|Organization||University of Vermont|
University of Vermont
Burlington, Vermont 05405
University of Vermont Extension is hiring a .83FTE 4-H Educator for Caledonia and Lamoille Counties. 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 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 position will also co-coordinate 4-H’s shooting sports project.
Bachelor’s degree and two years’ related experience, or equivalent combination, with focus in youth or family programming, is required. Experience with volunteer development and/or building community collaborations preferred. Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, teach and evaluate educational programs. Strong interpersonal skills are needed, including the ability to work with a diverse group of youth and adult volunteers and community partners, in both an independent and team environment. Computer and electronic communication proficiency is needed. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, which will include periodic evenings and weekends, and have an ability to travel, primarily within the state. Direct experience serving diverse and under-represented populations desired. Must possess a commitment to fostering and supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all. Complete an application, and submit a resume, cover letter, references and two writing samples, one of which must include images or data visualization. Cover letters should provide information about how you would contribute to the diversity of UVM and the 4-H program. Position is open until filled.
To apply, please visit: www.uvmjobs.com (#S3141PO)
The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.
|Date Posted||October 13th, 2021|
|Deadline||Open until filled|