State 4-H Office Program Assistant (0.5 FTE)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Fort Collins, COLORADO
Deadline: 09 Oct 2022

Posting Details
Position Information

Classification Title Temporary Hourly
Employment Category Temporary
Is this an Hourly position? Yes
Work Hours/Week 0-20
Overtime Eligible? Yes
Position Location Fort Collins, CO 80523
Does this position qualify for hybrid or remote work?
Description of Work Unit
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Position Summary
This individual works as part of the 4-H team in the Colorado State 4-H Office by supporting programs, activities and events. The position also provides support and assistance directly to the 4-H Animal Science and Shooting Sports Specialist, and other 4-H Specialists as needed.
Position Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma
  • Past experience supporting educational programs and activities
  • Demonstrated experience working with volunteers
  • Evidence of drive and initiative. Must be a self-starter
  • Demonstrated ability to follow through with tasks as assigned
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated use of technology in managing and/or delivering programs
Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of Extension and the land grant university system
  • Knowledge and experience with 4-H Youth Development programming
  • Experience in fund raising or cost recovery efforts
  • Demonstrated ability to use social and mass media (Internet, Facebook, radio, newspapers)
  • Ability to speak Spanish

Posting Details

Working Title State 4-H Office Program Assistant (0.5 FTE)
Posting Number 202200694T
Department Engagement and Extension Youth Development
Salary Range $25-27/hr depending on experience
Employee Benefits
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Close Date 10/09/2022
Special Instructions to Applicants
For full consideration, all materials must be received directly at . Please submit the following to apply:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Special Required Documentation:
    • Statement (no more than 5 pages) of how you meet all the “Required” and “Preferred” criteria listed in the Vacancy Announcement. Please respond to each bullet point separately. Only one document upload is allowed, no larger than 9 megabytes. Please convert your Statement pages into one PDF file. 
    • Name, address, telephone, e-mail address, and your relationship to at least four (4) references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

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Diversity Statement
Personal or professional commitment to diversity and inclusion as demonstrated by persistent effort, active planning, allocation of resources and/or accountability for diversity and inclusion outcomes.

Essential Job Duties

Job Duty Category Program Planning and Implementation
This individual works under the guidance and supervision of the 4-H Animal Science & Shooting Sports Specialist. Primary duties include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Support statewide 4-H programs, events and activities administered by the State 4-H Office Team
  • Assist with 4-H Animal Science & Shooting Sports program organization, data management and communications with State 4-H Advisory Committees
  • Assist with State 4-H Shooting Sports trainings and contests, evening and weekend events, and occasional events requiring overnight stays
  • Assist with various 4-H Horse and Livestock meetings, contests, evening and weekend events, and occasional events requiring overnight stays
  • Provide program assistance for the State 4-H Specialists as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned
Percentage Of Time 100%


Minimum References Required 4
Maximum References Required

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