This position is based out of UNH Extensionâs Sullivan County Office, Newport, NH, and is focused on developing and delivering programs designed to foster the behavioral health and wellness of New Hampshire families and older adults. The position is a part of the Youth and Family Resilience Area of Expertise Team and works in close collaboration with other UNH Extension staff and local community partners. Responsibilities include developing, implementing, and evaluating community-based programs targeting the needs of vulnerable adults and families. Specific efforts will include providing professional development for practitioners and community volunteers as well as technical assistance to organizations and coalitions. This position may also be appointed in the future to serve as the County Office Administrator for UNH Extension in Sullivan County, which would be a 20% appointment with a stipend (programmatic workload will be reduced to accommodate this appointment).
Masterâs degree in an appropriate discipline (e.g., human development, social work, counseling, or education) and two years of applicable experience. Note: a strong candidate with a Bachelorâs degree and five years of applicable experience may be considered if they are willing to obtain a Masterâs degree within 7 years of hire (tuition credit available).
Experience developing educational programs, trainings, and/or technical assistance to support the behavioral health of families and/or older adults.
Ability to reflect thoughtfully on personal bias in order to be welcoming to all potential participants and commitment to reaching underserved or underrepresented audiences.
Effective human relations and communication skills
Internal Number: PS2518FY22
About University of New Hampshire (UNH)
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire's lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.