Summary of Duties: The Extension Coordinator Senior is responsible for critically reviewing print and web publications for legal conformance to pesticide labels and overseeing content/employee training for WSU's Pesticide Policy that governs pesticide handling, use, advice, consultation, and employee training requirements to ensure WSU compliance with state and federal laws. Create and maintain accurate, up-to-date electronic and hard copy data to meet record retention policies. Manage and coordinate statewide in-person and Internet-based pesticide pre-license and recertification training events, including assessing training needs, facility scheduling, program development, speaker arrangements, presentation development, presentations, course registrations, audio visual support, and course evaluation. Manage and track revenue, expenses, and budget forecasting. Serve as the program's credit card (PCI) compliance manager. Reports to the Pesticide Education Specialist.
Required Qualifications: A Bachelors degree in a relevant extension program discipline and three (3) years of related program experience. A Masters degree in a related field may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.