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.
Our staffing needs are diverse, but we often have openings for those with an interest in education, agriculture, environmental stewardship, foods and nutrition, and community development. And we are always on the lookout for those individuals gifted in office administration, program planning, IT, and communications!
To view all openings for Illinois Extension, visit the University of Illinois Academic Job Board.
Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms
University of Illinois Extension is seeking an individual to deliver research-based educational programs, while concentrating programmatically in Local Food Systems within diverse production settings in Livingston, McLean, and Woodford Counties. Master’s degree related to subject matter emphasis is required. To view complete job description and apply, visit https://go.illinois.edu/137377. Closing date is November 4, 2020.
Community Worker, SNAP-Ed
The civil service employee will support the implementation of the University of Illinois Extension Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Education Program (SNAP-Ed). The Community Worker will work with local residents (adults and youth) identified for SNAP-Ed programming to provide basic nutrition, food safety, physical activity, and food budgeting education for low-income individuals. The intent of this program is to work in collaboration with SNAP eligible families to provide educational services, information and skills that empower families to make positive changes for their health. See full job description, find out more information and apply online at jobs.illinois.edu. Application process must be complete by October 8, 2020.
LOCATION: Unity Community Center, Normal, IL.