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Join our Team! NMSU-Rio Arriba County 4-H Agriculture Agent Job Vacancy


New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service
engages the people of New Mexico with research-based knowledge and education that strengthens communities and economies, sustains agriculture and natural resources, and promotes healthy families and individuals to create positive impacts and overall well-being of our citizens.
Job Duties:
•Provide leadership and guidance to Extension educational programs for adults and youth including 4-H, special interest groups, adult and youth leaders and the public throughout the county.
•Collaborate with youth serving community organizations and agencies to help further Extension 4-H/Youth Development programs.
•Recruit, train and support volunteer adult and youth leaders.
•Team with other Extension Agents in the county and district in planning and implementing total Extension programs.
•Provide Leadership to youth involved in agriculture and natural resource endeavors.

Abiquiu, New Mexico
Educational Requirements:
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in hand. Must be in an agriculture related field or have equivalent experience.

Required Qualifications:
•Ability to work with people of all ages (especially youth)
•Effective Communicator
•Willing to work odd hours
•Ability to work with volunteers
•Willing to travel
•Willingness to continue learning!

For a full job description and to apply please visit:

Contact: Christina Turner
Northern District Department Head, Cooperative Extension Service, NMSU

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The salary ranges depending on qualifications.  Please visit the job posting listed above and inquire through the information provided there.  We're looking forward to hearing from you and joining our team!  Not to mention . . . Abiquiu, New Mexico is an incredibly beautiful place to live and offers endless great outdoor activities.


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The Extension Foundation was formed in 2006 by Extension Directors and Administrators. Today, the Foundation partners with Cooperative Extension through liaison roles and a formal plan of work with the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) to increase system capacity while providing programmatic services, and helping Extension programs scale and investigate new methods and models for implementing programs. The Foundation provides professional development to Cooperative Extension professionals and offers exclusive services to its members. In 2020 and 2021, the Extension Foundation has awarded 85% of its direct funding back to the Cooperative Extension System, 100% of funds are used to support Cooperative Extension initiatives. 

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