Job Details

University of Nevada, Reno
  • Position Number: 2562696
  • Location: Reno, NV
  • Position Type: Agriculture - Horticulture & Landscape Architecture


Community Based Instructor 3 Horticulture, Las Vegas


R0127076
Extension, Clark - University of Nevada, Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:
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Job Description

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Clark County, is recruiting for a full-time Community Based Instructor 3 position for the Horticulture department Youth Horticulture Education Program, located in Las Vegas, Nevada. This position does not offer layoff rights and is contingent upon funding. This position is to teach soil and soilless gardening techniques to middle and high school aged youth in a variety of educational settings including maximum security juvenile residential detention facilities. In addition, this job will facilitate professional development workshops and utilize online conference platforms to teach as needed, assist with maintenance of outdoor and hydroponic gardens, mapping of select curriculum to the Nevada Academic Content Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. This job will assist with research data collection as key personnel.

Required Qualifications

Graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of relevant work experience in areas such as agriculture, horticulture, community development, health and nutrition, human and family development, and natural resources in urban and rural areas; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

A valid Class C driver's license or higher operator's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

Must pass a successful criminal background check, to include fingerprinting.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with experience teaching at-risk-youth of various ages and grade levels, a proven record of excellent organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and effectively manage time, an ability to clearly and effectively convey information, and collaborate with others are encouraged to apply.

Schedule

The typical work schedule is variable to include weekdays with occasional nights and weekends; this is subject to change based on organizational needs. Travel within assigned locations in Clark County, Nevada.

Compensation Grade

Grade 27

Classified Compensation

Classified Benefits

PERS retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with other benefits. For more information, please visit: Classified Benefits

Classified Staff Grant-In-Aid Benefit

For more information about the Classified Staff Grant-In-Aid Benefit, please visit: Classified Staff Grant-In-Aid Benefit

Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program

Additionally, we offer a Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents of classified employees (working at least a 50% full-time equivalent).

For more information, please visit: Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program

Department Information

Extension is an outreach arm of the University, funded by county, state and federal dollars, that extends unbiased, research-based knowledge from the University of Nevada, Reno to residents of Nevada. For more information, please visit the following site: https://extension.unr.edu/clark-main.aspx opens new window" target="_blank" href="https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=2562696&targetURL=https://extension.unr.edu/clark-main.aspx">https://extension.unr.edu/clark-main.aspx

For questions, please contact: Tricia Braxton Perry, Hiring Manager, tbraxtonperry@unr.edu opens new window" target="_blank" href="https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=2562696&targetURL=mailto:tbraxtonperry@unr.edu">tbraxtonperry@unr.edu

Exempt
No

Full-Time Equivalent
100.0%

Required Attachment(s)

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at jobs@unr.edu opens new window" target="_blank" href="https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=2562696&targetURL=mailto:jobs@unr.edu">jobs@unr.edu.

Attach the following attachment(s) to your application

Resume/CV - (required) List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.

Cover Letter - (optional)

Contact Information for Three Supervisory References - (required) Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.

Transcripts - (optional) If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position.

Veteran Interview Consideration - (optional) - To receive interview consideration for veterans and veterans with a service-connected disability, proof is required at the time of application. Please attach proof electronically to your application under the Veteran Document(s) section. (Examples of acceptable documents include DD-214, disability letter from Veteran's Administration, etc).

This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

University of Nevada, Reno

To apply, visit https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UNR-external/job/Extension-Clark---University-of-Nevada-Reno/Community-Based-Instructor-3---Horticulture--Las-Vegas_R0127076

Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevadas land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a Top Tier Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

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