Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Assistant University Extension Educator, non-extended term track, 4-H & Youth Development
University or Organization :
UW Extension
State or Territory :
Wyoming
Application Deadline :
Sep 13, 2017
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Extension Educator/non-traditional 4-H & youth programs
Keywords separated by commas :
Traditional and non-traditional 4-H & youth programs
Location :
Laramie County, Cheyenne, WY located as the northern anchor city of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Area, Department or Unit :
University of Wyoming Extension
Full/Part Time :
This benefited position is currently .75 FTE with the potential of full-time pending renewal of grant funding.
Salary :
Commensurate with education, experience, and availability of funds
Start Date:
Oct 23, 2017
Description:
This position provides educational programs in the area of 4-H Youth Development in Laramie County; provides leadership for traditional and non-traditional 4-H and youth programs; participates in the State 4-H Youth Development Initiative Team and Southeast (Albany, Carbon, Goshen, Laramie and Platte Counties) Area Team; and supports general Extension functions in Laramie County. This position will split time between working with the military 4-H program at FE Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming National Guard Installations, and the Laramie County 4-H program with an emphasis on areas of non-traditional programming. Responsibilities and Essential Duties:The individual in this position works as a representative of the University of Wyoming (UW) in the delivery of a comprehensive 4-H youth development program. This function is realized through existing and new youth clubs, school enrichment activities, and other educational programming. Duties include:Implement educational programs, policies, materials, and activities as part of the overall efforts of the Wyoming 4-H program and the identified needs of Laramie County clientele.Organize, coordinate, and support participation in 4-H events, camps, clinics, contests, and fairs.Provide leadership in recruiting, training, and retention of adult volunteers.Provide leadership in recruiting and retaining youth members in clubs.Provide leadership and support to 4-H Clubs, 4-H Councils, and project committees. Provide information to volunteers, youth, and parents regarding educational opportunities through the use of e-mail, social media, applications, and print communication formats.Foster relationships and develop partnerships with other youth serving groups, schools, or organizations.Coordinate registration, supervision, and transportation for participants in 4-H related events held in other counties, across the state, or out of state.Implement program evaluation, documentation, and reporting.Provide administrative oversight to financial and fundraising efforts involving 4-H youth and volunteers.Foster a culture of positive youth development in all 4-H programming efforts.Contribute to various teams including county office, multi-county area, state 4-H initiative, youth issues, and other UW Extension initiative teams.The ability to participate in physically active educational experiences.
Position Category:
Professional
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
Do applicants need to have a driver’s license or be able to provide alternate transportation
to carry out the functions
of this job? :
yes

ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education level :
Completed application (To include UW application http://www.uwyo.edu/uwe/jobs; detailed letter of intent as described under application procedures, resume, copy of transcripts, and letters of reference.) We recognize that reference letters may not be received by the deadline and are out of the applicants control, but will be forthcoming. An earned bachelors degree with academic training and/or professional experience relevant to the responsibilities of the position.Valid drivers license.Demonstrated prior 4-H experience.Knowledge of positive youth development principles and teaching methods.Demonstrated skills and abilities to organize and facilitate educational programs and activities such as; contests, workshops, camps, and/or fairs as part of the 4-H program.
Years of experience :
Travel Requirements:
A valid drivers license and serviceable/insured vehicle.The ability to participate in some evening, overnight, and weekend work.
Other Requirements:

LINKS

Application URL:
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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Ann Roberson
Phone Number with Area Code :
(307) 766-3566
Application Instructions :
*Completed online UW application including uploading a detailed letter of intent specifically addressing qualifications relative to the responsibilities and qualifications of the position and a current resume/Curriculum vitae all as one document. *The University of Wyoming online employment application can be found at https://jobs.uwyo.edu/psp/EREC/UWEXTERNAL/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?SiteId=6*Copies of all college transcripts; (official transcripts required at time of hiring).*Four (4) letters of reference from individuals who can address your professional qualifications.*Transcripts and letters of reference should be sent to Ann Roberson.