This position is based in Merrimack County, New Hampshire with an office in Boscawen.
Facilitate the growth of the County 4-H program and life-skill development of 4-H youth through recruitment, training, support, and guidance of volunteers in a community-based, youth organization. 4-H, the nationâs largest youth development organization, works in local communities to offer youth online and in-person programming through clubs, collaborative community partnerships, after-school programs, camps, and or other educational activities. New Hampshire 4-H programs are designed around a âpathwayâ model centered around National 4-H mission areas of STEM/Agriscience, Civic Engagement, and Healthy Living. 4-H Pathways are designed to engage youth in a sequential learning experience, enabling youth to build mastery of skill and knowledge as well as a sense of belonging to their community and world. As part of a County Extension team, this position may also be appointed in the future to serve as the County Office Administrator, which would be a 20% appointment with a stipend (programmatic workload will be reduced to accommodate this appointment).
Bachelorâs Degree in a relevant discipline, education, or human services. Exceptional candidates with HS Equivalent or Associates will be considered as long as they are willing to pursue and obtain Bachelors upon hire (tuition credit available.
Experience in work related to administering educational programs.
Valid NH driverâs license or other effective personal transportation means
Effective human relations and communication skills
Ability to reflect thoughtfully on personal bias in order to be welcoming to all potential participants and volunteers
Internal Number: PS2528FY22
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.