I am delighted to announce 16 UCCE Specialist positions will be recruited over the next 12 months. This is in addition to the five UCCE Specialist positions released last fall and two additional co-funded UCCE Specialist positions since May 2021 (one located at the Kearney REC in partnership with UC Merced and one position to be recruited in partnership with UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine). To date, 106 UCCE Specialist and Advisor positions have been released since this time in 2021 to grow the UCCE footprint, thanks to the increased 2021-22 state funding. We are positioned to make an even bigger difference in the lives of Californians by having so...
- Author: Glenda Humiston
I am thrilled to announce another monumental milestone to grow UC ANR's Cooperative Extension footprint – 48 more CE Advisor positions will be recruited over the next 12 months! Thanks to the increased 2021-22 state funding, the 2021 Call for CE Positions has concluded. Additional CE Specialist positions will be announced in early April 2022.
We want to recognize and commend the active engagement and collaboration across the UC ANR network to develop the position proposals, and in particular the groups that worked together to submit joint proposals. We also want to thank the.../span>
- Author: Pamela Kan-Rice
UC ANR's hiring blitz continues! Thanks to the increased 2021-22 state funding, eight more UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Advisor positions are now released for recruitment. The recruitments are being staged to avoid overwhelming our Human Resources colleagues.
- 06 Central Sierra Local Food Systems Advisor, Amador
- 10 Vertebrate Pest Management Advisor, Napa
- 14 Specialty Crops Advisor, Sonoma
- 17 Viticulture Advisor, San Joaquin (with Sacramento, Stanislaus, and nearby areas)
- 48 Integrated Pest Management Advisor, San Diego
- 51 4-H Youth Development Advisor, Placer-Nevada
Following up on my July 20 announcement, I am pleased to announce 10 more UC Cooperative Extension positions are now released for recruitment. These positions are made possible by the historic 2021-22 state budget increase Governor Newsom approved in July. We are grateful to begin rebuilding the UC ANR academic footprint to address critical needs in our state. The newly released positions include:
- #09 Orchard Systems Area Advisor, Tehama County (headquarter county)
- #65 Nut Crops Advisor, Merced County (headquarter county)
- #32 Invasive Weed &...
I am pleased to announce that, because of the state's acknowledgement that growing the UC ANR academic footprint is of great benefit to the state, recruitment of UCCE Advisor and UCCE Specialist positions will resume. Earlier this year, the Program Council recommended release of 20 positions (15 UCCE Advisor plus 5 UCCE Specialist positions). Ten of these positions have been released for recruitment; the remaining positions will be released soon. Program Council will review other currently identified needs in September and advance additional recommendations to me. Up to 75 additional UCCE Advisor and 18 additional UCCE Specialist positions are expected to be released in the next 12 months.
The currently identified needs reflect...