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Social Media Specialist 60440000 - AG-IFAS COMMUNICATION SERVICES Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
UF/IFAS is a leading institution dedicated to research, education, and Extension in agriculture, natural resources, and life sciences. UF/IFAS Communications is seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as a Social Media Specialist to enhance our online presence and engagement. The Social Media Specialist will play a crucial role in enhancing the UF/IFAS online presence through strategic content development and effective social media management. The Social Media Specialist will develop and produce content, perform social media strategy execution and community engagement across UF/IFAS flagship social media platforms. This position requires a creative thinker with strong technical skills, a passion for storytelling, and the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams.
Conference-Event Planner I 60013804 - AG-CONFERENCES / INSTITUTES In the State of Florida
The IFAS Office of Conferences and Institutes (OCI) is seeking a Conference-Event Planner I who has a keen sense of urgency with effective planning and communication skills. This position plays a role in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing out various small to mid-size conferences. With supervision, you will meet with clients and assist in determining the scope of events. You will also solicit hotel bids, publicize events, communicate meeting details to service providers, and help to prepare detailed estimated and actual budgets. In addition, you will serve as a point-person for communications with staff, clients, attendees, presenters, sponsors, exhibitors, and vendors. If you are a tenacious person with a strong work ethic, can prioritize multiple assignments in a demanding, fast paced environment, and appreciate working both independently and collaboratively, you will flourish in this position and enjoy working with the intelligent, fascinating people we serve. This is a full-time position with potential for upward progression.
County Extension Director and Extension Agent II - IV – Family and Consumer Sciences 60351057 - AG-SANTA ROSA Santa Rosa
University of Florida/IFAS Extension and Santa Rosa County are looking to fill an Extension Agent position with a self-starting, energetic, team-oriented individual who will also serve as County Extension Director (CED). The educational responsibilities of this agent encompass strong leadership within the agent’s academic specialty and educational programming in Family and Consumer Sciences. Your role as an Extension Agent will account for 75% of your time in your specific program area.
Nutrition Educator - Pinellas County (Hybrid) 60451000 - AG-FAMILY NUTRITION PROGRAM Pinellas
The UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program is seeking an enthusiastic SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator to deliver nutrition and health education to youth in Pinellas County communities. Our Educators receive on-the-job training and development. FNP offers meaningful work to be passionate about. Join us!
Dean and Professor, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences 60030000 - AG-DEAN FOR ACADEMIC PROGRAMS Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
The Dean leads the 23 undergraduate and 25 graduate programs in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), a principal component of UF/IFAS. CALS is the fourth largest college at the University of Florida and one of the largest colleges of agriculture and related sciences in the United States, with nearly 6,600 students enrolled in Fall 2023. The Dean oversees 12 direct reports who include 3 Associate Deans and 5 Directors. In collaboration with other IFAS Deans, the Dean of CALS has oversight for promotion, tenure, post-tenure review of 660 state faculty, of which 390 state faculty have a budgeted teaching assignment and are involved with in-person and virtual/online classroom instruction. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD) or visit Accessibility at UF (
Nutrition Educator - Volusia County (Hybrid) 60451000 - AG-FAMILY NUTRITION PROGRAM Volusia
The UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program is seeking an enthusiastic SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator to deliver nutrition and health education to youth in Volusia County communities. Our Educators receive on-the-job training and development. FNP offers meaningful work to be passionate about. Join us!
The listed Clerical Assistant position provides professional assistance to the Research Administration Team Leader in the UF/IFAS Extension Administration Services Office. The Business Services office serves 67 county locations, 400 State/County Extension Agents as well as approximately 100 Exempt and Non-Exempt TEAMS, OPS and Student staff positions. This position will assist in the management of a sponsored projects portfolio consisting of approximately 230 accounts with award amounts exceeding $24 million.
HVAC Mechanic 60310000 - AG-FAC PLANNING / OPERATIONS In the State of Florida
The HVAC Mechanic with IFAS Facilities Planning and Operations provides preventive maintenance and general maintenance for all UF/IFAS-owned buildings at Lake Alfred, Apopka, and Wimauma, Florida. Primary work location can be adjusted to any of the sites to best accommodate the employee. Driving a state vehicle to work sites is required.
