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Posted 3/10/2017

Virginia Cooperative Extension
Virginia Tech / Virginia State University

2017 VCE-Northern Shenandoah Valley Summer Intern Job Position

Primary Program Area Focus: Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS), Financial Management Role: Assist the Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agents in planning, implementing, and evaluating research‐based Extension educational programs for diverse audiences with primary emphasis on family financial education for adults and youth; secondary emphasis on food, nutrition and health programs for adults and youth; and additional emphasis on supporting the
activities of the VCE‐Warren County Office.

Location: The base office for this position is VCE‐Warren County; however, programming will occur in the entire Northern Shenandoah Valley (Clarke, Frederick, Page, Shenandoah, and Warren). Mileage reimbursement will be provided from the Warren County office to program locations.

Qualifications: In addition to meeting the state‐level requirements, preference will be given to a current student or recent graduate with an FCS major and/or knowledge of personal finance and consumer issues.

Key Responsibilities (Our Plans for this Internship): 

  • Assist with and participate in Master Financial Education Volunteer trainings.
  • Plan and conduct financial education programs offered for youth in schools, at 4‐H
  • Residential Camp, and 4‐H Day Camp.
  • Create Interactive financial lessons for limited resource audiences.
  • Teach financial lessons for limited resource audiences at local Super Pantry programs.
  • Assist with and participate in marketing financial education programs, including writing
  • blogs, working with social media, writing newspaper articles, and possibly participating
  • in radio and television interviews.
  • Assist with program evaluation including conducting and tabulating evaluations, as well
  • as conducting phone interviews.
  • Conduct volunteer management activities such as reviewing volunteer files,
  • communicating with volunteers about program opportunities, working with the online
  • volunteer management system, etc.
  • Assist with local food, nutrition and health programs.
  • Use computer skills for programming tasks such as creating publicity, working with Excel
  • files and working with Access databases.
  • Assist with day‐to‐day office work including program registrations, subject‐matter
  • questions from the public, and preparations for events involving all program areas.

For more information on benefits and applying for this position, please click here.

 

Posted 3/7/2017

Job Vacancy #06-17
Extension FLTI Assistant Program Coordinator
State Extension Administration Office
Campus, Fort Collins, Colorado
 
This position is grant-funded. 

FLTI is a community-based program that utilizes an evidence-based curriculum whereby participants learn about child development, leadership, and civics in order to be effective leaders on behalf of children. The curriculum is a 20-session program that also features an intensive retreat, a Day-At-The-Capitol, completion of a community leadership project, offered at no cost to participants. The class meets once a week for four hours of adult-learning based instruction. Several sessions and class discussions focus on child development, nutrition, and preventative health care. FLTI trains families to understand how local policies affect the wellness of children and how families can take an active role in policy and program development, implementation and evaluation. FLTI targets families who demonstrate a readiness to make positive change in their community for children. Based on data from FLTI pilot communities, participants range in age from 13 to 65 and have included single parents, fathers, grandparents, blended families, foster parents, homeless individuals and individuals without children. Current FLTI data show participants’’ educational experiences range from non-high school graduates to advanced degrees. Twenty percent of participants report incomes less than $20,000 with another twenty percent having incomes greater than $80,000. The office for this position is in the State Extension Administration Office in University Square, 1311 South College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO.

APPLICATION PROCESS AND DEADLINE:All materials must be RECEIVED no later than 11:59 PM Mountain Time on Thursday April 6, 2017. Please submit the following to https://jobs.colostate.edu to apply:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
    • Transcripts of college(s) course work showing degrees conferred. Please remove all references to birth date or social security number prior to submission. Only one document upload is allowed, no larger than 9 megabytes. Please convert all transcript pages into one PDF File to upload.
    • 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.

