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Director - UI Extension 4-H Youth Development

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 15, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management
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University of Idaho

Director - UI Extension 4-H Youth Development

Location: Moscow

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 UI Extension State 4-H Youth Development Director provides overall effective Extension administrative and visionary leadership for all areas of the statewide UI Extension 4-H Youth Development program. The director provides programmatic leadership for program development, implementation, and evaluation as well as leadership to develop and implement long-term Idaho 4-H vision, mission, and strategic plan. The director will recruit and retain a diverse workforce. They will manage hiring, direct supervision for 8 faculty members and 9 staff personnel, evaluation, salary recommendations and promotion and/or tenure of assigned faculty and staff personnel. They will manage 4-H Youth Development budgets and seek external funding to support high priority 4-H Youth Development programs. The director reports to the Associate Dean/Director of UI Extension, serves on the Extension Administrative Leadership Team, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences or University committees as requested and will represent UI Extension 4-H Youth Development to internal and external audiences on, state, regional, and national committees.

This administrative appointment or the administrative portion of the faculty appointment is temporary. Employee acknowledges and agrees that in the event there is no longer a need for the administrative assignment, as determined by University in its sole discretion, University may change this Agreement and remove the administrative salary and/or course release during the contract year and employee may return to their faculty appointment, upon 60 days written notice.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • An earned doctorate in an area relevant to UI Extension 4-H Youth Development with the ability to qualify for the rank of Professor with tenure.
  • Five or more years of programmatic 4-H leadership work experience with a demonstrated understanding of 4-H Youth Development at the county, district, state, regional, and national levels.
  • Demonstrated success in accomplishing increasingly complex goals and objectives through which high-level leadership, promotion of diversity, communication, vision, and management skills will be evident.
  • Evidence of administrative and leadership effectiveness in a complex organization with responsibilities for budgeting, financial planning, personnel management, strategic planning, and critical decision making.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity in the management of programs and resources and a proven ability to relate effectively to a wide variety of people of diverse backgrounds, including an understanding and respect for cultural, ethnic and individual differences.
  • A management style that is inclusive and empowers others to succeed, fosters respect, builds pride in the accomplishment of shared goals and feeds upon two-way communication
  • Documented success in securing external funding
  • Willingness and ability to travel to meet position responsibilities and essential job functions

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experiences in designing, implementing, delivering, and evaluating community based, volunteer delivered outreach education program for youth and adult audiences
  • Positive national reputation as evidenced by appropriate service
  • Experience in leading multi-state or national committees

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: F001046P

Posting Date: 07/13/2022

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applications received by August 14, 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:Marnie Spencer
Eastern District Extension

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

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


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