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Communications and Agricultural Education

Communications and Agricultural Education

Kansas State University
1612 Claflin Road
301 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-3402

785-532-5804
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Employment Opportunities

The Department of Communications and Agricultural Education is looking forward with K-State's Plan for Economic Prosperity in Kansas. Following are some opportunities to join our team and support Kansas State University's land-grant mission.

Producer/Director, Agriculture Today

We are looking for a highly motivated communication specialist to produce a daily agricultural media program featuring the research-based information generated by K-State Research and Extension programs, agents and specialists. As producer/director you will:

  • Host the long-running Agriculture Today radio broadcast/podcast.
  • Communicate the impact of Extension programs and research on behalf of the agriculture industry in Kansas and surrounding states.
  • Create digital audio content for the K-State Radio Network and collaborate to promote communication support for KSRE and the College of Agriculture.

It is an exciting time in agriculture research and extension programming. You will be instrumental in delivering research discovery to stakeholders and constituents. You will have the opportunity to influence the future of digital audio production for KSRE and the College of Agriculture.

Full Position Announcement

See candidates’ information, interview links and candidate feedback survey's here (EID required). 

Assistant/Associate Professor in Agricultural Communications and Journalism

Assistant/Associate Professor in Agricultural Communications and Journalism program in the Department of Communications and Agricultural Education. This is a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position with teaching (65%), research (35%), and service responsibilities. Your efforts will develop and support our undergraduate and graduate programs, including our interdisciplinary Leadership Communication Ph.D. program. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses/modules in communication as a part of the agricultural or environmental curricular options in agricultural communications and journalism;
  • Counsel and advise students;
  • Chair and/or serve on graduate student committees;
  • Advise student organization(s);
  • Assist with student recruitment, retention, and placement;
  • Create an environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, and collegiality in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Conduct communication research related to human dimensions and behavioral sciences in food safety, animal health, crisis communications, economic development, environmental and natural resources, or other agricultural areas.

Full Position Announcement

See candidates’ information, interview links and candidate feedback survey's here (EID required). 

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