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Extension Educator - Kootenai County - 4-H Youth Development

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 20, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Agriculture & Animal Sciences
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University of Idaho

Extension Educator - Kootenai County - 4-H Youth Development

Location: Coeur d’Alene

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The Northern District is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor for an Extension Educator. The Extension Educator will provide leadership in all county and some district 4-H Youth program (100%). The Educator will provide assistance in university outreach where appropriate. They 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:
  • Master of Science Degree that may include Youth or Child Development, Education, Extension Education, Life Sciences, or related fields.
  • Experience working with youth and volunteers.
  • Demonstrated experience/training in the recruitment, training, and management of volunteers.
  • Demonstrated use of technology in managing and or delivering educational programs.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Willing and able to travel and adjust to a flexible schedule (i.e., participate in evening and weekend programs)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least 3 years of experience working in Extension education or post-degree professional experience in a youth development field.
  • Demonstrated experience in direct youth and family programs, volunteer support and management, program coordination, risk management and research evaluation of youth programs and staff support and supervision.
  • Ability to work well in a team and provide effective instruction, support, marketing, and promotion for Extension programs.
  • Commitment to include diverse voice in program prioritization and planning, and commitment to developing and delivering both inclusive and targeted programming.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: F000974P

Posting Date: 01/19/2022

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applications received by February 20, 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: Carrie Reese or Mike Howell
Northern District Extension
Reese: 208-292-2522 / Howell: 208-292-2549

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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