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Transformative Work You'll Love


University of Illinois Extension is a statewide network of professionals dedicated to creating local community impact and statewide transformation. We do this by translating 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. Choose from diverse careers in education, agriculture, environmental stewardship, foods and nutrition, leadership development, and community development. We are always on the lookout for those individuals gifted in office administration, program planning, information technology, and communications! 

To view all openings for Illinois Extension, visit the University of Illinois Job Board.


Current Academic Professional Openings

Extension Educator, Agriculture and Agribusiness (Horticulture), Unit 21 (Effingham County) - Position Description - Applications Due: December 4, 2023

Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Unit 12 (McLean County) - Position Description - Applications Due: December 12, 2023

Visiting Program Administrator, INEP (EFNEP and SNAP-Ed), Unit 22 (St. Clair County) - Position Description - Applications Due: January 3,2024

Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Science (SNAP-Ed), multiple positions and locations available - Position Description- Applications Due: January 5, 2024

  • Unit 15 – Calhoun, Cass, Greene, Morgan, and Scott Counties – One position available
  • Unit 27 – Alexander, Johnson, Massac, Pulaski, and Union Counties – One position available

Extension Educator, Community and Economic Development (Community Development and Planning), Unit 10 (Knox County) - Position Description - Applications Due: January 9, 2024