OSU Extension Educator

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Location: Columbus, OHIO
Job Type: FullTime

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Top Message Both current Ohio State employees and the general public may apply for this unclassified professional position.
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Number of Positions Available 1
University Title OSU Extension Educator
Working Title Ext Educ, 4-H
Department Carroll County
Department Location
Requisition Number 458880
Summary of Duties

Ohio State University Extension (OSUE) seeks an Educator to work collaboratively with county, region, and state teams of OSUE professionals and with local agency leaders and volunteers. This includes implementing and supporting a comprehensive volunteer system through identification, selection, orientation, training, utilizing, recognizing, and evaluating of adult and youth volunteers to support local 4-H delivery methods (e.g., community clubs, after-school clubs, camps, school enrichment, etc.). Responsible for a broad range of duties including, but not limited to, providing guidance and/or leadership for 4-H Youth Development programming targeted to local and regional needs. Participate in county stewardship activities. Utilize appropriate methods, both formal and informal, of community assessment to identify educational needs and opportunities of the local community. Design, implement, teach, and evaluate educational programming, based on these needs, to groups and individuals comprised of adults and/or youth. Design and implement a resident and/or day camp program in collaboration with teen camp counselors and adult staff. Work with the county junior and senior fair boards in supporting the county fair. May be required to replicate and adhere to existing youth programs that meet the needs of the local community. Plan and conduct local and area educational events to increase 4-H members’ subject matter knowledge and skills, and to build their leadership, citizenship, and life skills. 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 program goals. Actively work to diversify program participation consistent with OSU Extension’s AA/EEO policies and procedures. 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. Track diversity among clientele and learners to ensure equal access to programs and facilities without regard to age, race, creed, color, handicap, sex, sexual orientation, developmental disability, national origin, marital status, arrest, or non-program related conviction record. Participate in discussions with county representatives concerning program funding. May also be responsible for securing external funds to support local programming. 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.

This position is located in Carrollton, Ohio.

Additional Information for Applicants:

This position is located in Carrollton, Ohio.

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

An earned bachelor’s or master’s degree in Youth Development or other educationally-related area (e.g., Communications, Family Relations and Human Development, Recreation, Sociology, Psychology, or Education, including Agriculture, Extension, Elementary, Secondary, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Physical Education); basic computer skills and ability to utilize a variety of teaching methods to deliver program content to diverse groups of learners; knowledge and/or the ability to learn concepts, processes, ideas, and methods of 4-H; experience effectively assessing, replicating, and teaching research-based educational programs to diverse audiences; experience in building and maintaining relationships with various groups of individuals including peers, support staff, volunteers, and local committees in an effort to achieve common programming goals.

Desired Qualifications

Experience with livestock and with positive youth development around livestock topics; experience in budget management and in organizing, implementing, and evaluating programs.

Target Salary $38,004.00 - $63,036.00 Annually
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 03/21/2020
Posting End Date 04/05/2020
Dept Contact Name Kendle,Christine L
Dept Contact Phone 330/339-2337
Quick Link http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/102128

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