Administrative Specialist II 28011100 - VM-DEAN Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
This position functions as the lead staff member of the Dean’s office administrative team and represents to all others, including the college and university faculty, staff, students and the external public, the administrative face of the college. The position coordinates the supervision of clerical office staff and OPS assistants. This position interacts closely with key college personnel associated with the college fiscal, fund raising, educational degree programs (DVM, MS, PhD), computer systems service, and personnel offices. This individual also serves as a college liaison to the President, Provost, Vice Presidents of both HSC and IFAS, Vice President for Governmental Affairs, University Deans, and Deans of Veterinary Colleges throughout the U.S. and Canada. The incumbent oversees college level deadlines and works with department chairs and associate deans to make sure those deadlines are met as well as gathers data and statistical information and prepares reports which may demand contacting various university, local, state and national agencies.
Administrative Spec II 60013808 - AG-FINANCIAL SERVICE CENTER Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
The Financial Business Process Specialist will serve as a key member of the Financial Administration for the Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences (IFAS). The role will assist with the analysis and implementation of financial processes for multiple Units across Florida. The successful candidate will lead trainings, create effective documentation, and provide excellent customer service. Software adaptability and ability to effectively communicate through multiple platforms is needed. In addition, this position will support office operation functions and be able to analyze financial data.
Extension Program Specialist (Hybrid) - Pinellas Region 60451000 - AG-FAMILY NUTRITION PROGRAM Pinellas, Remote/Flexible
The UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program is seeking an enthusiastic professional in Upper Southwest Florida to deliver policy, systems and environment (PSE) change trainings and technical assistance to staff from schools, childcare centers, and other community partners to help make the healthy choice the easy choice in Pinellas and surrounding counties. If you are passionate about health equity, want to make it easier for limited-resource youth to lead healthier lives, and can see yourself working with partners from different sectors to increase healthy food access opportunities, work for FNP!
Research Administrator III 60013807 - AG-Sponsored Project Admin Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
This position requires a highly motivated, service-focused, self-starting professional to support scientists who are working diligently to discover solutions to some of the most vexing problems in Florida and the world. As a Research Administrator in The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), you are expected to provide comprehensive research administration to a portfolio of faculty/principal investigators (PIs) in various units to ensure the overall effective coordination of research administration services, systems, policies, processes, and compliance. Position will provide lifecycle pre- & post-award research administration ensuring the fulfillment of all grants and/or contract & compliance requirements. Major duties include proposal development, review and submission and Submission and management of other research related agreements, award management including effort, expenditures, modifications, and closeouts, in addition to regularly communicating with the projects’ stakeholders. The position reports to the Assistant Director of IFAS Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA). The Research Administrator III is a upper-level position with an in-depth understanding of the professional field; can independently perform full range of responsibilities within the function; possesses broad job knowledge; analyzes problems/issues of diverse scope and determines solutions; functions with a high degree of autonomy and limited supervision; coaches and reviews the work of lower level professionals; problems faced are difficult and sometimes complex. Every member of our community is expected to foster a psychologically healthy work environment by communicating across differences; being cooperative, collaborative, and welcoming; showing respect and empathy; engaging and supporting others regardless of background or perspective; speaking up when others are treated inappropriately; and supporting work/life integration for all.
County Extension Director and Extension Agent III - IV 60353027 - AG-HERNANDO Hernando
As the Extension Agent and County Extension Director (CED), you will work jointly for UF/IFAS Extension and Hernando County. We are looking for an individual who is a self-starting, energetic, and team-oriented leader. The assigned program area will be determined based on the successful candidate's expertise. For a non-4-H program assignment, at least 5% of the time will be devoted to 4-H Youth Development.
