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Student Positions

Jobs for graduate and undergraduate students interested in extension work.

Student Employee, Rural Grocery Initiative
2022 Fall semester, may be extended based on performance
10-15 hours/week
$13.00/hour
For best consideration, apply by August 12, 2022
For more information about this position contact rgi@ksu.edu

Position Description and Application Instructions (PDF)

Graduate Assistant, Rural Grocery Initiative
2022-2023 academic year
20 hours/week
$30,000 annual stipend
For best consideration, apply by August 12, 2022
For more information about this position contact rgi@ksu.edu

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Extension Agents

Extension agents are professional educators who serve as a link between Kansas State University and communities across Kansas. Agents are local representatives within a statewide network of educators sharing unbiased, research-based information and expertise on issues important to Kansas. 

Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent, Grant County
Office Location: Ulysses, KS
Applications will be accepted until August 17, 2022
For more information about this position contact Jennifer Wilson
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Family Resource Management Agent, River Valley District
Office Location: negotiable between Belleville & Clay Center, KS
Applications will be accepted until August 24, 2022
For more information about this position contact Jennifer Wilson
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Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent, River Valley District
Office Location: negotiable between Belleville & Clay Center, KS
Applications will be accepted until August 24, 2022
For more information about this position contact Jennifer Wilson
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4-H Youth Development Agent, Thomas County
Office Location: Colby, KS
Applications will be accepted until August 24, 2022
For more information about this position contact Jennifer Wilson
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Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent, Geary County
Office Location: Junction City, KS
Applications will be accepted until August 31, 2022
For more information about this position contact Jennifer Wilson
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Adult Development & Aging Agent, Southwind District
Office Location: Yates Center, KS
Applications will be accepted until August 31, 2022
For more information about this position contact Jennifer Wilson
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Horticulture Agent, Cottonwood District
Office Location: negotiable between Hays & Great Bend, KS
Applications will be accepted until August 31, 2022
For more information about this position contact Jennifer Wilson
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Family & Community Wellness Agent, Lyon County
Office Location: Emporia, KS
Applications will be accepted until August 31, 2022
For more information about this position contact Jennifer Wilson
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Extension Nutrition Program

The Extension Nutrition Program is comprised of EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program) and SNAP-Ed  (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - Education).  Nutrition Educators and Assistants work to engage and empower their communities with research-based health and nutrition education.

EFNEP Nutrition Assistant (1 opening), Shawnee County
20 hours/week, benefits eligible 
Office Location: Topeka, KS

Screening will continue until the positions are filled
For more information about this position contact Lisa Ross
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EFNEP Nutrition Assistant (1 opening), Southwest KS
Part-time: 12 hours/week
Office Location: Garden City, KS

Screening will continue until all openings are filled
For more information about this position contact Lisa Ross
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More Jobs in Extension

K-State Research and Extension careers can involve administrative work, research, marketing/communications, support staff, extension education, and anything in between!  We have openings in many departments and subject areas like 4-H Youth Development; Agricultural Economics; Animal Sciences & Industry; Communications & Marketing; Community Vitality; Entomology; Family & Consumer Sciences; Food, Nutrition, Dietetics & Health; the Kansas Forest Service; and our Research-Extension Centers.

Department Head, Western Kansas Research-Extension Centers (WKREC)
Office Location: Hays, KS.
Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Bob Weaber
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Pest Management Training Support Specialist, Entomology
Office Location: Manhattan, KS or remote work.
Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Frannie Miller
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Community Vitality State Specialist
Office Location: Manhattan, KS.

Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Carla Nemecek
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4-H Youth Development Program Leader
Office Location: Manhattan, KS.
Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Chris Onstad
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Extension Agricultural Economist, Kansas Farm Management Association (KFMA)
Office Location: Colby, KS.
Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Mark Dikeman
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Research Assistant (Swine Unit), Animal Sciences and Industry
Office Location: Manhattan, KS.
Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Jason Woodworth
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Farm Manager (Dairy Unit), Animal Sciences and Industry
Office Location: Manhattan, KS.
Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Mike Brouk
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Digital Media Officer, Communications and Agricultural Education
Office Location: Manhattan, KS.
Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Amanda Tomlinson
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Extension Assistant Professor, Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health
Office Location: Manhattan, KS.
Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Brian Lindshield
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Fuels Specialist, Kansas Forest Service
Office Location: Manhattan, KS.
Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Dennis Carlson
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Community Forestry Coordinator, Kansas Forest Service
Office Location: Manhattan, KS.
For best consideration apply by August 10, 2022
For more information about this position contact Jason Hartman
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Agricultural Economist, Kansas Farm Management Association (KFMA)
Office Location: Ottawa, KS.
For best consideration apply by August 12, 2022
For more information about this position contact Mark Dikeman
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Agricultural Economist, Kansas Farm Management Association (KFMA)
Office Location: Hiawatha, KS.
For best consideration apply by August 25, 2022
For more information about this position contact Mark Dikeman
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Extension Watershed Specialist, Kansas Center for Agricultural Resources and Environment
Office Location: negotiable within northeast KS;
Eligible for remote/hybrid work agreement

For best consideration apply by September 1, 2022
For more information about this position contact Susan Metzger
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