Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Assistant University Extension Educator, Non-extended term track, 4-H Youth Development
University or Organization :
University of Wyoming
State or Territory :
Wyoming
Application Deadline :
Nov 11, 2018
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Extension Educator - traditional & non-traditional 4-H youth programs
Keywords separated by commas :
Traditional & non-traditional 4-H youth programs
Location :
Rawlins, WY
Area, Department or Unit :
University of Wyoming Extension
Full/Part Time :
Full time
Salary :
Subject to annual reappointment and contingent upon availability of funds.
Start Date:
Jan 07, 2019
Description:
Rawlins is the county seat in Carbon County, with a population of about 9,075 people. The county has a population of approximately 15,885 which also includes the communities of Baggs, Dixon, Elk Mountain, Encampment, Hanna, Medicine Bow, Riverside, Saratoga, and Sinclair. Carbon Countys southern boundary is the Wyoming/Colorado border. The county is a study of contrasts from snow-cappedmountains and high plateaus in the south and north, to vast prairie lands in the east and the Red Desert Basin in the west. Elevations range from 5,000 feet in the Red Desert to 12,006 feet in the Snowy Range. Parts of the Medicine Bow National Forest, located in Carbon County, offer a wide variety of year-round activities including camping, hunting, fishing, and snowmobiling.This position provides educational programs in the area of 4-H Youth Development in Carbon County; provides leadership for traditional and non-traditional 4-H and youth programs; contributes to the State 4-H Youth Development Initiative Team and participates in the Southeast (Albany, Carbon, Goshen, Laramie, and Platte Counties) Area Team; and supports general Extension functions in Carbon County. Carbon County has 263 4-H members and 57 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. 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 Carbon County clientele.Organize, coordinate, and support participation in county fairs, 4-H events, camps, clinics and contests.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.www.uwyo.edu/uwe 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.A valid drivers license and serviceable/insured vehicle. 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.
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 :
An earned Bachelors degree with academic training and 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; county fairs, contests, workshops, and/or camps as part of the 4-H program.
Years of experience :
Travel Requirements:
A valid drivers license and serviceable/insured vehicle.
Other Requirements:
The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. Please see www.uwyo.edu/diversity/fairnessWe conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

LINKS

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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Ann Roberson
Phone Number with Area Code :
307-766-5124
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/ER EC/ 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.Contact for application information/send transcripts and reference letters to:Ann Roberson, Administrative Associate University of Wyoming Extension1000 E. University Ave., Dept. #3354 Laramie, WY 82071Phone: (307)766-3566, Fax: (307)766-3998E-mail: mrober38@uwyo.eduFor specific position information, contact:Mary Kay Wardlaw, Associate Director University of Wyoming ExtensionPhone: (307)766-5124, Fax: (307)766-3998Email: wardlaw@uwyo.edu