Position Summary

Salary and Other Benefits

Commensurate with Experience

Position Description

University of Idaho


Extension Faculty – 4-H Youth Development


Location: Moscow


Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences


Employee Category: Faculty


Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience


FTE: 1


Full/Part Time: Full Time


Position Summary:


The Northern District is seeking applications for an Extension Faculty Senior Instructor of 4-H Youth Development. The Senior Instructor will provide leadership in 4-H Youth Development and in 4-H Youth programming. The position will provide support and extension outreach in Latah and surrounding North Central Idaho Area sub-region within the Northern Extension District. The position will provide leadership, guidance, and management to the 4-H Youth Development program in Latah County and will collaborate with Extension personnel across program and county lines plus actively participate on State 4-H teams and committees.


Minimum Qualifications:


• Bachelor’s degree related to education or youth development is required by date of hire

• Demonstrated ability to design innovative and effective educational programs in response to local needs; implement programs and evaluate their effectiveness.

• Demonstrated experience working directly with youth and adult audiences and experience collaborating with community organizations to provide educational experiences to diverse youth audiences and others. A Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with program audiences.

• Demonstrated competency in people related skills such as teaching, problem solving, communication, conflict management, relationship building and leadership development.

• Ability to work well in a team, provide effective leadership for Extension programming, and provide marketing and promotion of the 4-H program.

• Ability to communicate (oral, written, listening, public speaking/presentation skills).

• Ability to recruit, teach, and manage volunteers.

• Computer literacy as demonstrated by the use of technology in programming.


Preferred Qualifications:


• A master’s degree in an applicable field of study.

• Extension experience in 4-H Youth Development, or applicable professional experience.

• Knowledge of Latah county and the surrounding area.

• Experience in fund raising, grantsmanship, and cost recovery efforts. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with mass media (TV, Internet, radio, newspapers).


Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:


• Work a flexible schedule, including some weekends

• Must: possess a valid driver’s license.

• Physical ability to lift, carry and/or otherwise move 50 lbs.


Work a flexible schedule, including some weekends

Must: possess a valid driver’s license.

Physical ability to lift, carry and/or otherwise move 50 lbs.


Required Licensures, Certifications or other


Posting Number: F001019P


Posting Date: 05/03/2022


Closing Date:


Open Until Filled: Yes


Special Instructions:


Applications received by June 4, 2022 will receive first consideration.


Along with your on-line application, write a letter of qualification addressing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications listed.


In addition, your application materials must include a CV, names & contact information for at least three (3) professional references, and unofficial transcripts.


For questions, please contact:

Jim Lindstrom

4-H Director




Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.


To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/3055280


EEO Statement


University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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