Career opportunities with MU Extension

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 Missouri Afterschool Network STEM Educator (Job ID 46132) Columbia, MO
4-H Business Support Specialist II (Job ID 46060) Columbia, MO
4-H Youth Program Associate, part-time (Job ID 46074) St. Charles County, Urban East Region
4-H Field Specialist in 4-H Youth Development (Job ID 46009) Livingston County, Northwest Region
4-H Field Specialist in 4-H Youth Development (Job ID 46003) Platte County, Urban West Region
4-H Field Specialist in 4-H Youth Development (Job ID 46001) Wright County, Southwest Region
4-H Youth Program Associate, part-time (Job ID 45733) Pike County, Northeast Region
4-H Field Specialist in 4-H Youth Development (Job ID 45590) Audrain County, Northeast Region
4-H Field Specialist in 4-H Youth Development (Job ID 45589) Howard & Boone Counties, Northeast Region
4-H Field Specialist in 4-H Youth Development (Job ID 45583) Marion County, Northeast Region
4-H Youth Program Associate, part-time (Job ID 45581) Linn County, Northeast Region
4-H Youth Program Associate (Job ID 45543) Carroll County, Northwest Region
4-H Youth Program Associate (Job ID 45421) Greene County, Southwest Region
4-H Field Specialist in 4-H Youth Development (Job ID 45302) Clinton County, Northwest Region
4-H Field Specialist in 4-H Youth Development (Job ID 45298) Douglas County, Southwest Region
4-H Extension Youth Program Associate II (Job ID 44282) Callaway County, East Central Region
4-H Youth Program Associate (Job ID 45118) Cooper County, West Central Region
4-H Youth Program Associate, part-time (Job ID 43428) Randolph County, Northeast Region
4-H Youth Program Associate, part-time (Job ID 44987) Adair County, Northeast Region
4-H Extension Youth Program Associate, part-time (Job ID 44165) Shelby County, Northeast Region
4-H Extension Field Specialist in 4-H Youth Development (Job ID 44587) Morgan County, West Central Region
4-H Extension Field Specialist in 4-H Youth Development (Job ID 44553) Vernon County, West Central Region
4-H Extension Field Specialist in 4-H Youth Development (Job ID 44320) Miller County, East Central Region
4-H Field Specialist in 4-H Youth Development (Job ID 43848) St. Louis City, Urban East Region
4-H Field Specialist in 4-H Youth Development (Job ID 43830) Jefferson County, Urban East Region
4-H Youth Program Associate III (Job ID 44944) Platte County, Urban West Region
Administration Senior Business & Fiscal Support Specialist (Job ID 45371) Columbia, MO
Agriculture Field Specialist in Agronomy (Job ID 45758) Barton County, Southwest Region
Agriculture Field Specialist in Livestock (Job ID 43330) Lawrence County, Southwest Region
Agriculture Field Specialist in Horticulture (Job ID 45220) Nodaway County, Northwest Region
Agriculture Field Specialist in Agronomy (Job ID 45189) Vernon County, West Central Region
Agriculture Field Specialist in Natural Resources (Job ID 45111) Phelps County, Central Region
Agriculture Field Specialist in Agronomy (Job ID 45109) New Madrid County, Southeast Region
Agriculture Field Specialist in Livestock, emphasis in Poultry (Job ID 45000) Boone County, Northeast Region
Agriculture Extension Field Specialist in Livestock, emphasis in Small Ruminant (Job ID 44609) St. Clair County, West Central Region
Agriculture Extension Field Specialist in Agronomy (Job ID 44565) Miller County, East Central Region
Agriculture Extension Field Specialist in Agronomy (Job ID 44563) Franklin County, East Central Region
Agriculture Extension Field Specialist in Agricultural Business (Job ID 44504) St. Louis County, Urban East Region
Agriculture Extension Field Specialist in Agricultural Engineering (Job ID 44503) Johnson County, West Central Region
Agriculture Extension Field Specialist in Horticulture (Job ID 44337) Platte County, Urban West Region
Agriculture Extension Field Specialist in Agricultural Engineering (Job ID 44332) Butler County, Southeast Region
Agriculture Extension Field Specialist in Horticulture (Job ID 44330) Butler County, Southeast Region
Agriculture Extension Field Specialist in Agronomy (Job ID 44329) Mercer County, Northwest Region
Agriculture Extension Field Specialist in Natural Resources (Job ID 44327) Macon County, Northeast Region
Agriculture Extension Field Specialist in Livestock, emphasis in Swine (Job ID 44321) Boone County, Northeast Region
Agriculture Extension Field Specialist in Dairy (Job ID 43331) Wright County, Southwest Region
Agriculture Extension Field Specialist in Livestock (Job ID 43324) Cape Girardeau County, Southeast Region
Business Development Field Specialist in Regional Economic Development (Job ID 45462) Madison County, Southeast Region
Business Development Field Specialist in Regional Economic Development (Job ID 45344) Jasper County, Southwest Region
Business Development SBDC Business Counselor (Job ID 45313) St. Louis, MO
Business Development Field Specialist in Labor and Workforce Development (Job ID 43964) Johnson County, West Central Region
Community Development Field Specialist in Community Development (Job ID 45883) Dent County, East Central Region
