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Area Extension Educator - 4-H Youth Development - STEM
University of Idaho

Date Posted May 23, 2019
Title Area Extension Educator - 4-H Youth Development - STEM
University University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Educational Services
    Agriculture/Animal Care

University of Idaho

Area Extension Educator - 4-H Youth Development - STEM

Location: Off Campus Location

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: $58,640.00 - $72,508.00, commensurate with market and experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

Provide state-wide leadership and technical support for STEM programs and projects in positive youth development. Support these program areas through collaboration at the state, multi-state and national levels. Positive youth development is inclusive of programs, activities and resources in non-formal academic settings. STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines science, technology, engineering and mathematics in an interdisciplinary and applied approach. Also, the position will focus on expanding partnerships and bringing ancillary external resources to support the UI Extension 4-H Youth Development Program.

Minimum Qualifications:

Masters degree from an accredited institution in Youth Development, Adult and Extension Education, or a closely related discipline (the required degree must be completed by the date of hire).
Professional experience working with volunteer and youth programs.
Excellent presentation and organizational skills.
Effective team communication skills; in-person, via technologies, and in groups.
Effective problem-solving skills.
Demonstrate the ability to work in cross-cultural environments.
Willingness to travel.
Competent in using Microsoft Office package, online applications, and social media.
Demonstrated the ability to: coordinate, plan and implement events, workshops, trainings and programs.
Organize and prepare information and materials, communicate with the public, both verbally and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in Extension, preferably 4-H Youth Development, Volunteer Management Systems.
Coursework in Education, Agriculture and/or Human/Youth Development.
Experience in grant and budget management.
Demonstrate conflict resolution skills.
Network/collaboration experience with volunteer organizations.
Experience generating curriculum and resource materials.
Experience in event management.
Experience: developing, recommending, and evaluating program procedures and
recommending changes.
Experience developing technical written materials such as policies, technical
manuals or rules/regulations.
Experience providing technical program assistance to staff and volunteers.
Experience gathering, assembling, correlating, and analyzing facts.
Experience devising solutions to problems; writing concise reports, and developing
and evaluating policies and procedures.
Work experience in an Engineering and Technology, or Business and Marketing related field.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Work a flexible schedule including some weekends
Must: possess valid drivers license.
Physical ability to move and lift 50 lbs.

Posting Number: F000780P

Posting Date: 05/17/2019

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

First consideration will be give to applicants who apply by June 17, 2019.

For the letter of qualification, please address how you meet EACH required qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications.

Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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