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OSU Extension 4-H Program Coordinator

Oregon State University Extension Service, Gilliam County

Job - Education

Close Date: 10/27/2019

The OSU Extension 4-H Youth Development program invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, 4-H Youth Development Outreach Program Coordinator position in Gillliam County, Oregon. The Coordinator will work as a member of a regional and statewide team of the 4-H Youth Development program, affiliated with OSU’s College of Public Health & Human Sciences. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Program Leader and the Regional Director.

Program Mission
Extension programs of the College of Public Health & Human Sciences are aligned toward a common vision of lifelong health and well-being for every person, family, and community. The central purpose of this position is to extend the knowledge and research of OSU to the communities of Oregon in a manner that is responsive to local needs and respectful of local norms and culture. The incumbent joins a network of campus-and community-based Extension faculty and staff who share this responsibility for community engagement. Work is accomplished through hands-on, learner-centered education as well as systems-level interventions that influence the environments in which people live, work, learn, and play.

4-H provides young people with intentional, high quality learning experiences that promote positive interactions with adults and peers, sustained and active participation across time, and opportunities to make meaningful contributions to the world around them. This mission is accomplished through the work of volunteers, parents, and professionals who organize and conduct learning experiences in club, group, community & family settings.

Purpose of Position
This faculty member is responsible for the management of a diverse portfolio of educational programming that meets the needs of youth in Giliam County. All 4-H faculty are expected to use best practices in positive youth development to ensure that educational programs are of high quality and produce their intended outcomes. Programs are implemented in a manner that measures impact, fosters program improvement and strengthens community connections.

This faculty member will work extensively with community partners and volunteers, in supervisory (program management) and collaborative roles. The incumbent must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain positive community relationships. The faculty member must be attentive to detail, able to teach adults and youth, adept at promoting and marketing to adult and youth audiences.
As a land-grant institution committed to teaching, research, and outreach and engagement, Oregon State University promotes economic, social, cultural, and environmental progress for the people of Oregon, the nation, and the world. Oregon State values the inclusion of multiple, diverse communities in meaningful and collaborative enterprises. 

To review posting and apply, please visit P03341UF. Closing date: 10/27/2019. OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled.

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