Community Development Field Specialist in Community Development (Job ID 45516) Jackson County, Urban West Region
Community Development Extension & Engagement Specialist/ Field Specialist in Community Development (Job ID 45469) St. Louis County, Urban East Region
Community Health Instructional Developer IV (Job ID 46034) Columbia, MO
Community Health Community Health Field Specialist (Job ID 45999) New Madrid County, Southeast Region
Community Health Youth Health and Well-Being Educator (Job ID 45624) Columbia, MO
Community Health Community Health Field Specialist (Job ID 45379) Franklin County, East Central Region
Community Health Community Health Field Specialist (Job ID 45347) Vernon County, West Central Region
Community Health Community Health Field Specialist (Job ID 45330) Gentry County, Northwest Region
Community Health Community Health Field Specialist (Job ID 45197) Douglas County, Southwest Region
Community Health Community Health Field Specialist (Job ID 44656) Monroe County, Northeast Region
Community Health Community Health Field Specialist (Job ID 44339) Jackson County, Urban West Region
Community Health Community Health Field Specialist (Job ID 44338) St. Louis, MO, Urban East Region
Fire & Rescue Training Institute Instructional Media Coordinator (Job ID 45669) Columbia, MO
Fire & Rescue Training Institute Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Instructor (Job ID 44886) Columbia, MO
Human Development Field Specialist in Human Development (Job ID 45132) Laclede County, West Central Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 46268) Andrew & Nodaway Counties, Northwest Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 46264) Laclede County, West Central Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 46216) Chariton & Linn Counties, Northwest Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 46142) Ripley County, Southeast Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 46135) St. Charles County, Urban East Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 46128) Buchanan County, Northwest Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 46122) Johnson County, West Central Region
Nutrition & Health Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health (Job ID 46000) Reynolds County, Southeast Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 45937) Crawford County, East Central Region
Nutrition & Health Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health (Job ID 45290) Andrew County, Northwest Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 45038) St. Louis County, Urban East Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 44678) Morgan and Moniteau Counties, West Central Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 44280) Jefferson County, Urban East Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 44463) Barry County, Southwest Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 44474) Taney County, Southwest Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 45224) Butler County, Southeast Region
Nutrition & Health Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health (Job ID 45133) Pemiscot County, Southeast Region
Nutrition & Health Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health (Job ID 45121) Henry County, West Central Region
Nutrition & Health Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health (Job ID 45120) Pettis County, West Central Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 44342) Jackson County, Urban West Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 44345) Jackson County, Urban West Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 44586) Jasper County, Southwest Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 44285) St. Louis County, Urban East Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 44070) Franklin & Gasconade Counties, East Central Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 44050) Pulaski & Phelps Counties, East Central Region
Nutrition & Health Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 43961) Audrain County, Northeast Region
Nutrition & Health Extension Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health (Job ID 44643) Dallas County, West Central Region
Nutrition & Health Extension Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health (Job ID 44568) Phelps County, East Central Region
Nutrition & Health Extension Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health (Job ID 44373) St. Charles County, Urban East Region
Nutrition & Health Extension Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health (Job ID 44324) Adair County, Northeast Region

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    Professional development with University of Missouri Extension takes many forms:

    • New faculty and staff orientation
    • Scheduled professional and personal development experiences
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    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.
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