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 (Job ID 50734) Adair & Macon Counties, Northeast Region
4-H Youth Program Associate (Job ID 50733) Pike County, Northeast Region
4-H 4-H Youth Development Educator (Job ID 50641) Adair & Macon Counties, Northeast Region
4-H Youth Program Associate (Job ID 50606) Gentry & Worth Counties, Northwest Region
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, part-time (Job ID 50396) Morgan County, West Central Region
4-H Youth Program Associate and County Office Support (Job ID 50300) Putnam County, Northeast Region
4-H Field Specialist in 4-H Youth Development (Job ID 50189) Pettis County, West Central Region
4-H Youth Program Associate (Job ID 50162) Nodaway County, Northwest Region
4-H Youth Program Associate (Job ID 50026) Cass County, West Central Region
4-H 4-H Youth Development Educator (Job ID 49894) Howard and Boone Counties, Northeast Region
4-H Youth Program Associate (Job ID 49794) Dent County, East Central Region
4-H Youth Program Associate, part-time (Job ID 49769) Butler County, Southeast Region
4-H Youth Program Associate, part-time (Job ID 49654) Randolph County, Northeast Region
4-H Youth Program Associate, part-time (Job ID 49315) Benton County, West Central Region
4-H Youth Program Associate, part-time (Job ID 48865) Mississippi County, Southeast Region
4-H Youth Program Associate (Job ID 48129) Ray & Caldwell Counties, Northwest Region
4-H Field Specialist in 4-H Youth Development (Job ID 43848) St. Louis City, Urban East Region
Administration - CARES program Research Project Analyst (Job ID 50622) Columbia, MO
Administration - CARES program Programmer Analyst (Job ID 50184) Columbia, MO
Agriculture Field Specialist in Agronomy (Job ID 50512) Chariton County, Northwest Region
Agriculture Field Specialist in Horticulture (Job ID 49883) St. Charles & St. Louis Counties, Urban East Region
Agriculture Field Specialist in Livestock (Job ID 49383) Ray County, Northwest Region
Agriculture Field Specialist in Agricultural Systems Technology (Job ID 49243) Sullivan County, Northeast Region
Agriculture Forestry Management Educator (Job ID 49228) Warren County, East Central Region
Agriculture Field Specialist in Horticulture (Job ID 48569) Jasper County, Southwest Region
Agriculture Field Specialist in Livestock (Job ID 48372) Lawrence County, Southwest Region
Agriculture Field Specialist in Agricultural Business (Job ID 48350) Knox County, Northeast Region
Agriculture Field Specialist in Agronomy (Job ID 47763) Franklin County, East Central Region
Business Development Field Specialist in Business Development (Job ID 50425) Phelps County, East Central Region
Business Development Field Specialist in Regional Economic Development (Job ID 49807) Montgomery County, East Central Region
Community Development Field Specialist in Community Development (Job ID 50704) Perry County, Southeast Region
Community Development Field Specialist in Community Development (Job ID 49230) Scott County, Southeast Region
Community Health Field Specialist in Community Health (Job ID 50282) Jackson County, Urban West Region
Community Health Field Specialist in Community Health (Job ID 49934) Madison County, Southeast Region
First Responder Education Instructional Support Associate - FRTI (Job ID 49057) Columbia, MO
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 50597) St. Louis, Urban East Region
Health & Human Sciences Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health (Job ID 50511) Phelps County, East Central Region
Health & Human Sciences Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health (Job ID 50532) Camden County, West Central Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 50518) Bates County, West Central Region
Health & Human Sciences Regional Food Systems Manager (Job ID 50470) Benton County; West Central, Northwest & Urban West Regions
Health & Human Sciences Regional Food Systems Manager (Job ID 50463) St. Louis; Urban East, East Central & Northeast Regions
Health & Human Sciences Regional Food Systems Manager (Job ID 50457) Greene County; Southwest & Southeast Regions
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 50296) Perry County, Southeast Region
Health & Human Sciences FNEP Program Manager (Job ID 50293) Franklin County, East Central 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 Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health (Job ID 49925) Henry County, West Central Region
Health & Human Sciences Field Specialist in Human Development (Job ID 49401) Texas County, Southwest Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 49385) Franklin County, East Central Region
Health & Human Sciences Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health (Job ID 49312) Knox County, Northeast Region
Health & Human Sciences Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health (Job ID 49272) Jackson County, Urban West Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 49212) Howell County, Southwest Region
Health & Human Sciences Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health (Job ID 48970) Ste. Genevieve County, East Central Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 48941) Ozark County, Southwest 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 47710) Barton County, Southwest Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 47620) Audrain County, Northeast 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 46128) Buchanan County, Northwest Region
Health & Human Sciences Nutrition Program Associate (Job ID 46122) Johnson County, West Central Region

 

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