job: CD specialist, St. Louis

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From: Al Boss <alboss at>

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Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 15:44:56 -0600
From: Leuci, Mary S. <LeuciM at>
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*University** of Missouri Extension** is accepting applications for the
following position.*

*/Regional Position Title:/* Community Development Specialist

*/Position Location: /* Headquartered in St. Louis County in East
Central Region with responsibilities for St. Louis County

and St. Louis City. Position will be housed on the UMSL campus.

*/Salary: /* $34,000-44,000 (based on applicable experience)

*/Specific Responsibilities: /* University of Missouri Extension
Regional Specialists provide leadership and expertise to the local
community within the assigned counties with research-based education and
information. Specialists work side-by-side with local people to solve
problems, make decisions, access resources and chart a course for
success. Work closely with County Councils, program partners,
volunteers, and other professionals to provide programmatic leadership
to diverse audiences with diverse needs. Create linkages with
University of Missouri campuses, Lincoln University, and other partners
and funding stakeholders to plan, implement, and evaluate priority
programs. May provide supervision and leadership to associates within
surrounding counties.

Working collaboratively with a team of extension professionals and
volunteers, the specialist will be responsible for giving programmatic
leadership to community development.

*/Minimum /**/Qualifications: /* Earned master’s degree in community
development or related area with appropriate coursework exhibited.
Related areas include adult education, urban planning, urban
development, organizational development, public administration, public
policy, political science, applied or cultural anthropology, rural
sociology, sociology, social work, or community psychology.

Ability to travel and to work flexible hours including evenings and
weekends is required to fulfill assigned responsibilities.

*/Additional Preferred Qualifications:/* Professional experience in
designing, conducting and evaluating educational programs, and applying
knowledge in subject matter areas related to community cooperation and
collaboration, capacity assessment and action planning, community
planning, public policy issue identification and framing, citizen
participation, leadership, organizational development and resource
management, and volunteerism to community development is desired.

*/Application Procedure: /* All interested applicants must submit a
completed application, letter of intent, current resume and copies of
all academic transcripts to: MU Extension, Human Resource Development,
205 Whitten Hall, Columbia, MO 65211. If you have any questions,
please call (573) 882-4721 or email hrdext at
<mailto:hrdext at>. An application form and complete position
description are available at
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference
will be given to applications postmarked by February 17, 2007.
EEO/AA/ADA employer

Mary Simon Leuci, Ed.D.
Assistant Dean, College of Agriculture Food and Natural Resources
Program Director, Community Development Extension
University of Missouri
232 Gentry Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
fax: 573-882-5127
e-mail: leucim at <mailto:leucim at>

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