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4-H Youth Development Advisor
UC Cooperative Extension Orange County
Position Number AP17-08

The University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, a statewide program with local development and delivery, is seeking a 4-H Youth Development Assistant Cooperative Extension advisor for Orange County, California.

Visit the UC ANR online job board at http://ucanr.edu/Jobs/Jobs_990/?jobnum=1194  Access the required academic application form and the multi-page position announcement containing application instructions, education requirements and detailed job functions. Submit application by July 17, 2017.

The 4-H Youth Development Advisor is:

  • an innovative community or youth development leader to conduct an extension, education and applied research program to assess, develop, implement, evaluate, strengthen and expand local UC 4-H Youth Development (4-H YD) programming and better serve under-represented populations.
  • a professional with a minimum of a Master’s degree is required, though other advanced degrees are encouraged, in one of the following disciplines: education, youth/child development, human development, science/science education or other related fields. Experience in conducting applied research and education programs with youth, strong leadership skills and experience in program and/or personnel management, and excellent written and oral communication skills are required. The ability to communicate effectively in Spanish is desired.
  • an advisor who will cultivate collaborators and donors with governmental agencies, youth service organizations, industry groups, schools, fairs and interested individuals.
  • a passionate educator whose academic training and/or professional experience provides an understanding of science with the ability to transfer research-based principles to program and research design methodologies. Experience or the ability to apply low-literacy and culturally/ethnically relevant principles to extension and research programs as well as experience and demonstrated success in working with diverse populations and the ability to bridge cultural differences are preferred.

SALARY:  Beginning salary will be in the Cooperative Extension Assistant Advisor Rank and commensurate with applicable experience and professional qualifications.  For information regarding Cooperative Extension Advisor salary scales, please refer to the University of California website: http://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/250093.pdf

For a full position announcement, specific education and experience requirements, and application procedures, please visit our website at http://ucanr.edu/Jobs/Jobs_990/?jobnum=1194  For questions, please contact Karen Ellsworth at kaellsworth@ucanr.edu.

To assure full consideration, application packets should be submitted by July 17, 2017 to via e-mail to anracademicsearch@ucanr.edu.  A complete application packet must contain a completed UC Academic Application form located on our online jobs website, CV, all university transcripts and a cover letter.

The University of California offers an attractive benefits package. For more information, please visit the UC Benefits Website:  http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.