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2016 Call for Positions

On December 14, 2016 UC ANR Vice President Humiston announced the the release of 26 CE positions from the 2016 call for a new round of hiring over the next two years. This new release continues the commitment for hiring to exceed projected turnover, thus achieving the goal of academic growth. And, as funding becomes available, UC ANR will consider additional positions.

2016 approved CE positions

January 12, 2016 solicited proposals for Cooperative Extension (CE) advisor and specialist positions in the ANR Update. The call identified positions for strengthening and expanding the UC ANR network to address programmatic gaps and emerging needs. Below this public webpage displays all 138 new CE position proposals (there is a search tool to assist in finding proposals).

The online submittal process was open from January 12 – May 5 (5:00 PM) to allow as much time as possible for internal consultation and external input from UC ANR stakeholders in all program areas. Submissions were accepted from the following official submitter groups:

The Review Phase was completed May 5 – August 1. All proposals were reviewed. The program area and unit reviews were conducted by the Program Teams; geographic groups of County/Multicounty Partnership and Research and Extension Center Directors, and the UC ANR affiliated colleges and school. These groups prioritized and provided rationale for the position proposals under their purview. This input was used to inform UC ANR Program Council’s recommendations and ultimately the UC ANR Vice President’s decisions. More information about the review process is available in the review orientation.

The public comment period was open Jan. 12 through July 11, 2016. Comments can be viewed by clicking the position links below. Comments were reviewed by the review groups, Program Council and the Vice President.

Relevant documents:

If you have any questions, contact Katherine Webb-Martinez at (510) 987-0029 or


2016 URS Call for Positions

This proposal has been formally submitted for the 2016 cycle.

Position Details

063 Nutrition Family Consumer Sciences Advisor

The NFCS Advisor will work in the general disciplinary area of nutrition education and consumer science with emphasis on obesity prevention and food security. Minimum educational requirements include a master’s degree in nutrition, public health, food policy or related field. Collaborating with ANR and campus-based colleagues, and community partners, the advisor will design, develop and implement research-based strategies in two areas: combating childhood and adult obesity and food insecurity, and extend research results to clientele through popular and professional media. The advisor will conduct a highly visible and effective nutrition and healthy lifestyles education program with a significant focus on multifaceted approach addressing individual and family education, healthy food access, partnership development and community engagement. The advisor will conduct, administer and provide academic oversight for the existing two federally funded nutrition education programs (EFNEP and UC CalFresh) in Riverside County.

This position is critical to continue the momentum and provide administrative and program oversight for EFNEP and UC CalFresh in Riverside County. The county is one of the largest with over 2 million population.  This position is proposed to fill a vacancy projected for 2019 due to retirement.

Proposed Location/Housing

Riverside County

Proposed Area of Coverage

Riverside County; one of big counties and fast growing population; currently population at over 2 million.


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