Job Summary

Official Job Title :
County 4-H Agent III (equivalent to Assistant Professor)
University or Organization :
Department of 4-H Youth Development, Rutgers University
State or Territory :
New Jersey
Application Deadline :
Feb 28, 2017
Descriptive Job Title :
County 4-H Agent (equivalent to Assistant Professor)
Keywords separated by commas :
youth development, volunteer management,
Location :
Newark, NJ (Essex County)
Area, Department or Unit :
Department of 4-H Yuth Development
Full/Part Time :
full time
Salary :
Start Date:
Jul 01, 2017
This tenure track position provides leadership to a comprehensive research-based youth development educational program for Essex County youth, grades K-13 (one year out of high school). Assess local needs to design, implement and evaluate relevant 4-H youth development programs, including those that support a strong 4-H club base. In collaboration with community agencies and organizations, develop strategies and maximize effectiveness of culturally relevant educational programs utilizing a variety of delivery modes. This includes recruitment, screening, training, supervision and evaluation of volunteers; program marketing and public relations; supervision of paid staff; securing grants, contracts, and other alternate funding streams to expand/enhance educational programs; and creation and support of needs-based programs that target underserved audiences.
Position Category:
Faculty, Education,
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
Expected to actively participate in appropriate departmental, Rutgers Cooperative Extension, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, University and County administrative functions. Expected to establish an outstanding program, the merits of which will lead to regional and/or national recognition.
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Minimum education level :
Master's degree from an accredited institution in education, human/youth development, communication or other closely related fields.
Years of experience :
Three years related experience after bachelors degree. Experience or course work in youth development programming, volunteer management, working with diverse audiences, and/or collaboration/coalition building.
Travel Requirements:
Weekends and nights as needed.
Other Requirements:
Selected candidate must agree and authorize the University to conduct a complete background investigation.


Application URL:
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Contact :
Rachel Lyons
Phone Number with Area Code :
Application Instructions :
Please submit letter of application and resume to employment link: