The Search Advisory Committee will begin reviewing candidates for both positions immediately and will continue to receive applications until the positions are filled. To ensure full consideration, nominations and applications should be submitted before July 26, 2021.

Questions and nominations can be directed in confidence to:

Dr. Mark Balschweid, Search Advisory Committee Chair
Head, Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication

Applicants must apply online at, requisition F_210077 (Director position) or requisition F_210076 (Program Leader position). Click “Apply to this Job,” complete the information form, and attach a) a letter of interest that describes your qualifications for the position, anticipated contributions, personal vision, and the value that you place on diversity and your anticipated contributions to creating inclusive environments in which every person and every interaction matters; b) a detailed curriculum vitae; and c) the names and contact information of 3-5 professional references. Only the references of candidates who make the short list will be contacted. All candidate information will be held in strict confidence until the final stage of the search, at which time the express permission of finalists will be obtained before contacting references and making their candidacy public.

For questions and assistance with submitting the application, contact Ms. Jodi Mackin, Faculty HR Specialist at or by phone at (402) 469-0273. 

UNL offers an attractive compensation and benefits package commensurate with the successful candidate’s background and experience.

The University of Nebraska is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNL is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. 

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See