Open positions

Open Extension positions are listed in the table below. For more information and to apply online, select the job title in the table or go to https://hr.missouri.edu/job-openings and search by Job ID. Applications must be submitted through the online process.

Program area Job title Location
4-H Youth Program Associate, part-time (Job ID 50541) Pettis County, West Central Region
4-H Youth Program Associate, part-time (Job ID 50538) Vernon County, West Central Region
4-H Youth Program Associate (Job ID 50162) Nodaway County, Northwest Region
Administration - Community Health Business Support Specialist (Job ID 51625) Columbia, MO
Administration - Missouri 4-H Foundation Administrative Assistant, part-time (Job ID 51493) Columbia, MO
Administration - County office County Office Support (Job ID 51163) Cape Girardeau County, Southeast Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 51757) Schuyler & Putnam Counties, Northeast Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 51730) Mercer & Harrison Counties, Northwest Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 51622) Mississippi County, Southeast Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 47620) Audrain County, Northeast Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 51448) Cass & Jackson Counties, West Central Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 47710) Barton County, Southwest Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 51241) Washington County, East Central Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 50928) Christian County, Southwest Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 50815) Jackson County, Urban West Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 50597) St. Louis, Urban East Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 50518) Bates County, West Central Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 50296) Perry County, Southeast Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 50244) Greene County, Southwest Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 50245) St. Charles County, Urban East Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 48932) Polk County, West Central Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 48919) Platte County, Urban West Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 47125) Lewis County, Northeast Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 47036) Marion County, Northeast Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 46122) Johnson County, West Central Region
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Osher Educational Coordinator (Job ID 51485) Columbia, MO

 

Working for MU Extension

We Serve Missouri and Deliver Mizzou. In an ever-changing world, University of Missouri Extension is leading the way to help Missourians meet the challenges of the 21st century – competing in a global marketplace, balancing the responsibilities of work and family, protecting natural resources, adapting new technologies and creating supportive communities.

With University of Missouri Extension, you are part of a statewide and nationwide network that transforms research results into real-world solutions for agriculture, businesses, communities, families and young people. University of Missouri Extension allows you the flexibility and freedom to define your role and set your priorities.

Our specialists and staff members — serving in all 114 Missouri counties and the City of St. Louis — partner with local people and communities to solve problems, make decisions, access resources and chart a course for success. As a specialist, you are a faculty member of the University of Missouri with expertise and research available from campuses in Columbia, Kansas City, Rolla and St. Louis to support you. We also work collaboratively with our land-grant partner, Lincoln University, to meet the educational aspirations of people living throughout Missouri.

University of Missouri Extension receives strong support from the University of Missouri's governing body, the Board of Curators.

In joining our organization, you can experience work that has meaning and purpose. Together, we can share the satisfaction of making Missouri a better place to live and work.

Knowledge is University of Missouri Extension's biggest asset. We believe in continual investment in training and provide the latest tools and skills to get the job done. From the moment you join University of Missouri Extension throughout your career, you receive up-to-date training in your field, as well as opportunities to grow personally. Each faculty member creates an individual development plan to build on strengths and expand knowledge.

Professional development with University of Missouri Extension takes many forms:

  • New faculty and staff orientation
  • Scheduled professional and personal development experiences
  • Individualized and specialized professional development, including international experiences and national conferences
  • Study leave to pursue an advanced degree for ranked faculty
  • Tuition assistance for graduate education
  • Leadership training
  • Internships and externships

University of Missouri Extension knows there's more to who you are than your career. As a MU Extension faculty or staff member, you are part of the community — living and working alongside your neighbors.

We know that lifestyle, family and personal interests are important considerations when making career decisions.

Whether your tastes run to the simplicity of rural living, the excitement of city life or somewhere in between, you will find your place here in Missouri. In addition, you will enjoy a cost of living that is among the lowest in the nation.

Application assistance

  • Current MU employees must go through MyHR to complete the application process.
  • For questions about the online application process, call 573-882-7976.
  • For technical support using the application system, call the MU Help Desk at 573-882-5000.
  • To check the status of position searches, please email hrdext@umsystem.edu.

To search for other job postings

  • Select the type of position you are seeking (executive, academic, staff or temporary non-benefit eligible). Note: Field Specialist/Faculty positions are listed as “academic.” Other administrative titles (e.g. Nutrition or Youth Program Associates) are listed as “staff.” Job openings can also be filtered by location.
  • Select “prospective employees” if you are not a current University of Missouri employee. If you are currently employed through MU, select “current employees.”
  • Select “view all jobs.”
  • At the top right of the page, select the sort button and sort by job title or search by job ID (listed in chart below).
  • Applications must be submitted through the online process.

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