Job Summary

Official Job Title :
4-H Youth Development Professional
University or Organization :
UW Extension
State or Territory :
Application Deadline :
None Stated
Descriptive Job Title :
4-H Youth Development Professional
Keywords separated by commas :
Traditional and non-traditional 4-H youth programs
Location :
Douglas, WY
Area, Department or Unit :
University of Wyoming Extension
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Subject to annual reappointment and contingent upon availability of funds. Actual salary commensurate with education and experience.
Start Date:
Oct 01, 2020
This position provides educational programs in the area of 4-H Youth Development in Converse County; provides leadership for traditional and non-traditional 4-H and youth programs; contributes to the State 4-H Youth Development Initiative Team, participates in the Converse, Natrona, and Niobrara (CNN) Area Team; and, supports general Extension functions in Converse County. Converse County has 194 4-H members and 47 volunteer leaders.Responsibilities and Essential DutiesThe individual in this position works as a representative of the University of Wyoming (UW) in the 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 Converse County clientele.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 e-mail, 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.The ability to participate in physically active educational experiences.
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Minimum education level :
An earned Bachelors degree with academic training and professional experience relevant to the responsibilities of the position.Demonstrated 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.
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Travel Requirements:
*A valid drivers license and serviceable/insured vehicle.*Duties of this position often include physical activities associated with experiential learning.
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 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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Contact :
Ann Roberson
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Application Instructions :
Completed online UW applicationDetailed letter of intent specifically addressing qualifications relative to the responsibilities and qualifications of the positionCurrent resume/curriculum vitae Copies of all college transcripts; (official transcripts required at time of hiring).Four (4) letters of reference from individuals who can address your professional qualifications.The University of Wyoming online employment application can be found at application information, questions on transcripts or reference letters, contact:Ann Roberson, Business ManagerUniversity of Wyoming Extension1000 E. University Ave., Dept. #3354Laramie, WY 82071Phone:(307)766-3566Fax:(307)766-3998E-mail: mrober38@uwyo.eduFor specific position information, contact:Mandy Marney, Associate DirectorUniversity of Wyoming ExtensionPhone:(307)766-5124Fax:(307)766-3998Email: