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Extension Faculty - Ada County - 4-H Youth Development

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 1, 2022

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

Extension Faculty - Ada County - 4-H Youth Development

Location: Off Campus Location - Ada County Extension, Boise, ID

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 University of Idaho Extension is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor, Extension Educator, in the Southern District, Ada County. The Extension Educator o provide overall leadership and organization for the Ada county 4-H Youth Development program (90%) and support for multi-county 4-H Youth Development programs in a specific area of expertise (10%). The Educator will provide assistance in university outreach where appropriate. The Educator will oversee the county 4-H Youth Development program, including volunteer recruitment and development, and educational programming for youth and volunteers. There is currently a full-time 4-H Youth Development Program Coordinator and five additional Extension educators in the Ada County Extension office that support county youth programming. The Educator will supervise the 4-H Youth Development Program Coordinator. In collaboration with appropriate university faculty, other governmental and non-profit agencies, and clientele groups, the Extension Educator will contribute to 4-H Youth Development program planning and implementation in a multi-county area. They will conduct program evaluation and report program impacts.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Youth Development, Adult and Extension Education, or a closely related discipline.
  • Ability to provide organizational structure and support for a variety of individuals and groups.
  • Ability to adapt research materials for effective oral and written presentation.
  • Ability to recruit, teach, organize, and manage volunteer groups.
  • Willing and able to travel and adjust to a flexible schedule (i.e. participate in evening and weekend programs).

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in Extension Education and 4-H Youth Development (relevant experience acquired within the last 5 years preferred).
  • Ability to work well in a team and provide effective instruction, support, marketing and promotion for 4-H Youth Development Extension programs.
  • Computer literacy and good written and verbal communication skill.
  • Experience in hiring and supervising office staff.
  • Previous experience working with un-served and minority audiences.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: F001004P

Posting Date: 04/01/2022

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applications received by April 30, 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:Patrick A. Momont
UI-Extension Southern District
(208) 454-7629

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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