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Associate Extension Educator, Snr. Instructor - 4-H Youth Development

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 31, 2022

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University of Idaho

Associate Extension Educator, Snr. Instructor - 4-H Youth Development

Location: Coeur d’Alene

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The Northern District is seeking applications for an Extension Faculty Senior Instructor, 4-H Youth Development for Kootenai County, located in the Kootenai County Extension Office located in Post Falls, Idaho. The Senior Instructor will provide leadership in 4-H Youth Development and in 4-H Youth programming. The position will provide support and Extension outreach in Kootenai and surrounding North Central Idaho Area sub-region within the Northern Extension District. The position will provide leadership, guidance, and management to the 4-H Youth Development program in Kootenai County and will collaborate with Extension personnel across program and county lines plus actively participate on State 4-H teams and committees.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree related to education, youth development, human development or agriculture is required by date of hire.
  • Demonstrated ability to design innovative and effective educational programs in response to local needs; implement programs and evaluate their effectiveness.
  • Demonstrated experience working directly with youth and adult audiences and experience collaborating with community organizations to provide educational experiences to diverse youth audiences and others.
  • A Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with program audiences. Demonstrated competency in people related skills such as teaching, problem solving, communication, conflict management, relationship building and leadership development.
  • Ability to work well in a team, provide effective leadership for Extension programming, and provide marketing and promotion of the 4-H program.
  • Ability to communicate (verbal, written, listening, public speaking/presentation skills).
  • Ability to recruit, teach, and manage volunteers.
  • Computer literacy as demonstrated using technology in programming.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A master’s degree in an applicable field of study.
  • Extension experience in 4-H Youth Development, or applicable professional experience.
  • Knowledge of Kootenai County and the surrounding area.
  • Experience in fund raising, grantsmanship, and cost recovery efforts. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with mass media (TV, Internet, radio, newspapers).

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
  • Work a flexible schedule, including some weekends
  • Must: possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to lift, carry and/or otherwise move 50 lbs.
Work a flexible schedule, including some weekends Must: possess a valid driver’s license. Ability to lift, carry and/or otherwise move 50 lbs.

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: F001055P

Posting Date: 08/30/2022

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applications received by 09/29/2022 will receive first consideration.

Along with your on-line application, write a letter of qualification addressing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications listed.In addition, your application materials must include a CV, names & contact information for at least three (3) professional references, and unofficial transcripts.

For questions, please contact:
James A. Church or Carrie Reese
Northern District Extension

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit:

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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