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 :
Oct 13, 2017
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Extension Educator/non-tradional 4-H & youth programs
Keywords separated by commas :
Traditional and non-traditional 4-H & youth programs
Location :
Lincoln County, Kemmerer, WY located in the SW corner of Wyoming
Area, Department or Unit :
University of Wyoming Extension
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Commensurate with education, experience, and availability of funds. Actual salary commensurate with education and experience.
Start Date:
Jan 03, 2018
Description:
This position provides educational programs in the area of 4-H Youth Development in Lincoln County; provides leadership for traditional and non-traditional 4-H and youth programs; participates in the State 4-H Youth Development Initiative Team and West (Sweetwater, Uinta, Sublette, Teton, and Lincoln Counties) Area Team; and supports general Extension functions in Lincoln County. Lincoln Countys 4-H program has approximately 359 4-H members and 72 volunteer leaders.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 under the supervision of the full-time 4-H educator in Lincoln County. This function is realized through existing and new youth clubs, school enrichment activities, and other educational programming. This position is also responsible for the management and coordination of the county-owned arena facilities in Kemmerer. 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 Lincoln County clientele.Management and oversight of the South Lincoln County Arena which includes application processing, rental contracts, fee collection, equipment rental, overseeing repairs/upgrades, and handling disciplinary actions associated with the community barn, green houses, and livestock arena.Coordinate with the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners and Lincoln County Attorney on all management issues pertaining to arena management.Pursue grants and other funding sources for continued upgrades for the South Lincoln County Arena.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, andproject committees.www.uwyo.edu/uwe 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.
Position Category:
Professional
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
PLEASE NOTE: Duties of this position often include physical activities associated with experiential learning. The University of Wyoming is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer and employees with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations.
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 :
Minimum Qualifications (Required)An earned bachelors degree with academic training and/or professional experience relevant to the responsibilities of the position.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, work- shops, camps, and/or fairs as part of the 4-H program.
Years of experience :
Travel Requirements:
A valid drivers license and serviceable/insured vehicle.
Other Requirements:
Approximate Time Distribution:4-H and Youth Development - 50%Management and oversight of the South Lincoln County Arena area 50%

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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=6Current resume or curriculum vitae.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. We recognize that reference letters may not be received by the deadline and are out of the applicants control, but will be forthcoming.Contact for application information/send completed information packet to:Ann Roberson, Administrative AssociateUniversity of Wyoming Extension1000 E. University Ave., Dept. #3354Laramie, WY 82071Phone: (307)766-3566Fax: (307)766-3998E-mail: mrober38@uwyo.eduFor specific position information, contact:Kelly Crane, Associate DirectorUniversity of Wyoming ExtensionPhone: (307)766-5124Fax: (307)766-3998Email: kcrane1@uwyo.edu