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The University of Illinois Extension is a statewide network of professionals dedicated to creating local community impact and statewide transformation. We translate research and knowledge into practical programs for Illinois residents. Our programs target youth and adults, individuals and families, as well as business owners and community leaders.

Our staffing needs are diverse, but we often have openings for those interested in education, agriculture, environmental stewardship, food and nutrition, and community development. And we are always on the lookout for those gifted in office administration, program planning, IT, and communications! 

Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Science (Family Life) 

The University of Illinois Extension is seeking an individual to provide educational leadership for program delivery in Carroll, Lee, and Whiteside Counties. Master’s degree related to subject matter emphasis required. To view the complete job description and apply, visit The closing date is March 30, 2023. The U of I is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled that participates in the federal e-Verify program and participates in a background check program focused on prior criminal or sexual misconduct history.

Direct questions to County Director Karla Belzer at or 815-632.3611

To view more job opportunities for Illinois Extension, visit the current openings on our state page.