Position Summary

Descriptive Title

Area Extension Educator - 4-H Senior Program LeadUI Extension - 4-H Youth Development Assistant or Associate Faculty

Remote Position

no

Position Description

The Senior 4-H Program Lead will participate as a key member of the 4-H Program Executive Leadership Team. Responsibilities will include managing programmatic responsibilities directly tied to an evaluation tool to develop a strong evaluation and reporting protocol for the Idaho 4-H educational efforts. Will cultivate a 4-H Community of Practice (CoP) to share teaching techniques and develop a consistent 4-H teaching model using current pedagogy principles to streamline the 4-H program through common goals centered on the 4-H mission. Intentionally embed inclusive methods in all teaching objectives to reach non-traditional audiences and comply with Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunities program in all aspects of Idaho 4-H work. Assist the 4-H director with data collection for annual reports. This is a tenure track position, and is negotiable on rank for an Assistant or Associate Professor position. Rank and tenure are negotiable based on how the candidate meets the criteria outlined in department and college bylaws.

Required Qualifications

• Master's degree in youth or human development, education, social work, or related field. Master’s degrees in other fields may be considered with work experience that demonstrates similar competencies. •5 years of full-time professional experience relevant to human development, education, or social work. •Experience with oral, written, interpersonal, and information technology communication skills. •Experience working collaboratively as a team member with families, volunteers, youth leaders, community collaborators, academics and programmatic staff, and other stakeholders. •Experience adapting to evolving situations and circumstances.

Preferred Qualifications

• Doctoral degree in a related field. •Experience with 4-H youth programs.•Experience with progressive, innovative, and effective program leadership management.Doctoral degree in a related field •Experience with 4-H youth programs. •Experience with progressive, innovative, and effective program leadership management.

Travel Requirements

Must be willing to travel throughout the state of Idaho as needed

Driver’s license or alternate transportation required?

yes

Contact Name

Angela Freel

Contact Email

afreel@uidaho.edu

Contact Phone

208-885-7276

Application Instructions

https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/43221

Equal Employer Statement(s)

The University of Idaho is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is the policy of the regents that equal opportunity be afforded in education and employment to qualified persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran. It is also the policy of the University of Idaho to not discriminate based on sexual orientation. The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. We actively encourage applications and nominations of underrepresented groups.

About University of Idaho

The University of Idaho is a premier destination for higher education and Idaho's only national research institution. From our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, as well as our learning centers that touch every community in Idaho, the University of Idaho is leading our state and region with an energized environment where passion for knowledge and discovery expands intellectual and cultural boundaries. At the University of Idaho, we attract many of the nation's best students every year, because our expectations are higher and our commitment is stronger. We equip our people with the substantial resources they expect from an internationally recognized land grant institution. Our graduates join a legacy of thinkers, leaders and global citizens that is focused on improving lives within the state and beyond. The University of Idaho is home to 12,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students from all 50 states. International students from more than 76 countries comprise 5 percent of the student body.