Position Summary

Salary and Other Benefits

Expected Salary Range ( $57,600.00 - $85,000.00 )

Position Description

Deliver unbiased, science-based information to Extension personnel, program teams, public agencies, private organizations, and faculty in academic departments, within the area of 4-H Youth Development and the Natural Resources Program Area. Engage in research, teaching, and outreach programs across the university, state, region, and nation. Develop and deliver scholarly products. Perform other duties as assigned.

50% – Essential – Develop and deliver Extension programs and in-service training within the field of 4-H Youth Development and Natural Resources in collaboration with Extension Agents and Associates, or other partners beyond the 4-H team.  In particular, close collaboration is expected with Agricultural Education and Natural Resources program teams, including Forestry, Wildlife, and Water Resources.  Cooperate with other state 4-H staff members to prepare and execute an annual plan of work in 4-H Youth Development.  Coordinate assigned youth events, activities, awards, trainings, and competitions including website maintenance and communications with participants, collaborators, and donors.  Promote diversity, equity, and inclusion practices within the Extension program.

40% – Essential – Develop scholarly output, products, and demonstrations that support Extension programs and address clientele needs, with an emphasis on county agent and other partner involvement (i.e., scholarly publications, ready-made Extension programs, validated evaluation instruments, applied research outputs, etc.). Develop and maintain curricula and training materials to address natural resources content areas in alignment with 4-H Youth Development standards.

10% – Essential – Interact and coordinate programming efforts with teaching and research faculty, state and federal agencies, and private partners and organizations to identify programming needs and communicate impact.  Seek grants and private gifts to support assigned programs. Complete other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Education - Master's Degree Licenses - Drivers License Class D normal < 26,000

Preferred Qualifications

Education - Doctoral / Professional Degree in Natural resources, environmental education, or related field Experience - Demonstrated expertise in program development and evaluation. Strong evidence of oral/written communication, interpersonal, & PR skills Managing multiple programs in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Travel Requirements

Overnight travel

Equal Employer Statement(s)

Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to people of all ages, regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status and is an equal opportunity employer.

About Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service

Clemson Cooperative Extension helps improve the quality of life of all South Carolinians by providing unbiased, research-based information through an array of public outreach programs in youth development; agribusiness; agriculture; food, nutrition and health; and natural resources. With offices in all 46 counties of the state, Extension works to help support South Carolina’s $46.2 billion Agribusiness (agriculture and forestry) industry; strengthen families and communities; improve stewardship of natural resources and the environment; strengthen connections between people and their food; and expose South Carolina youth to opportunities in agriculture, science, technology, engineering and math.