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Extension Program Aid, 4-H Youth Development, Boulder County

Colorado State University

This is a Contract position in Fort Collins, CO posted May 10, 2022.

Position Information

Classification Title Temporary Hourly

Employment Category Temporary

Is this an Hourly position? Yes

Work Hours/Week 0-40

Overtime Eligible? Yes

Position Location Longmont, CO 80501

Description of Work Unit

We are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff and providing culturally responsive programs and services. Therefore, we encourage responses from people of all backgrounds and abilities. We invite you to review Colorado State Universitys Principles of Community (http://diversity.colostate.edu/principles-of-community) that guide our mission and vision of access, teaching, service and engagement.

CSU Extension, a division of the Office of Engagement & Extension, is a major component of the Universitys outreach. Extension is dedicated to serving current and future needs of Coloradans by providing educational information and programs across the state. To learn more about Extension, visit: https://extension.colostate.edu/

Search Contact Email Brenda.Kwang@colostate.edu

Position Summary

The Extension Program Aid for 4-H Youth Development in Boulder County will develop program development skills, volunteer coordination experience, event planning/management skills, etc. The individual will have the opportunity to develop, deliver, and evaluate youth educational programs. Programming may also include day camps, outreach events, and other 4-H programs. The program aid will assist in supporting the entire 4-H Youth Development Program in Boulder County and supporting the County Fair and all 4-H events. This position will run from the end of May to middle of August and be based on 40 hours per week. Schedule will vary from week to week and will involve some weekends and evenings.

As a member of the 4-H team, this individual will be assisting the 4-H Agents and 4-H Program Assistant with the 4-H club program. This individual works under the supervision of the other Boulder County 4-H staff members including the Extension Agent 4-H livestock, the Extension Agent 4-H Outreach, the 4-H program assistant, and a 4-H support staff.

Position Minimum Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled or have completed coursework, as an undergraduate college student in a degree program, or have work experience, with a focus on youth development, education, science, agriculture, or related field.

  • Highly self-motivated and able to work with limited supervision, self-starter.

  • Capable of balancing multiple projects at the same time.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work on a team.

  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule including some nights and weekends.

  • Must have a valid drivers license or the ability to obtain a drivers license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Completed two or more years of college course work focusing on youth development, education, science, agriculture, or related field.

  • Computer and office equipment experience

  • Bi-lingual in Spanish and English

  • Knowledgeable and experienced with technology including various computer programs such as Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word etc.

    Posting Details

    Working Title Extension Program Aid, 4-H Youth Development, Boulder County

    Posting Number 202200254T

    Department Front Range Region

    Salary Range $13.00/hour

    Employee Benefits

Visit CSUs Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for temporary employees in the following University benefit area: https://hr.colostate.edu/hr-community-and-supervisors/benefits/benefits-eligibility/

Close Date 05/23/2022

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, all materials must be received directly at https://jobs.colostate.edu/ no later than 11:59 PM Mountain Time on Monday, May 23, 2022. Please submit the following to apply:

  • Resume

  • List 3 or more professional references: name, title, organization, relationship, contact phone, and contact email.

For questions regarding the program, the position, qualifications, or job duties please contact Brenda Kwang, Extension Agent 4-H Youth Development/Livestock, at (303) 678-6381 or Brenda.Kwang@colostate.edu.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks for the finalist before a final offer. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity (https://oeo.colostate.edu/) is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, titleix@colostate.edu.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, oeo@colostate.edu.

The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the Universitys Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, oeo@colostate.edu.

Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education (https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/howto.html) .

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 support, delivery, and execution of tasks

Duty/Responsibility

  • Work with 4-H staff to plan county 4-H programs including coordinating volunteers and planning events and overall management of tasks from start to finish.

  • Coordinate interview judging day paperwork and tasks with 4-H Secretary and Agent

  • Work with 4-H Livestock Agent to support livestock educational events and shows during fair

    Percentage Of Time 90%

    Job Duty Category Develop, deliver, and evaluate youth educational programs

    Duty/Responsibility

  • Develop, deliver, and evaluate youth educational programs with guidance on program from 4-H Staff.

    Percentage Of Time 10%

    References

    Minimum References Required 3

    Maximum References Required

    Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume

    Optional Documents