OSU Extension Educator 1

Updated: 8 months ago
Location: Columbus, OHIO
Job Type: PartTime

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Top Message Both current Ohio State employees and the general public may apply for this unclassified professional position.
Message to Applicants
Number of Positions Available 1
University Title OSU Extension Educator 1
Working Title Ext Educ, 4-H
Department Highland County
Department Location
Requisition Number 445212
Summary of Duties

Ohio State University Extension (OSUE) seeks an Educator to work collaboratively with county, area, and state teams of OSUE professionals and with local agency leaders and volunteers. Responsible for a broad range of basic to complex duties that could include, but are not limited to, providing guidance and/or leadership for 4-H Youth Development programming targeted to local and area needs. Utilize appropriate methods, both formal and informal, of community assessment to identify educational needs and opportunities of the local community. Design, implement, and teach educational programming based on these needs to groups and individuals comprised of adults, adult volunteers, and youth. May also convene and facilitate community coalitions focused on those needs. May be required to replicate and adhere to existing programs that meet the needs of the local community. Develop promotional materials, work with and/or lead committees and volunteers, and establish and maintain partnerships within the community that support the achievement of the goals of the 4-H Youth Development Program. Evaluate educational programs and dissemination methods as well as utilize existing evaluation instruments to evaluate the teaching effectiveness, program quality, and results of local programs. Participate in discussions with county representatives concerning program funding and may be responsible for the management of the program and/or county budget. Secure external funds to support local programming and office operations. Participate as a member of county, multi-county, and/or state Extension teams to further the overall mission, vision, and values of both OSU Extension and 4-H Youth Development.

Position is located in Hillsboro, Ohio.

Additional Information for Applicants:

This posting is for an Extension Educator 1; salary for final candidate will be determined by years of experience and education level:

Extension Educator 1
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree
$28, 500 – $36,000 (.75 FTE)

Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Required Qualifications

An earned Bachelor’s degree at the time of hire is required. Preference will be given to candidates with a degree in Youth Development or other educationally-related area (examples are: Communications, Family Relations and Human Development, Recreation, Sociology, Psychology, Education including Agriculture, Extension, Elementary, Secondary, Family and Consumer Sciences and Physical).

Screening interviews for selected candidates will be held on January 30, 2019 in Columbus, OH.

PLEASE NOTE: If you will receive your UNDERGRADUATE degree at the end of the present quarter or semester, we may consider you for this position. Please have your major advisor email bahnsen.9@osu.edu stating that all degree requirements have been met and your expected graduation date.


1. Cover letter
2. Resume/Vita
3. A list of at least five (5) professional references that include names and email addresses (please attach as “other”).
4. Official graduate (if applicable) and undergraduate transcripts showing the dates conferred. Copies are acceptable. Attach to application or email as pdf to bahnsen.9@osu.edu. If transcripts must be ordered, have them sent to: Ohio State University Extension, Human Resources, Attention: Toni M. Bahnsen, 2120 Fyffe Road, Room 10, Columbus, Ohio, 43210; electronic copies may be sent to bahnsen.9@osu.edu. Please email bahnsen.9@osu.edu to notify that transcripts have been ordered.

If you should have any difficulty completing and submitting your OSU online application, please call HR customer service at (614) 292-1050 or email hr-EmploymentServices@osu.edu.

Desired Qualifications
Target Salary $28,500.00 - $36,000.00 Annually
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Full/Part Time Part-time
Temporary or Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 12/22/2018
Posting End Date 01/06/2019
Dept Contact Name Bruynis,Kathy A
Dept Contact Phone 937/393-1918
Quick Link http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/91643

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