Communications/Outreach Coordinator

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Job Summary




Under the supervision of the Assistant Extension Administrator for Agricultural Communications, Conferencing and Technology, the successful candidate will provide leadership for communicating the impacts of our extension work with our federal and state partners and stakeholders. Additionally, the candidate will coordinate FVSU's outreach efforts in reaching non-traditional audiences.




Duties and Responsibilities




  • Coordinates with program specialists/agents in providing non-formal education and learning activities to meet the needs of the Hispanic and Underserved community.
  • Provides information about Extension programs to Spanish-speaking audiences.
  • Conduct needs assessment on Hispanic concerns at the community, county and state levels.
  • Provides educational opportunies to Extension Staff and Volunteers about Hispanic culture, and Extension program.
  • Planning workshops and making public presentations related to educational programs for Hispanics.
  • Provides program support for adult and youth programs, including 4H.
  • Produces written and/or audio-visual educational materials.
  • Edits, writes and translates articles and press releases aimed at documenting Land Grant news and information to our Spanish speaking clientele.






    Three (3) years' experience of working with diverse audiences including Hispanic speaking audience. Bachelor's degree in English, mass communications, public relations, agriculture, family and consumer scienes or related field preferred. Bachelor's degree required. Bilingual in Spanish and English Ability to maintain positive relationships, to use oral and written communication skillfully, to work with people from varied ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Able to collaborate with program leaders in designing programs to meet the needs of a diverse clientele including youth, farmers, rural and urban communities, senior citizens, etc. Able to travel to conferences, events and workshops.  






  • Master's Degree, five years' experience in working with Hispanic audiences


    Working conditions




  • Occasional overnight and weekend travel required
  • Occasional night and weekend hours.
  • Occasional working outdoors with research scientists in research fields
  • Mostly climate controlled environment


    Physical requirements




    Occasionally standing and lifting up to twenty-five pounds at a time


    For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.




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Job No: 798197
Posted: 5/16/2018
Application Due: 7/14/2018
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