Extension Faculty - Area Extension Educator 4-H Youth Development
Location: Off Campus Location - Central District
Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences
Employee Category: Faculty
Pay Range: Salary commensurate with experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: This position has two primary job functions. First is to provide leadership to 10 South Central Idaho Counties. This includes setting program priorities, conflict resolution and implementing policies and procedures. The second primary function is to lead, on a statewide basis, 4-H Citizenship and Teen programing. Included in that program leadership component is the UI campus-based program, State 4-H Teen Association Convention, State capitol headquartered 4-H Know Your Government program with state legislators and the 4-H Ambassador program that reaches every county in the state.
Minimum Qualifications: o Masters degree in child development, adult development, education, or area closely related to the position.
o Demonstrated knowledge and application in subject matter fields of 4-H Science, Healthy Living, Citizenship or Positive Youth Development.
o Four or more years experience working in positive youth development systems.
o Good presentation skills, organizational skills, and effective problem-solving skills.
o Effective team communication skills; in-person, via technologies, and in groups.
o Demonstrated ability to: coordinate, plan and implement events, workshops, trainings, and programs; organize and prepare information and materials, develop and publish scholarly product; communicate with the public, both orally, in writing, and by telephone; work a flexible schedule including some weekends and evenings; work with and around school age children; use good judgment and work independently.
Preferred Qualifications: o Four or more years working with 4-H, conducting 4-H programs, training 4-H volunteers, and providing leadership in 4-H. o Experience in grant and budget management. o Conflict resolution skills. o Networking experience with volunteer organizations and industry stakeholders. o Willingness to participate in team curriculum development, problem solving, and event management. o Experience: developing, recommending, and evaluating program procedures and recommending changes; developing technical written materials such as policies, technical manuals or rules/regulations; ability to coordinate and facilitate group meetings; providing technical program assistance to staff and volunteers; gathering, assembling, correlating, and analyzing facts; devising solutions to problems; writing concise reports, and developing and evaluating policies and procedures.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: o Work a flexible schedule including some weekends and evenings. o Willingness to travel statewide as needed. o Must possess valid drivers license. o Physical ability to lift, carry and/or otherwise move up to 50 lbs. o Work a flexible schedule including some weekends and evenings.o Willingness to travel statewide as needed.o Must possess valid drivers license.o Physical ability to lift, carry and/or otherwise move up to 50 lbs.
Posting Number: F000924P
Posting Date: 06/02/2021
Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions: This position is open until a suitable applicant pool has been identified. Applications received by July 2, 2021 will receive first consideration. Along with your on-line application, write a letter of qualification addressing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications listed. In addition, your application materials must include a CV, names & contact information for at least three (3) professional references, and unofficial transcripts. For questions, please contact: Scott Nash 4-H Youth Development 208-317-4375 email@example.com
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates may be required to pass a criminal background check.
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