For questions regarding the application process, contact https://jobs.colostate.edu/help. For questions regarding the job vacancy and responsibilities, please contact Jan Carroll, search chair, at 970-491-6201 or jan.carroll@colostate.edu

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Posted 2/28/2017

POSITION TITLE:                   Extension Educator – Family & Consumer Sciences
POSITION LOCATION:          Twin Falls, Idaho
POSITION AVAILABLE:        Upon Successful Completion of Search
APPLICATION DEADLINE:   March 27, 2017

University of Idaho Extension is seeking applicants for the permanent, 12-month, tenure-track position of Assistant Professor, Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS). The position is located in the Twin Falls County Extension Office in Twin Falls, Idaho. 

The Educator will provide instruction and support in Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Health and Nutrition educational programs for county, multi-county and state programs. They will plan, develop, implement, evaluate and report FCS Nutrition and Health programs and provide district support and supervision for the University of Idaho Extension Eat Smart Idaho (Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP-Ed) and Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)) program (90%). In addition, the Educator will provide multi-county program support for 4-H Youth Development in FCS project areas (10%). 

Scholarship & Creative Activities (5%): Recruit external funding and develop partnerships that support and enhance county and district educational programs and research projects, and publish results in appropriate scholarly outlets. 

Outreach & Extension (90%): Provide instruction and support in Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Health and Nutrition educational programs for county, multi-county and state programs. Plan, develop, implement, evaluate and report FCS Nutrition and Health programs and provide district support and supervision for the University of Idaho Extension Eat Smart Idaho (Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP-Ed) and Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)) program. Collaborate with appropriate state, district, and county faculty and participate in the University of Idaho Extension, FCS program planning teams. Programs will focus on one or more of the FCS planning teams’ priority issues areas. Coordinate FCS program efforts with the appropriate agencies, coalitions, associations, and organizations and contribute to state programs. Provide assistance in university outreach where appropriate. Provide multi-county program support for 4-H Youth Development in FCS project areas. Develop educational programs that meet clientele needs. Work with specialists and other faculty to provide technical subject matter training and curriculum materials. Programs will be delivered through classes, workshops, demonstrations, and other methods as appropriate. Promote UI Extension programs with clientele, elected officials, and other community partners through newsletters, websites, press releases, radio and television, and social media. 

University Service & Leadership (5%): Serve on University, College, Extension, district and community committees, boards and working groups as appropriate.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to Family and Consumer Sciences, Agricultural and Extension Education, Adult Education or a closely related discipline (the required degree must be completed by the date of hire).
  • Ability to organize and work with people.
  • Computer literacy and good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to teach and lead group problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Competence in using technology for program delivery, record keeping and reporting, and team-based communications.
  • Ability to provide organizational structure and support for a variety of individuals and groups.
  • Ability to recruit, teach, organize, and manage volunteer groups.
  • Must be willing and able to travel and participate in evening and weekend programs.
  • The successful candidate must be able to successfully pass a criminal background check.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 3 years of experience in Extension Education and Family and Consumer Sciences (relevant experience acquired within the last 5 years preferred).
  • Ability to work well in a team, provide effective leadership for Extension programming, and provide marketing and promotion for FCS Extension programs.
  • Ability to adapt research materials for effective oral and written presentations.
  • Experience in disseminating results through scholarly outlets.
  • Supervisory experience and proven ability to lead and mentor others.
  • Demonstrated skills in organization and management.
  • Previous experience working with underserved, un-served and minority audiences.
  • Knowledge of Hispanic culture and ability to communicate in Spanish, both orally and in writing.

TO APPLY

Complete the online application at http://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/17048, submitting the following:

1.     Current resume or curriculum vitae.
2.     A letter of application addressing the responsibilities and the minimum and preferred qualifications.
3.     Three (3) letters of recommendation which clearly address the candidate’s qualifications for this position (generic letters of recommendation will not be considered).
4.     Transcripts of all college/university courses (copies acceptable). 

Letters of recommendation should be sent to the following address: 

Patrick Momont, Search Chair
UI Extension, Southern District
1904 E. Chicago St., Ste. AB
Caldwell, ID 83605
Ph: 208-454-7674
Fax: 208-459-3590
pmomont@uidaho.edu

For additional information about the University of Idaho and University of Idaho Extension, visit http://www.uidaho.edu/extension.

