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May 4, 2015

The Audubon County Extension and Outreach Council is seeking a qualified person to serve as Audubon County Extension and Outreach Program Coordinator.  The ideal candidate will assist in determining program priorities and delivering/evaluating high quality programs in the areas of Economic Development, Food and the Environment, Health and Well-being and K-12 Youth Outreach.     


Qualifications for this full-time position: High school graduate with additional coursework, team player, dependable, self-motivated, ability to work with limited supervision, facilitation and presentation experience. Must pass background screen and have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. 


Applications available at Audubon County Extension and Outreach Office, 608 Market St., Audubon or downloaded from www.extension.iastate.edu/audubon.  Applications must be received by 5:00 PM May 18 for guaranteed consideration. AA/EEOE

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