Job Posting: Engagement Zone Coordinator University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Nebraska Extension is pleased to recruit candidates for a Campus-Based Engagement Zone Coordinator to connect and build relationships on campus and connect the resources of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with other Engagement Zone Coordinators working across Nebraska to build possible opportunities for partnership and impact with stakeholders and communities.

This Campus-Based Engagement Zone Coordinator will serve as a broker between campus and statewide Extension resources, in addition to helping promote networking and collaboration.  This individual will partner with other Engagement Zone Coordinators to seek out new and strengthen existing relationships, identify common goals, and foster joint projects and programming that contribute to UNL’s engagement in the long-term growth of the state.  Together these roles will further connect the University to the people of the state and work to extend the land grant mission of co-creation, co-discovery and co-development of solutions by working together to solve Nebraska’s issues.

Recognizing that diversity within a context of inclusivity enhances creativity, innovation, impact, and a sense of belonging, the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) and Nebraska Extension are committed to creating learning, research, Extension programming, and work environments that are inclusive of all forms of human diversity. We actively encourage applications from and nominations of individuals from underrepresented groups.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in education, communication, administration, management or related field.
  • Experience working with individuals, peers, and teams to accomplish goals.
  • Success in building and developing partnerships and collaborations.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in a higher education environment including building relationships with campus leaders and faculty.
  • Success in resource development (external funding, donations and/or public private partnerships).
  • Ability to engage diverse partners and audiences.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

Employment-based permanent residency sponsorship is not available for this position now or in the future.

Review of applications will begin December 20, 2021, and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. To view details of the position and create an application, go to, requisition F_210106. Click “Apply to this Job” and complete the information form. Attach 1) a letter of interest that describes your qualifications for the job and anticipated contributions; 2) your curriculum vitae; and 3) contact information for three professional references. In addition, within the application, please complete the required supplemental question(s), one specifically about the value you place on diversity and your anticipated contributions to creating inclusive environments in which every person and every interaction matters (see for guidance in writing this statement).

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