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Outreach Coordinator, Living with Fire

University of Nevada, Reno Reno, NV
  • Expired: October 08, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

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Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno Extension seeks to fill a full-time Administrative Faculty position as the Outreach Coordinator for the Living With Fire program.This position is located in the Washoe County Extension Office, Reno, NV.

The Living With Fire (LWF) Program is a statewide interagency effort by University of Nevada, Reno Extension that teaches Nevadans to live more safely in wildfire prone areas.This position helps carry out Extension's outreach mission as it relates to community wildfire threat reduction.The Outreach Coordinator works closely with Extension's LWF Team and reports to the LWF Program Manager.The Outreach Coordinator, assists in administering the program and is responsible for enlisting stakeholder involvement, coordinating the completion of project deliverables, meeting facilitation, development and implementation of marketing efforts, and community outreach. This work includes representing the program at events, developing volunteers to assist during outreach events, and communicating effectively with community and program partners via blogs and other methods of social media. The position assists with preparing new and continuing grant proposals.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and two years of related work experience or a Master's Degree and one year of related work experience. Related Experience: community education programming and outreach, Cooperative Extension programming, community development, program management, education, and/or marketing.

Certification and Licensure

Valid Nevada Driver License

Schedule or Travel Requirements

Regular travel to local events within 100 miles

Statewide travel to events, 10%

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in social media management and web content development; computer literacy including Microsoft Office Suite, desktop publishing software, survey tools, and/or Adobe Creative Suite.

The ability to locate funding sources and assist with writing grant proposals and to work effectively with community members, firefighting and emergency management personnel and elected officials.

Compensation Grade


Total Compensation

The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, thirty (30) days of sick leave provided upon start date and two (2) days of sick leave accrued per full month after the first year of service, two (2) days of annual leave accrued each full month, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Assistance Program

Department Information

University of Nevada, Reno Extension is a statewide unit within the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources (CABNR). Our mission is to "discover, develop, disseminate, preserve and use knowledge to strengthen the social, economic and environmental well-being of people." We have 17 offices and over 250 personnel delivering non-degree educational programs in the areas of agriculture, community development, health and nutrition, horticulture, personal and family development, and natural resources in both rural and urban communities in the State of Nevada.

For questions, please contact: Christina Restaino, Hiring Manager,; or Lindsey Barnes, Search Coordinator,



University of Nevada, Reno


Reno, NV