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Official Job Title :
4-H Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Academic Coordinator II
University or Organization :
University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources
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Application Deadline :
Dec 13, 2019
Descriptive Job Title :
4-H Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Academic Coordinator II
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Location :
Davis, CA
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4-H Youth Development
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Full Time
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Commensurate with experience
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None Stated
The University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR), 4-H Youth Development Program (4-H YDP) is seeking a 4-H Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Academic Coordinator with a focus on animal and agriculture science and natural resource education. The Academic Coordinator leads Californias STEM Initiative to develop, strengthen, and evaluate programmatic opportunities for Californias young people in the areas of science, engineering, and technology education. This position connects with the UC ANR initiative to increase youth scientific literacy in agriculture, nutrition, and natural resources.The 4-H STEM Coordinator connects their work to the latest research on out-of-school time/informal science education, positive youth development and curriculum development and implementation. With significant focus on animal and agriculture science and natural resource education, specific academic responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Lead statewide and participate in or lead national STEM curriculum and program development projects relative to animal and agriculture science and natural resource education.Support animal and agriculture science and natural resource education 4-H STEM marketing, communication, and outreach activities. Identify and utilize methods to increase visibility and public relations for the 4-H STEM Initiative in multicultural settings.Prepare culturally responsive educational materials and programs on animal and agriculture science and natural resource education for county, area and/or statewide educational activities with special emphasis in adapting activities, curriculum and programs that maintain youth from different backgrounds interest and enthusiasm. ACADEMIC EXPECTATIONS: All UC ANR Academic Coordinators are responsible for performance in the areas of 1) coordination of academic programs, 2) university service and public service, and 3) professional competence and professional activity. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: An understanding of and commitment to UC ANRs affirmative action goals and commitments is expected of all academic members. Compliance with affirmative action policies includes supporting outreach efforts to underserved and underrepresented audiences. UC ANR Affirmative Action policy and information can be found at: SALARY: Beginning salary will be in the Academic Coordinator II series and commensurate with applicable experience and professional qualifications. For information regarding the Academic Coordinator salary scales, please refer to
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EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCERequired Qualifications:Programmatic competenceA minimum of a Masters degree is required, though other advanced degrees are encouraged, in education, youth or human development, or a related field. Previous work in animal and agriculture science and natural resource education.Experience developing and delivering science, engineering and technology with a focus on animal and agriculture science and natural resource education in out-of-school time programs to multicultural audiences. Experience developing curriculum. Experience or ability to demonstrate skills in program evaluation. Experience with program planning and budget management.Experience designing and implementing trainings for staff and/or volunteers. Knowledge of basic technologies, including word processing, email, PowerPoint, the Internet, etc. CommunicationExcellent written and verbal communication skills.Experience effectively managing and resolving conflict. Collaboration, Teamwork & FlexibilityAbility to effectively establish and maintain cooperative working relationships within a diverse multicultural environment.Experience working collaboratively with a wide variety of multicultural stakeholders and developing productive partnerships.Preferred Qualifications include:Familiarity with 4-H youth programming.Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Spanish.Experience working with volunteers and providing leadership for volunteer groups.Experience with the educational use of computers, the Internet, and other distance learning techniques.Extension experience. Experience supervising staff. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation will be required for the successful candidate, including fingerprinting and a criminal history clearance by the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.This position is subject to the requirements of Californias Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA). Employment within UC ANR is contingent upon securing written acknowledgement to comply with California law.
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HOW TO APPLY: To be considered, applicants must submit electronically the following four components of the Application Packet via UC Recruit by visiting: 1.Cover Letter2.Curriculum Vitae or Resume3. Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI): Please submit a 1-page Statement of Contributions to DEI addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through personal experience, teaching, research, extension, professional activity, and/or service. This should include how you would ensure that all potential clientele have access and benefit from your program. Guidelines for writing a DEI Statement can be found at: 4.College Level Transcripts: Electronic transcripts or legible scanned copies (PDF) of original transcripts will be accepted. Transcripts must identify course work completed, grades earned, degrees conferred and confer dates. Please DO NOT send transcripts that are password protected. To submit your application materials, please visit UC Recruit at: and select Applicants. For full consideration, application packets should be submitted in their entirety no later than December 13, 2019.