Extension Specialist Positions


Extension Specialists are located on the UNL East Campus and at four Research and Extension Centers across the state. Many Extension Specialists have combined appointments with teaching and/or research responsibilities. All Extension Specialists are members of academic departments and are jointly recruited and hired with University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension, with the academic departments taking the lead. Specialists provide expertise and research-based knowledge for educational programs. Often they deliver programs to Nebraska citizens across the state.

Basic requirements for Specialists include: Ph.D. degree, excellent communication skills and often experience is required.

Starting salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The discipline market rate is taken into consideration as well.

Application Process

Please contact appropriate department or center for information on available positions.

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Academic Units

College of Education and Human Sciences Academic Departments

Research and Extension Centers