Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Extension Educator - Tribal Education and Engagement
University or Organization :
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
State or Territory :
Nebraska
Application Deadline :
Dec 03, 2018
 
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Location :
Macy, NE
Area, Department or Unit :
Eastern Nebraska Research & Extension - Northeast District
Full/Part Time :
Full-time
Salary :
Negotiable
Start Date:
None Stated
Description:
Extension Educator Tribal Education and EngagementUniversity of Nebraska-LincolnDo you have the drive to help others create healthier lifestyles for a higher quality of life? Can you be a strong regional expert and develop focused, comprehensive learning programs with and for Native American Tribal people? The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension is an organization that values individuals who excel, adapt easily, exhibit passion for helping others, and are excellent communicators. As a member of the UNL Extension team you will collaborate with research and extension faculty who are leaders in their field. You will work with high performing teams to create and deliver world class, innovative learning experiences that empower Native American Tribal People to improve their lives around critical issues.Would you like to make a positive difference in young peoples lives? Do you have the drive to help us create engaging learning opportunities for tribal youth and adults? We have an excellent opportunity for a full-time faculty position located in Macy, Nebraska and serving the tribal communities in northeast Nebraska. The focus of this position is positive youth development and includes teaching and coordinating educational programs within the Northeast region and statewide.The Tribal Education and Engagement Educator, in partnership with Tribal Representatives and Nebraska Extension, will 1) identify a framework around education and engagement that can be used to guide Nebraska Extension programming; 2) develop, deliver, and evaluate educational programming/content to engage tribal youth and adults; and 3) lead events, activities, lessons, and resources that allow tribal youth and adults to purposefully explore career options and higher education opportunities.Required Qualifications:Masters degree required; one degree in Education, Youth Development, Leadership Development, Entrepreneurship, Science Literacy or closely related fields. Masters degree must be completed by start date.Successful experience teaching in a formal or informal setting.Demonstrated ability to communicate (i.e. publications, presentations, web, and social media).Experience in working with individuals, coworkers, and teams to accomplish individual and/or group goals, as evidenced by college, career, and/or community activities.Experience working with and a knowledge of Native American Tribal cultures.Preferred Qualifications:Outstanding leadership skills as demonstrated by roles in college, career, and/or community activities.Understanding of different ethnic and socioeconomic audiences and a commitment to developing and delivering both inclusive and targeted programming.Successful experience in developing financial support for educational programs including grant writing, fund generation, contracting and/or cost recovery efforts.Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and programs.Experience in the development and implementation of social media policies and procedures.Experience teaching Native American Tribal people in a formal or informal setting.Experience teaching youth and adults.Demonstrated ability to network with private and public agencies and/or organizations.Review of applications will begin on December 3, 2018. Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found or search is closed. Candidates must apply online at http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_180189. You will be required to attach the following documents:- Cover Letter- Resume- List of three professional references- Transcripts (official or unofficial) or grade report listing courses taken, the institution where they were taken and final grade. Transcripts must be attached to the online application, attached to an email and sent to jmackin1@unl.edu, or faxed to 402-624-8010. Please make sure to black out your social security number before you send or upload your transcripts/grade report.As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
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Do applicants need to have a driver’s license or be able to provide alternate transportation
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yes

ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education level :
Masters degree required; one degree in Education, Youth Development, Leadership Development, Entrepreneurship, Science Literacy or closely related fields. Masters degree must be completed by start date.
Years of experience :
Travel Requirements:
Some travel is required. Must meet driver standards according to UNL policy and have a valid driver's license.
Other Requirements:
Criminal history background check will be conducted.

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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Jodi Mackin
Phone Number with Area Code :
4024690273
Application Instructions :
Review of applications will begin on December 3, 2018. Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found or search is closed. Candidates must apply online at http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_180189. You will be required to attach the following documents:- Cover Letter- Resume- List of three professional references- Transcripts (official or unofficial) or grade report listing courses taken, the institution where they were taken and final grade. Transcripts must be attached to the online application, attached to an email and sent to jmackin1@unl.edu, or faxed to 402-624-8010. Please make sure to black out your social security number before you send or upload your transcripts/grade report.As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.