Position DetailsAdvertising/Posting Title 4-H Educator, Special Projects
Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are required to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. Posting Summary
4-H is the nation's positive youth development program that builds skills needed in life and career, through fun, hands-on experiences, delivered in partnership with caring adults. This position will be responsible for successful delivery of a new, 5-year grant project, Youth Empowerment through Agriculture (YEA) that provides opportunities for teen leadership, food system career pathways, and career development. Build and maintain culturally appropriate relationships with key partners (AALV) and engage youth and adults in designing and implementing life-skills learning opportunities which reflect the unique needs and gifts of traditionally underrepresented audiences, including refugee and immigrant families, with focus on food and agriculture. This will include developing and collaborating with parents, youth and community partners, developing and leading educational activities identified alongside participants and partners, and recruiting and training teens to support delivery of programs.. Emphasis is placed on ensuring all youth can thrive, including diverse and under-represented audiences.
Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
Bachelor's degree and two years' related experience with focus in youth or family programming to include working with culturally diverse audiences required. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, coordinate, teach and evaluate educational programs. Effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills required. Ability to work with youth and adult volunteers, including community partners, in a culturally responsive and respectful team environment. Computer and electronic communication proficiency. Ability to work a flexible schedule, to include evenings, weekends, and to travel, primarily within the state. Demonstrated commitment to fostering and supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.
Experience with volunteer development and/or building community collaborations preferred.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, which will include evenings, weekends, and travel primarily within the state. Position isbased out of the UVM Extension field office in South Burlington. Along with a resume, cover letter, please include two writing samples, one of which must include images or data visualization.
Special Conditions Position located in different city, Weekend work required, Non-standard work hours required, Bargaining unit position, External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, Contingent on continued funding, Travel to and from worksites required, Background Check required for this position FLSA Exempt Payband Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 39000.00 Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 74100.00 Staff Hiring Band Union Position Yes, UVMSU ($20 minimum hourly rate)
Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.Job Open Date 04/24/2023
Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.) Open Until Filled No
Position InformationPosition Title Outreach Professional
Posting Number S4306PO Department Ext - Statewide 4-H/50050 Position Number 00026545 Employee FTE .80 Employee Term 12Supplemental Questions
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