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 :
Feb 25, 2019
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Extension Educator - traditional and non-traditional 4-H youth programs
Keywords separated by commas :
Traditional and non-traditional 4-H youth programs
Location :
Gillette, 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:
Apr 01, 2019
Description:
Campbell County is located in northeast Wyoming, approximately 100 miles from the Black Hills and 70 miles from the Big Horn Mountains. Known as Americas Energy Capital of the Nation, Campbell County produces more than 30 percent of the nations coal and is rich in oil, natural gas, and coal bed methane. Gillette began as a railroad hub in the 1890s and ranching continues to be an important industry on northeast Wyoming's wide-open ranges and rolling plains. Population of the county is approximately 46,242 with Gillette being the county seat and comprising the majority of that population (approximately 30,560). Campbell County is rich in western and agricultural history, but is poised for new and diverse opportunities. Major industries are coal, oil, and agriculture.This position assists with providing educational programs in the area of 4-H Youth Development in Campbell County; assists with traditional and non-traditional 4-H and youth programs; contributes in the State 4-H Youth Development Initiative Team and the Sheridan, Johnson, Campbell, Crook and Weston (Northeast) Area Team; and, supports general Extension functions in Campbell County. Campbell County has 660 4-H members and 199 volunteer leaders.Approximate Time Distribution4-H and Youth Development - 100%Responsibilities and Essential DutiesThe individual in this position works as a representative of the University of Wyoming (UW) as an assistant to the primary UW 4-H and Youth Development Educator for Campbell County. As such, this position reports to and is directly supervised by the primary UW 4-H Youth Development Educator in Campbell County. familial status.College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Wyoming, Wyoming counties, and U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 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 Campbell County clientele. www.uwyo.edu/uwe 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 email, 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.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/or professional experience relevant to the responsibilities of the position.Prior 4-H experience.Demonstrated 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 :
Required Application Materials:*Completed University of Wyoming employment application found at https://uwyo.taleo.net/careersection/00_ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&portal=8100020604*Detailed letter of intent specifically addressing your qualifications relative to the responsibilities of the position.*Current resume or curriculum vitae.*College transcripts, unofficial transcripts accepted for application; official transcripts required at time of hiring.*Four (4) letters of reference from individuals who can address your professional qualifications.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)766-3566Fax: (307)766-3998E-mail: mrober38@uwyo.eduFor specific position information, contact:Mary Kay Wardlaw, Associate Director University of Wyoming Extension Phone: (307)766-5124Fax: (307)766-3998Email: wardlaw@uwyo.eduTo learn more about Extension work, see the online Western Regional Program Leaders Committee (WRPLC) modules at http://wrpl.cahnrs.wsu.edu.