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UC to recruit for eight new advisor positions

University is looking for those with expertise in food systems, pest management, specialty crops.

Pamela Kan-Rice, Assistant director, news and information outreach, UCANR

October 25, 2021

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Tim Hearden

Eight more University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) advisor positions have been released for recruitment by Glenda Humiston, University of California vice president for agriculture and natural resources. 

The UCCE job titles are followed by the counties they will serve: 

  • Central Sierra local food systems advisor; Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne and El Dorado counties

  • Vertebrate pest management advisor; Napa, Lake and Solano counties

  • Specialty crops advisor; Sonoma, Marin and Napa counties

  • Viticulture advisor; San Joaquin, Sacramento and Stanislaus counties

  • Integrated pest management advisor; San Diego County

  • 4-H youth development advisor; Placer and Nevada counties

  • Environmental Horticulture Advisor; Los Angeles County

  • Fire Advisor; San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and Monterey counties

Including those listed above, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources has released 28 UCCE positions for recruitment over the past three months and Humiston plans to announce additional UCCE positions in November. The recruitments are being released in stages to avoid overwhelming the Human Resources team.

“This hiring is made possible by the state's historic investment in UC ANR's mission to bring the power of UC to all 58 California counties and improve the lives of all Californian,” said Humiston.

In 2022, Humiston plans to hire 70 more UCCE specialists and advisors to help Californians better address issues including climate change, wildfires, food security and pest management.

Source: University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, which is solely responsible for the information provided and is wholly owned by the source. Informa Business Media and all its subsidiaries are not responsible for any of the content contained in this information asset.

About the Author(s)

Pamela Kan-Rice

Assistant director, news and information outreach, UCANR, University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources

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