Position Summary

Salary and Other Benefits

Subject to annual reappointment and contingent upon availability of funds. Actual salary commensurate with education and experience.

Remote Position

no

Position Description

The 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 Weston County clientele.
• Organize, coordinate, and support participation in county fairs, 4-H events, camps, clinics, and contests.
• 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 driver’s license and serviceable/insured vehicle.
• The ability to participate in physically active educational experiences.

PLEASE NOTE: Duties of this position often include physical activities associated with experiential learning.

Required Qualifications

• An earned Bachelor’s degree with academic training and/or professional experience relevant to the responsibilities of the position. • Valid driver’s license. • Demonstrated prior 4-H experience. • Knowledge of positive youth development principles and teaching methods. • Demonstrated skills and abilities to organize and facilitate educational programs and activities such as; county fairs, contests, workshops, and/or camps as part of the 4-H program.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience recruiting, training, and managing adult volunteers. • Academic training and/or experience to support mastery of specific 4-H projects. • Demonstrated knowledge of educational program development, implementation and evaluation. • Experience teaching youth and adult audiences. • Excellence in ability to communicate orally and in writing. Evidence documented through application materials and experience. • Experience in developing partnerships with other youth serving organizations and fostering positive relationships with community stakeholders. • Demonstrated teamwork. • Experience with underserved and/or diverse youth audiences. • Knowledge of Extension and the land-grant university system. • Knowledge of and appreciation for rural and agricultural communities.

Driver’s license or alternate transportation required?

yes

Contact Name

Ann Roberson

Contact Email

mrober38@uwyo.edu

Contact Phone

13077663566

Application Instructions

• Completed online UW application • Detailed letter of intent specifically addressing qualifications relative to the responsibilities and qualifications of the position • Current 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

Equal Employer Statement(s)

The University of Wyoming is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer and employees with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations.