Administrative Support Position

The Ray County Extension Council is seeking a professional, friendly, and organized individual to perform customer service, bookkeeping, website updates, assist with event coordination and other office duties in support of the Ray County Council and MU Extension faculty. This position is an employee of the Ray County University of Missouri Extension Council and is responsible for a variety of secretarial work and some office management for the county extension programs. Position is located at 1015 W. Royle Street. The position is 35 hours per week at $11.50/hour plus benefits and retirement. Regular work hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00a.m.- 4:00p.m. Minimum requirements: high school diploma or equivalent, ability to type 50 words per minute with high accuracy, effective written and verbal communication skills, and proficient computer skills including Word, Excel, and bookkeeping, preferably QuickBooks. Applications are due by the close of business on November 14, 2014. The anticipated start date is January 5, 2015. For more information or questions, please call 816-776-6961, or email The University of Missouri is an EEO/AA/ADA Employer.

Office Manager Job Description

Office Mangager Application

Extension Offers Farm Bill Educational Meetings

The 2014 Farm Bill contains several provisions that enable farmers and landowners to make decisions regarding their involvement in federal farm programs.  Landowners will have the opportunity to reallocate base acres on individual farms as well as update yield information that is used to determine some farm program payments.  Additionally, farmers will have the opportunity to elect to participate in the new commodity programs—Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC).  To provide information on the new farm bill that will assist landowners and farmers in making program decisions, University of Missouri Extension and USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) will host free educational meetings across the state.  To see a list of meetings in Northwest Missouri click here.  You can also view a map of meeting locations.  


One meeting is currently scheduled for Ray County; it will be held Monday, December 15th from 9 a.m. to noon at the Ray County Veterans Memorial Community Building (VFW) , 312 Clark St, Richmond, MO 64085.  If you would like to attend the Richmond meeting, please call the Ray County Extension Center at 816-776-6961 to register.

Your community classroom

MU Extension is the University of Missouri’s classroom in Ray County. We connect people to research-based education to enrich the quality of life and enhance the economic well-being of our communities. MU Extension in Ray County is your one-stop source for practical education and information on almost anything.

MU Extension partners with the New Ray Commission and other local organizations to provide education, information and services that meet people’s needs. The elected and appointed members of the Ray County Extension Council provide guidance in identifying those needs to ensure that our educational programs are relevant, reliable and responsive.

Whether it’s resources for yourself or your family, farm, business or community, we invite you to explore our website, call or email to learn how we can help you.

Focus on Kids

2014 Ray County Parent Education Program Schedule — 8th Circuit

All classes will be held from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Ray County Extension Center, Eagleton Civic Center, 1015 W. Royle Street, Richmond, MO 64085. The cost is $35 per person. Pre-registration is required, to register contact:  Circuit Clerk, 816-776-2235, P. O. Box 594, Richmnd, MO 64085.  FOCUS on KIDS contact:  Jessica Trussell, 660-646-0811.

2014 dates: December 17.

If your case is being heard in Ray County, contact the Circuit Court in this county. If your case is being heard in another county or out-of-sate, and you wish to take one of the classes listed above, contact:  Jessica Trussell at the Livingston County University of Missouri Extension 660-646-0811 or email: