background check will be required for employment
  • FLSA Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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