By  September 24, 2019 - 4:07pm

We are excited to announce that three newly-created positions with UK Extension have been posted. These three regional director positions will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Extension operations in one region. The positions will foster teamwork and communication throughout the region and promote effective programming. A  job description for the Regional Director position is available here. Below are three job postings. The postings close on October 14. If you have any questions about the positions, contact information for each is below.

West Region - The West Region will include 35-40 counties located within a 175-mile radius of Princeton, KY. The office location will be at the Grain and Forage Center of Excellence, Princeton, KY. 

Search Committee Chair: Dr. Craig Wood, Interim Assistant Director, Agriculture and Natural Resources, 859-257-1846

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Central Region The Central Region will include 35-40 counties located within a 125-mile radius of Lexington, KY. The office location will be at University of Kentucky Main Campus, Lexington, KY. 

Search Committee Chair: Dr. Mark Mains, Assistant Director, 4-H Youth Development, 859-218-0989

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East RegionThe East Region will included 40-46 counties located within a 180-mile radius of Jackson, KY. The office location will be at the Robinson Center for Appalachian Resource Sustainability, Jackson, KY. 

Search Committee ChairDr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director, Family and Consumer Sciences, 859- 257-3887

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Applications must be submitted via the links above by October 14, 2019. Review of applications will begin at that time, with interviews to be held in late November and early December.

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity university. We encourage applications from women, minorities, and all interested and qualified people. The EEO Coordinator is Tim West, S-105 Agricultural Science North, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546-0091.