Department: NE Ctr Research on Youth, Fam & School-4425
Description of Work:
The project coordinator’s main focus will be 4-H youth development. The primary responsibility is to support the development and delivery of the Youth Civic Engagement program and coordinate team collaboration for Youth Entrepreneurship Clinics. This project coordinator is expected to interact closely with project staff, youth participants, teachers, businesses, and other youth service/community organizations.
The project coordinator will play an essential role in Extension programming and establishing community partnerships for youth civic engagement (USDACYFAR) and entrepreneurship (USDAAFRI), both for underserved youth. One of the key roles in this position is to facilitate a camp program as a lead teacher. The timely adaptation and implementation of our youth camp program is dependent on the programming and pedagogical activities. Furthermore, the entrepreneurship project (Year 2) has successfully delivered youth entrepreneurship programs across the state for the past two years. Yet, there is a growing demand for creating online learning resources and materials and coordinating promotional efforts via virtual events and training in order to continue to establish and expand local partnerships (e.g., educators, businesses, community organizations).
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. 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: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in youth development, education, business, or closely related field plus at least 6-months experience in engaging in youth programs for middle- or high-school students; Equivalent education and experience will be considered. Experience in working with under served youth (e.g., rural, low-income, or racial/ethnic minorities); Basic understanding of civic, entrepreneurship, and/or STEAM education; Experience in online teaching or other distance education; Experience in developing, implementing, and assessing programs, presentations and service areas, particularly with programming, services and/or advocacy for youth and businesses' Experience working with high profile stakeholders and reporting to leadership.
Must have a valid driver's license and meet University driver eligibility requirements.
Master's degree in youth development, education, business, or closely related field preferred. At least 6-months experience in teaching and leading youth programs for middle- or high-school students.
Posted Salary: $18.27/hr minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 69847
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.