Program Coordinator

Council Bluffs
Base County
Pottawattamie - West
Counties Served
Pottawattamie - West

To plan and deliver programming in through AgriCYence Academy.  To assist with administration for extension programming.

  • Provides direct instruction of education and experience to youth 6th through 12th grade.
  • Plans, coordinates, and implements educational programming in a specific program area in collaboration with program specialists, regional directors and councils.
  • Builds community collaborations and serves as the face of ISU Extension and Outreach locally.
  • Inform supervisor of county projects and project outcomes.
  • Support and initiate strategies to develop volunteer networks.
  • Manages local data collection in line with program area requirements.
  • Manages project budgets within the program area. 
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with staff and clients in the county.
  • Continually develop and enhance relevant skills and understand current professional standards.
  • Provide basic office coverage.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, relevant experience
  • Content knowledge in at least one field: agriculture and natural resources, human sciences, youth development, community and economic development
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Computer, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Team player and people oriented
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends
  • Teaching or facilitation experience in field related to program area
Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated record of establishing new programs
  • Experience working cooperatively with boards and diverse groups
Additional Information

SUPERVISOR:  Regional or county director

Job Application is required.

Job Application

Job Type
Full Time
40 hours per week
Wages (type)
Salary Range: $35,000 to $45,000

Paid Time Off


Health Insurance

This position will remain open until filled

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