PO Box 444332
Associate Extension Program Coordinator
4-H Youth Development
Open for Recruitment: ||August 5, 2013 -
August 22, 2013|
Announcement #: ||16905014470
$15.47 - $17.00/Hour
Full or Part Time: ||
Location: ||Caldwell Research & Extension Centers
This position is contingent upon the continuation of work and/or funding.
Letter of Qualification
Coordinate and manage the University of Idaho Extension 4-H’s CYFAR grant (USDA-NIFA) that supports three afterschool programs across the state and broaden 4-H support and collaboration with state and national partners to extend the reach of 4-H Afterschool.
The position is responsible for supporting faculty and staff to deliver a quality afterschool program and build sustainability for the programs. The position will coach and mentor faculty and staff, support site staff hiring, ensure site programming meets grant goals and objectives, manage grant budget ($120,000), provide training to site staff, coordinate with evaluator to gather data and complete all reports, assist evaluator in supervising student intern and attend national meetings as required.
This is a .50 - .65 FTE position contingent upon continued grant funds - June 3, 2013 through April 14, 2015.
Position is under the supervision and guidance of the 4-H Extension Associate with afterschool responsibilities.
The University of Idaho does not discriminate against an individual with a disability in regard to job application procedures, the hiring or discharge of employees, employee compensation, advancement, job training, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. Based on this commitment, various job duties on the job description have been analyzed to be essential to this position. Employers can continue to require all applicants and employees, including those with disabilities, to be able to perform the essential, non-marginal functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to employees with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential elements of this position. Marginal job functions are ones that an employer may transfer to other individuals or not require to be performed by an individual with a disability. It is the responsibility of any applicant or employee with a disability to inform the Human Resource employment program coordinator that an accommodation is needed either to complete application procedures or to perform the duties of the position.
Responsibility: (% of Time, Essential/Marginal)
Coordinate and manage the CYFAR 4-H Afterschool Outreach to Rural Communities grant by: (90%, E)
- Coordinate efforts of Extension faculty and 4-H Coordinators at the county level in delivering a quality afterschool program.
- Provide training for Extension faculty and staff as appropriate related to the grant.
- Coordinate with afterschool staff in designing the afterschool program to ensure quality programming.
- Align 4-H resources used in afterschool programs with Common Core State Standards (Idaho State Standards).
- Coordinate with CYFAR evaluator to assess program success using skill indicators, life skill, and parent and community surveys.
- Manage grant budgets.
- Based on evaluation data complete all grant reports and impact statements.
- Partner with agencies and organizations to build sustainable afterschool programs.
- Attend national meetings as appropriate.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by participating in professional organizations, educational workshops, afterschool networks and reading professional publications by: (10%, M)
- Participate in 4-H National afterschool webinars.
- Review and be familiar with Council on Accreditation Standards – Afterschool.
- Review resources from Afterschool Alliance, National Institute for Out-of-School Time and other leading afterschool organizations.
Must: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.*
- Bachelor’s degree in child development, education, or closely related area.
- Good presentation and organizational skills.
- Experience working with youth and/or youth programs.
- Willingness to travel.
- Experience using computers and modern technology.
ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
- Experience directing or coordinating afterschool programs.
- Experience in evaluating programs including gathering, assembling and analyzing data.
- Professional experience with 4-H Youth Development.
- Experience working with teams to develop program plans, policies and guidelines.
- Ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish.
- Demonstrate successful collaboration to support youth programs.
- Experience coordinating grant funded programs.
- Conducting trainings that align with afterschool appropriate curricula.
- Experience training professional staff.
- Experience providing technical assistance to program staff.
- Experience writing reports to document outcomes.
- Willingness to work extended hours.