Kansas State University Training Support Specialist in Manhattan, Kansas
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rTraining Support Specialist
r Department: 3670010060 Entomology
Job no: 512691
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Agriculture, Communications / Public Relations / Marketing, Human Resources, Office / Clerical, Research / Scientific / Grants, Horticulture, Entomology, Extension Agent / Educator, Customer Service
Pay Grade: 07A
rAbout This Role:
The Departments of Entomology, Horticulture & Natural Resources, and Plant Pathology invite applicants for a full-time benefits-eligible position in support of Extension programming related to pest management in horticulture and community settings. Specifically, this position will be responsible for coordinating grant-driven deliverables for the multi-disciplinary Integrated Pest Management team. Skills related to communication and instructional design will assist the development and delivery of Extension program objectives related to commercial- and consumer horticulture IPM, pesticide applicator training, and youth programming to increase IPM awareness. This position is full time, 40 hours/week, non-tenure track position based in Manhattan, KS or could work remotely from another location in Kansas.
Why Join Us:
Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits (https://apptrkr.com/get\_redirect.php?id=3065657&targetURL=https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/overview/)
We Support Diversity and Inclusion:
Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.
What You'll Need to Succeed:
Required Minimum Qualifications:
+ High School Diploma and 3 years of relevant experience.
+ Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, including technical writing and interpersonal communication.
+ Individual must be a self-starter with strong organizational skills and must be able to work on projects independently.
+ Strong proofreading skills are necessary. High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
+ Leadership Skills as evidenced by working with individuals, groups or co-workers to set priorities, set and meet deadlines.
+ Ability to learn new skills and adapt to changing environments.
+ Computer skills: Microsoft Office, videoconferencing, etc.
+ Bachelor's degree in Horticulture, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Graphic design, Communications, or similar field.
+ Experience in Horticulture or related discipline is desired.
+ Experience with Extension and/or public outreach is preferred.
+ Experience with program evaluation and impact reporting.
+ Experience with digital media tools and software: CanvaPro, Zoom, Qualtrics, MediaSite, website content management systems
+ Experience with social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTu e, and Instagram.
+ Valid driver's license as the position may require travel to be able to help with meetings.
+ Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
How to Apply:
Please submit the following documents:
Applicants must submit a resume, transcripts, names and contact information of 3 references, and one example of a developed curriculum (Powerpoint, newsletter, a flyer, etc.). Please send to: http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/jobs/ (https://apptrkr.com/get\_redirect.php?id=3065657&targetURL=http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/jobs/) . For further information regarding the position, please contact Frannie Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org (https://apptrkr.com/get\_redirect.php?id=3065657&targetURLemail@example.com) ). Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
Screening of Applications Begins:
Screening begins on April 18, 2022 and continues until position is filled.
Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, g