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Director, Engineering Extension

Apply now Department: 3670045160 Kansas Industrial Extension Sv
Job no: 514960
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Engineering, Executive / Director / Management
Pay Grade: 13A

About This Role:

The Director of Engineering Extension Programs has administrative responsibility for the Engineering Extension Program / Kansas Industrial Extension Service.

Engineering Extension is housed in the College of Engineering and the Director reports to the Associate Dean for Research. Engineering Extension program areas historically have included: pollution prevention and control, indoor radon assessment and mitigation, indoor air quality, energy conservation, and renewable energy. Engineering Extension programs and operations are supported entirely by extramural sources of funding and the Director is expected to be able to provide his own salary dollars.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a bachelor's degree and five to 10 years of relevant experience. Various licensure may be required; exact licensure is dependent upon job duties assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. or higher degree in engineering or architecture or in an area of science directly related to one or more of the program areas (Radon, Pollution Prevention, Energy), at least five years of professional work in one or more of the program areas, a record of directing substantial extramurally funded extension or research programs including experience as a principle investigator,  a demonstrated record of working with potential funding entities to identify and secure funding sources, a demonstrated record of successful proposal writing for extramural extension or research funding, a demonstrated record of ability to work with other professional personnel and provide effective leadership.  Administrative experience is desirable.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Letter of Application and Resume

Screening of Applications Begins:

For best consideration, apply by 4/14/2023.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$78,359.00 - $120,000.00 Annually

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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