Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
4-H Youth Development Extension Regional Specialist
University or Organization :
Washington State University
State or Territory :
Washington
Application Deadline :
None Stated
 
Descriptive Job Title :
4-H Youth Development Extension Regional Specialist
Keywords separated by commas :
Youth Development, 4-H
Location :
Wenatchee, WA
Area, Department or Unit :
WSU Extension Youth and Families
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Start Date:
Jun 01, 2019
Description:
Washington State University Extension Chelan, Douglas, and Grant counties 4-H Youth Development Extension Specialist Position (full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position within the WSU Extension Youth and Families Program Unit. The Unit is seeking a dynamic, inspired, and highly qualified professional to provide leadership, vision, educational programming, planning, development, implementation, reporting, and direction for the Chelan, Douglas, and Grant Counties 4-H Youth Development Program in collaboration with staff, volunteers, youth, partners, and the community. This position will provide multi-cultural Extension programs. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with diverse populations and who are bilingual in English/Spanish.
Position Category:
Education
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 :
Earned Masters degree in youth development, social sciences, human development, family and consumer sciences, volunteer development, guidance and counseling, leadership development, education, or an appropriate field of study at the time of application.
Years of experience :
Two years of demonstrated ability to work effectively with volunteers, adults, and youth, in the development, delivery, and management of youth programs. Ability to communicate ideas effectively through written, verbal, and technology when relating to a variety of audiences. Competency in using electronic outreach methods and equipment for extension and daily work activities.
Travel Requirements:
Other Requirements:
Preferred: Ph.D. in youth development, social sciences, human development, family and consumer sciences, volunteer development, guidance and counseling, leadership development, education, or an appropriate field of study at the time of application. Demonstrated ability in volunteer development i.e., recruitment, education, recognition, conflict management, and retention. Capacity and willingness to engage diverse constituents from varying socioeconomic and ethnic groups in education programs. Demonstrated cultural competency skills and a commitment to expanding and fostering diversity in program outreach. Demonstrated record of achievement in scholarship that disseminates innovative approaches and methods in measurable program impacts and outcomes. Demonstrated record of extramural fund development, including the ability to write successful grant proposals and manage grant awards. Experience in leadership; conflict resolution; group facilitation; and the development, delivery, and evaluation of programs. Experience in budgeting, financial planning, personnel management, strategic planning and critical decision-making. Experience with non-formal education delivery methods, including youth and adult learning theory, experiential education, and needs assessments. Experience working with diverse populations. Bilingual in Spanish/English.

LINKS

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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Margaret Viebrock
Phone Number with Area Code :
509-745-8531
Application Instructions :
Screening of applications will begin February 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. For the complete Notice of Vacancy and to apply, visit http://www.wsujobs.com/postings/42300 Applicants must include: 1) Cover letter describing how your experience meets the responsibilities and qualifications for the position; and your vision and goals for youth development ;2) Curriculum Vitae; 3) Scanned copy of college transcripts; and 4) Contact information for three individuals willing to provide professional letters of recommendations that address your qualifications relative to this position. Please contact Margaret Viebrock, Search Committee Chair, at (509) 745-8531, viebrock@wsu.edu for questions about this position. EEO/AA/ADA.