Community Health Field Specialist
The University of Missouri is seeking an exceptional individual to bring innovation and leadership to enhance the impact of the University in the lives of Missourians at every stage of life. This position provides day-to-day academic, administrative, and strategic leadership for the Community Health Engagement & Outreach Unit and its affiliated faculty and staff.
This position provides leadership to design, develop, deliver, and evaluate Community and Public Health activities by working collaboratively with colleagues, faculty, regional Extension faculty and staff, public health and healthcare systems, community-based organizations, and local stakeholders.
The position is responsible for facilitating cross-disciplinary education outreach, establishing, and cultivating relationships and connections with stakeholders, and working across disciplines to positively impact the health and well-being of individuals, organizations, and the community by using qualitative and quantitative data to establish goals and objectives to address the region’s highest health priorities.
This position will facilitate relationships and build capacity to support translational research.
Extension Specialist positions are a 12-month appointment, not on a promotion track.
Field Specialist are Extension faculty positions on a 12-month, non-tenure track appointments to the promotable ranks of assistant, associate, or full Extension Professional. Rank will be determined at the time of appointment based on qualifications and experience in accordance with the MU Extension faculty standards.
This position will hold a working title of Field Specialist in Community Health.
As a Field Specialist, your workload distribution at appointment will be 90% Extension Teaching and 10% Traditional Service.
This appointment is renewable annually at the discretion of the University and workload distribution may change at the discretion of Extension leadership. Circumstances affecting continued employment include, but are not limited to, work performance, fund availability, and educational priorities.