SW Regional Clean Boating Coordinator 57202000 - FSG-EXTENSION Lee
.The position supports the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP)’s Clean Vessel Act (CVA) grant program and Clean Boating Programs in the Southwest Region of Florida. In relation to this position, the SW Region includes the Intracoastal Waterway, and the coast from Pasco County south to (including) Collier County. The SW Clean Boating Coordinator will work in collaboration with the FDEP’s Clean Boating Programs, other regional Clean Boating Coordinators, the Florida Sea Grant (FSG) CVA Education Coordinator, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension FSG extension agents, interns and other partners/stakeholders to provide education to marine industries and boaters about water pollution prevention, including the Florida Clean Marina Program, the Florida CVA Program (pumpout grants), and no-discharge zones. This position coordinates with FSG Extension leadership and the FDEP’s Clean Boating Programs to meet program deliverables. Duties include recruiting and assist marinas with CVA grant applications and Clean Marina designations. This will be done through a combination of site visits and training workshops. These may be conducted in partnership with FSG extension agents, the FSG CVA education coordinator, and other partners/stakeholders. Responsibilities also include providing education related to the Clean Boating Programs at outreach events.
Administrative Specialist II 28100000 - VM-INFECT DISEASE & IMMUNOLOGY Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
The Department of Infectious Disease and Immunology is a research-intensive department in the College of Veterinary Medicine that supports the research, service and teaching and learning activities of 17 faculty and 65 students, staff and volunteers. While fast paced and ambitious, the department values community and collegiality among its members. We seek an Administrative Specialist II who can bring diverse talents and a commitment to leadership to direct the department’s administrative office. The successful candidate will be flexible and adaptable, and equally adept at working independently and collaboratively to manage the complex operations of the department. Key responsibilities include management of all personnel actions and oversight of department fiscal and business operations. Understanding of financial principles related to development and monitoring of budgets, management of a variety of funds types, and oversight of grant and contract budgets, particularly as they relate to personnel actions, is essential.
Administrative Assistant II 60353060 - AG-SUMTER Sumter
The position of Administrative Assistant II at UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County entails working closely with the County Extension Director to ensure the effective operation of the County Extension Office. The role encompasses day-to-day administrative duties and providing essential office support to faculty and staff members. The ideal candidate should demonstrate exceptional organizational skills, proficiency in financial management, and a strong ability to coordinate a wide range of administrative operations.
Office Assistant - EFNEP Escambia County 60450000 - AG-EXPANDED NUTRITION PROGRAM Escambia
The Administrative Support AST I will perform programmatic support functions for the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) in Escambia County. Duties will include answering telephone; writing correspondences; reviewing fiscal and programmatic paperwork for accuracy and completeness, including participant paperwork, timesheets, travel reimbursement and receipts; ordering supplies; assisting with reporting; scanning, copying, and filling routine paperwork, and assisting with program setup and preparation.
Full-Time Research/OPS Technician for Hops 60870000 - AG-MREC-APOPKA Orange
The Osborne and Zhang labs are seeking a full-time employee to assist in practical horticultural research of several exciting specialty and medicinal crops with a primary focus on Florida beer hops (Humulus lupulus) cultivation. This position is located at the UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC) in Apopka, FL, and involves data collection and management of experimental field and greenhouse production systems.
Florida 4-H AmeriCorps Program Director 60330000 - AG-YOUTH,FAMILIES& COMMUNITIES Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
The Florida 4-H AmeriCorps Program Director provides leadership for and manages the programmatic and administrative operations of the AmeriCorps Environmental Education Programs at Florida 4-H camps and communities. They will recruit, train, and retain AmeriCorps members and actively promote the associated environmental education programs; actively market the program to local and state community partners, and manage all necessary reporting related to the Florida 4-H AmeriCorps grant. The program director works alongside the on-site, camp directors in the formulation of policies and procedures which have a significant impact on the AmeriCorps program. This program director will also assist in creating, training, and teaching environmental education curricula and programs.
Financial Transactions Specialist II 60013808 - AG-FINANCIAL SERVICE CENTER Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
The Financial Service Center supports seventeen departments within UF’s Institute for Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS). This position will process credit card (pcard) expenses, requisitions, purchase orders, invoices, and travel requests. This will include ensuring allowability and compliance of the purchases, securing proper documentation, and inputting information into mandatory software. Each purchase you help process helps feed the world and secure natural environments.

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