OSU Extension Educator

Updated: 1 day ago
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.
Message to Applicants
Number of Positions Available 1
University Title OSU Extension Educator
Working Title Ext Educ, 4-H
Department Belmont County
Department Location
Requisition Number 458887
Summary of Duties

Provide overall guidance and leadership for 4-H Youth Development programming targeted to meet local and area needs. Implement and support a comprehensive volunteer system through identification, selection, orientation, training, utilization, recognition, and evaluation of adult and youth volunteers to support local 4-H programming. Use appropriate methods, both formal and informal, of community assessment to identify educational needs and opportunities of the local community. Communicate effectively with demographics of county. Design, implement, and teach educational programming, based on these needs, to groups and individuals comprised of adults and/or youth. Work with and/or lead committees and volunteers, and establish and maintain partnerships within the community that support the achievement of program goals. May also convene and facilitate community coalitions focused on those needs. Design and implement a high-quality, annual overnight residential 4-H camp. Work with the county junior and senior fair boards in supporting the county fair. Replicate and adhere to existing local, statewide, and national 4-H youth development programming. Develop promotional and other educational materials. Evaluate educational programs and dissemination methods, including use of existing instruments to evaluate teaching effectiveness, program quality, and results of local programs. Participate in discussions with county representatives concerning program funding. Seek and secure external funds to support local programming. May be responsible for the management of the county budget. Participate as a member of county, multi-county, and/or state Extension teams to further the overall mission, vision, and values of both Ohio State University Extension and 4-H Youth Development. Actively work to ensure diversity among potential clientele and learners, as well as 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.

This position is located in Saint Clairsville, Ohio.

Additional Information for Applicants:

This position is located in Saint Clairsville, 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; volunteer administration experience as well as program development skills; ability to utilize a variety of teaching methods that include lecture, interactive discussion, demonstration, role play, etc.; experience in 4-H, other youth development organizations or similar experiences, and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with adults and youth; strong written/oral communication skills and experience working with diverse clientele and organizations; effective time management, organizational, and prioritization skills; ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends with minimal supervision.

Desired Qualifications
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 Bohlen,Amanda E
Dept Contact Phone 740/376-7431
Quick Link http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/102148

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