 

Posted 2/20/2017

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Agent; Family, Consumer, & Health Sciences- Gila County, Globe/Payson - AZ
Company Name: University of Arizona Cooperative Extension
Open Date: 01/19/2017
Review Date: 03/01/2017
Job Category: Faculty
College/Unit: Cooperative Extension
Location: Extension Site
Posting Duration: Open Until Filled

Position Summary:
This continuing-eligible position of Family, Consumer, and Health Science agent provides research based education to families and individuals across Gila County to increase problem solving effectiveness for improved quality of life. The position is responsible for developing, securing resources, and delivering education programs which address priority needs of county families, youth, and children using state and national initiatives. Position responsibilities will focus on the strengthening of families, parenting, early childhood, health promotion, disease prevention, and food safety. Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and/or Extension Administration.

Click here for further information and application guidelines: https://uacareers.com/postings/16126

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Posted 1/31/2017

Position Title:  Extension Assistant/Associate Professor or Professional Practice Assistant Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences and 4-H - Garfield County, Panguitch, UT
Company Name:  Utah State University
Location:  Logan, UT 84322

Open Date: 12/23/2016
Review Date: 01/23/2017

Job Category: Faculty
Department: Southern Region
College/Unit: Cooperative Extension
Location: Extension Site
Posting Duration: Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

Utah State University Extension invites applications for a Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Extension faculty position. Extension faculty develop, provide, evaluate, and coordinate research-based educational programs for youth and adults. Extension faculty also recruit, train and supervise volunteer leaders and serve as a liaison between local clientele, other resource agencies, and Utah State University administrators, faculty, and programs. Extension faculty have Garfield county, regional, and University responsibilities. An office will be provided at the county Extension building in Panguitch, Utah. We welcome candidates with diverse interests related to family and consumer sciences such as food safety, food preservation, parenting and relationship education, health and wellness, and family finance. We also welcome candidates with diverse 4-H interests such as youth development, leadership, healthy living, citizenship and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).

Click here for further information and application guidelines.

 

Posted 01/27/2017

Job Title                                  
Assistant Professor in Human Development and Family Studies (HD FS) 
State Extension Specialist in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach (HS EO)

Employing Departments       
Human Development and Family Studies and Human Sciences Extension and Outreach

Appointment Conditions      
Tenure-track, 12-month, full-time

Proposed Start Date            
July 1, 2017

Job Description
The Department of Human Development and Family Studies (HD FS, www.hdfs.hs.iastate.edu/) at Iowa State University invites applications for a 12-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position focused on extension and outreach scholarship and activity relevant to lifespan human development and aging with an emphasis in health and wellness (http://www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/). The department seeks a faculty member to translate research into practice impacting individuals, families, and communities. The faculty member will be an important member of the growing interdepartmental Gerontology Program which is comprised of 45 faculty across all colleges and offers graduate degree programs (http://www.gerontology.iastate.edu/).

Click here for further information and application guidelines.

 

Posted 01/27/2017

POSITION TITLE:
Extension Assistant/Associate Professor or Professional Practice Assistant
Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences and 4-H - San Juan County, Monticello, UT 

Company Name:           
Utah State University 
Position location:         
San Juan County, Monticello, UT

Open Date:                   
12/23/2016
Review Date:              
01/23/2017

Job Category:              
Faculty

Department:                 
Southern Region

College/Unit:              
Cooperative Extension

Location:                     
Extension Site

Posting Duration:        
Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

Utah State University Extension invites applications for a Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Extension faculty position. Extension faculty develop, provide, evaluate, and coordinate research-based educational programs for youth and adults. Extension faculty also recruit, train and supervise volunteer leaders and serve as a liaison between local clientele, other resource agencies, and Utah State University administrators, faculty, and programs. Extension faculty have San Juan county, regional, and University responsibilities. An office will be provided at the county Extension building in Monticello, Utah. We welcome candidates with diverse interests related to family and consumer sciences such as food safety, food preservation, parenting and relationship education, health and wellness, and family finance. We also welcome candidates with diverse 4-H interests such as youth development, leadership, healthy living, citizenship and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

Click here for further information and application guidelines.

 


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