Extension Program Specialist III - Entomologist (70240P)

The Extension Program Specialist will work closely with the field crop extension entomology program and assist with program planning and coordination, creation and delivery of communication and outreach materials, publications, evaluation, and reporting related to field crop entomology and pollinator conservation. The incumbent will assist with the development of applied pest management curriculum for extension programs with a focus on honey bee and wild bee health; facilitate improved communication and social media relations with beekeepers, farmers, ag businesses, and entomology professionals; and initiate research projects while collecting and summarizing data findings within the field of study. The Extension Program Specialist will assist with farmer and stakeholder education in the target areas of beekeeping, wild bee conservation, and field crop entomology through the creation and delivery of presentations. The incumbent will work with ISU Research Farms and participate in on-farm demonstrations and research related to corn and soybean IPM. The Extension Program Specialist will leverage these resources and established relationships to engage beekeepers and farmers on their farms and exploring new practices through research projects.

Location: 
Ames, Iowa (Campus)
Guaranteed Consideration Date: 
Sunday, July 2, 2017
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