County Director (ADMIN MGR 1) - UCCE Capitol Corridor MCP (Woodland, CA) - Job ID: 15635

County Locations: Sacramento County, Solano County, Yolo County

Date Posted: February 18, 2021
Closing Date: August 27, 2021

The County Director is responsible for the coordination and overall operation of Cooperative Extension programs in Sacramento, Solano, and Yolo Counties. Responsibilities include oversight of effective educational and applied research programs, direction and leadership of academic and support staff assigned to county Extension programs; maintaining effective communication within the University and county government, securing adequate county Extension budgets, and developing and maintaining good working relationships with public and private agencies and with all four counties. The incumbent will increase the visibility of UCCE by communicating the positive impacts and benefits realized by the citizens of the local counties and the state through the activities and contributions of these units.

The University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, is the statewide division of the University of California that administers Cooperative Extension, which is responsible for local program development and delivery throughout the state of California. University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) is a network of colleagues with a focus on research, education programs, and outreach to resolve local challenges in communities where they live and work. UC ANR is the bridge between local issues and the power of UC research. UC ANR's CE advisors, CE specialists and Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) faculty develop and deliver practical, science-based solutions that contribute to healthy food systems, healthy environments, healthy communities, and healthy Californians.

The Director will provide leadership in the stability and transformation of extension for clientele that can serve as a model for other communities throughout California and the U.S. 

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