Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Extension Program Supervisor St. Thomas/St. John District
University or Organization :
University of the Virgin Islands-CES
State or Territory :
Other
Application Deadline :
Jul 31, 2020
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Extension Program Supervisor St. Thomas/St. John District
Keywords separated by commas :
Extension, Extension Program, Extension Program Supervisor, 4-H, Family and Consumer Sciences
Location :
St. Thomas/St. John District
Area, Department or Unit :
Agriculture Programs Cooperative Extension Service
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Start Date:
None Stated
Description:
Under general direction, provides supervision for 4-H/Family & Consumer Sciences Program in the St. Thomas/St. John district with primary responsibility for programming focused on nutrition, diet, health and wellness. Performs routine professional work to provide educational programs and technical advice to the community in 4-H youth development, clothing construction, family finance and other Family and Consumer Sciences related areas. Works independently to apply scientific principles and methods at an advanced degree level to solve practical problems. Specializes in areas related to family and consumer sciences. Requires highest level of skill and responsibility in job.Under general direction, performs routine professional work to provide educational programs and technical advice to the community in nutrition, youth development, clothing construction, family finance and other Family and Consumer Science related areas. Work independently to apply scientific principles and methods at a doctors degree level to solve practical problems. Specialize in areas as related to family and consumer sciences. Requires highest level of skill and responsibility in job.
Position Category:
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
Ability to speak and communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Proficient in working with on-line, virtual and distance learning, and social media platforms. Ability to work effectively with low-income, at-risk, under-served children, youth, families and communities. Evidence of cultural sensitivity and desire to work with diverse groups. Ability to supervise and motivate both professional and paraprofessional staff. Display excellent customer service skills. Develop articles, brochures, flyers, etc.
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 :
Masters degree in nutrition, family and consumer sciences, home economics, youth development or related field Doctoral degree preferred.
Years of experience :
Doctoral degree in nutrition, family and consumer sciences, home economics, youth development or related field. Five plus years of supervisory experience.Understanding of USDA, land grant status, Cooperative Extension Service. Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), Children, Youth and Families at Risk (CYFAR) and positive youth development. Knowledge and experience, which lends itself to developing and delivering educational programs in a non-formal community setting. Experience in grant writing and evaluation.
Travel Requirements:
Able to travel for meetings, conferences and trainings. Occasional weekend and evening work. May have to sit for extended periods of time. Must be able to maintain composure in stressful situations in dealing with staff and the general community. Must be able to use computers, cameras and other digital devices.
Other Requirements:
Ability to work as a team player. Demonstrated skills in computer technology, distance learning and social media applications. Ability to work with families in limited resource circumstances. Self-motivated and experienced in meeting deadlines.

LINKS

Application URL:
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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Nicole Foster
Phone Number with Area Code :
3406924257
Application Instructions :
Required Documents:ResumeCover Letter/Letter of Application Unofficial Transcripts