Job Summary

Official Job Title :
4H Extension Educator III
University or Organization :
University of Massachusetts
State or Territory :
Application Deadline :
Sep 29, 2019
Descriptive Job Title :
4H Extension Educator III
Keywords separated by commas :
4H, Extension, Educator, Youth, Youth Development, 4-H
Location :
Worcester, MA
Area, Department or Unit :
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
PSU Salary Ranges, Level 27 See position posting
Start Date:
Dec 01, 2019
The 4-H Extension Educator for the central region, located in Worcester, MA, will provide programmatic leadership and management for the Massachusetts 4-H Youth Development Programs. Develop and implement educational programs and resources for youth ages 5-18 while providing support and oversight for collaborating adult volunteers and partner organizations. Supervise training and management systems for volunteers, including those for subsidiary organizations and advisory bodies. Recruit and provide oversight for youth and adult participants and volunteers. The Educator is part of a team that coordinates activities, processes and functions with other 4-H educators and administrators across the state.
Position Category:
Professional Extension Educator (Non Faculty)
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
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Minimum education level :
Bachelors degree in youth development, psychology, education, communication or related field.
Years of experience :
Three years of professional work experience in a youth-related organization that includes working directly with youth.
Travel Requirements:
Ability to maintain program of activities requiring frequent travel around region and state.
Other Requirements:
Prior supervisory experience.Ability to work independently, creatively and decisively. Ability to set priorities for individual and collective action and to operate effectively within a complex and fast-paced office environment.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to interact effectively and work productively in establishing and maintaining harmonious working relationships with a diverse population of volunteers, faculty, staff and students.Ability to organize and prioritize goals; ability to collaborate to formulate plans and objectives in accordance with organizational goals; ability to obtain continuous feedback, identify and implement process and programmatic improvements.Ability to manage multiple and complex projects simultaneously and to set and meet deadlines while maintaining high standards of accuracy and quality.Experience and competency utilizing internet-based computers and software to achieve programmatic goals and for effective communications.


Application URL:
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Contact :
Joe Shoenfeld
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Application Instructions :
Submit a letter of application, resume and contact information for three professional references. Apply by September 29, 2019 in order to ensure priority consideration. Search may remain open until a suitable candidate pool has been identified. As part of a commitment to their own multicultural community, CNS seeks an individual with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and one who will understand and embrace university initiatives and aspirations. In addition to application materials above, candidates will need to submit a Statement of Contribution to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The Diversity Statement should identify past experiences and future goals. These contributions may result from lived experiences, scholarships, and/or mentoring, teaching, and outreach activities.