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 :
Jan 30, 2019
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Extension Educator - traditional and non-traditional 4-H youth programs
Keywords separated by commas :
Traditional & non-traditional 4-H youth programs
Location :
Evanston, WY
Area, Department or Unit :
UW Extension
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Actual salary commensurate with education and experience. Subject to annual reappointment and contingent upon availability of funds.
Start Date:
Mar 01, 2019
Description:
Evanston is the county seat in Uinta County, with a population of about 12,359 people. The county has a population of approximately 21,118 which also includes the communities of Fort Bridger, Lyman, and Mountain View. Surrounded by mountains on all sides, Evanston is a recreational mecca for fishing, hunting, hiking, mountain biking, wildlife viewing, camping, and many other outdoor recreational opportunities. The Bear River flowing right through town presents opportunities for a whole host of activities. The Evanston area embraces ranching, agriculture, and development of natural resources.Nature & PurposeThis position provides educational programs in the area of 4-H Youth Development in Uinta County; provides leadership for traditional and non-traditional 4-H and youth programs; contributes to the State 4-H Youth Development Initiative Team and West (Teton, Lincoln, Sublette, Sweetwater, and Uinta) Area Team; and supports general Extension functions in Uinta County. Uinta County has 350 4-H members and 120 volunteer leaders.Responsibilities and Essential DutiesThe 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 Uinta 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. www.uwyo.edu/uwe 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.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 :
Minimum Qualifications (Required)An earned Bachelors degree with academic training and 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.
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/fairness. We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Ann Roberson
Phone Number with Area Code :
(307) 766-3566
Application Instructions :
Completed online UW applicationDetailed letter of intent specifically addressing qualifications relative to the responsibilities and qualifications of the positionCurrent resume/curriculum vitaeCollege transcripts, unofficial transcripts accepted for application; official transcripts required at hiringFour (4) letters of reference from individuals who can address your professional qualificationsThe University of Wyoming online employment application can be found at https://uwyo.taleo.net/careersection/00_ex/Ann Roberson, Administrative Associate University of Wyoming Extension1000 E. University Ave., Dept. #3354 Laramie, WY 82071Phone:(307)766-3566Fax: (307)766-3998E-mail: mrober38@uwyo.eduFor specific position information, contact:Kelly Crane, Associate Director University of Wyoming Extension Phone:(307)766-5124Fax: (307)766-3998Email: kcrane1@uwyo.edu