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Youth Program Summer Assistant

 
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – Clay County
 
Job Purpose:
The Youth Program Summer Assistant supports Iowa State University Extension and Outreach with the preparation and delivery of summer educational programs. Primary responsibilities include support and coordination of K-12 youth programs, especially in relation to Clay County Youth Fair preparation as part of the 4-H Youth Development Program in Clay County to improve the effectiveness and efficient delivery of programming to the citizens and youth of Clay County.
 
Job Responsibilities:
• Primary focus of work will be assisting staff in a fast paced environment on projects that are leading to an educational event, presentation, workshop and/or other delivery of Extension subject matter.
• Assist in summer educational programing and provide other support as needed.
• Work with Extension office personnel and 4-H families to organize and prepare 4-H programing at the Clay County Fair.
• Report to staff in an efficient manner in all aspects of program details relevant to program success.
• Provide excellent, professional customer support in and out of the office.
• Clay County Achievement Fair - Assist in all duties and be available during week of Achievement Fair (Arrange communication scheduling; Recruit judge’s assistants; Help with setting up and tearing down of Exhibit Building; Assist with inputting fair results; Assist with Fashion Review/Clothing Selection)
• Other duties as assigned by the Clay County Extension Council.
 
Qualifications:
• Be able to communicate effectively in verbal and written form with clients and staff members.
• Work effectively and efficiently with others (teamwork) in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to organize and prioritize events and activities for the best possible outcomes.
• Ability to manage and maintain details to ensure efficient and speedy completion of projects.
• Ability to work with minimal supervision.
• Basic computer skills using Microsoft Office programs, e-mail, internet and social media knowledge.
• Valid driver’s license and access to a motor vehicle are required.
• Ability to be approved through the Background Screening Program.
• Proficient with office machines, i.e. computer, copier, telephone and fax machine.
 
Other Information:
• Hourly position, 20-30 hours per week average, with variation depending on activities and projects in process (work week negotiable, within normal office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
• Pay $11.50 per hour
• Entry level position.
• Opportunity for personal growth and career development in a dynamic, positive, education environment.
 
How to Apply: 
Submit cover letter, resume and references to: Michele Hogrefe, Office Manager to mhogrefe@iastate.edu by February 28, 2019 for first review.
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