4-H EducatorDiversity Statement:
The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged 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. 4-H Educators provide program development, coordination, outreach and teaching for county, regional and state UVM Extension 4-H Youth Development Educational Programs for youth ages 5-18. This will include developing and collaborating with volunteers and community partners, promoting and expanding 4-H efforts, and stimulating excellence in carrying out the overall 4-H positive youth development mission. Programming foci include science, healthy living, and civic engagement as well as building leadership and other workforce skills. Emphasis is placed on reaching diverse and under-represented audiences. This is done with minimal supervision, in collaboration with a statewide team of 4-H educators, program coordinators and one program director.Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience):
Bachelor’s degree and two years’ related experience with focus in youth or family programming required. Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, teach and evaluate educational programs. Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work with youth and adult volunteers, including community partners, in a team environment. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Computer and electronic communication proficiency. Ability to provide leadership in a collaborative environment and be consistently supportive of decisions made by University of Vermont Extension. Commitment to fostering and supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all. Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends. Ability to travel, primarily within the state. Ability to work independently. Ability to interpret research findings on youth development and communicate these with youth and volunteer audiences or with faculty working with subject area curriculum/program teams and advisory groups. Desirable Qualifications:
Experience with volunteer development and/or building community collaborations desirable.Other Information:
This position will have a 6 month probationary period.Special Conditions:
Position will be located either in the St. Johnsbury or Morrisville Extension Office.
Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, references and two writing samples, one of which must include images or data visualization.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule, which will include evenings, weekends, and have the ability to travel, primarily within the state.
Position will be 0.83 to 1.00 FTE.
Position located in different city, Weekend work required, Non-standard work hours required, Bargaining unit positionFLSA:
ExemptHiring 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)):
39000.00Payband 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)):
74100.00Staff Union Code:
NUJob Open Date:
01/13/2022Open Until Filled:
Outreach ProfessionalPosting Number:
Ext - Statewide 4-H/50050Position Number :
012224Employee FTE :
1.0Employee Term :