South Dakota State University
South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension/Natural Resource Management Department is offering an exciting career opportunity as an Extension Range Field Specialist I. We are looking for a creative and innovative professional who will provide leadership to the development and dissemination of research-based programming and resources in support of multi-species range, grassland management, and woody plant encroachment control. This is a 12-month, full-time, benefit-eligible position available in one of our regional extension centers located in either Aberdeen, Lemmon, Mitchell, or Pierre. This position is supervised by the Ag and Natural Resources Program Leader and is affiliated with Department of Natural Resource Management at SDSU.
The Extension Range Field Specialist I will be responsible for development and dissemination of research-based programming and resources in support of multi-species range, grassland management, and woody encroachment control, including but not limited to, grazing systems, soil health, ecology and other related topics across South Dakota. They will travel extensively to build strong relationships with producer groups, agribusinesses, and governmental agencies to identify ongoing and emerging needs in regard to range and grassland management. This includes: