Extension Program Specialist III (Urban Water Security and Water Conservation)

Texas A&M University
Dallas, TX, United States
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
10+ Years
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)

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Job Description

The Extension Program Specialist III, under direction, leads and develops programs, services, products, and/or processes.

Position Description

  • Responsible for, leading, sponsoring, facilitating, setting-up and conducting meetings and workshops to provide forums for discussions related to Urban Water Security and Water Conservation across the Dallas-Ft. Worth Region.
  • Oversee and conduct outreach and education activities needed to provide visibility for coordinated urban water programs, publicize water conservation improvement efforts and build local support for Texas A&M AgriLife urban water programs.
  • Facilitate information exchange through the use of newsletters, social media and other forms of communication amongst the water use and management community in the Dallas-Ft. Worth region.
  • Help identify strategic linkages with other groups and agencies related to urban water management. 
  • Develop and facilitate community-based engagement and/or citizen science projects in coordination with the urban water programs across the region
  • Work with all AgriLife and TAMU units to help identify and seek additional funding to continue urban water conservation programs in the Dallas-Ft. Worth region.
  • Assist and lead as delegated with writing and submitting grant proposals to help link partners and projects to available funding sources.
  • Assist with development and updating of AgriLife websites and formal Extension publications addressing urban water security and water conservation efforts.
  • Assist with the development of peer-reviewed research and Extension publications.
  • Performs other job related duties as required.

Education and Experience

  • M.S. in applicable water resources related area of study.
  • Ten years of experience in delivering urban focused water conservation outreach and continuing education programs.
  • Experience engaging a broad and diverse range of water resource stakeholders.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in spoken Spanish is preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to multi-task and develop collaborative projects and programs.
  • Ability to effectively engage with County Extension Agents and Regional Program Leaders in developing programs and materials.