Scott County 4-H Program Coordinator

Town/City
Bettendorf
Base County
Scott
Counties Served
Scott
Objective

This position will focus on Positive Youth Development (PYD). Staff will work with youth, volunteers, and professionals to plan, implement, and evaluate a progressive series of educational programs and experiences that work toward multiple life skill outcomes (productive citizens, outstanding communicators, effective leaders, and successful learners). This position should empower youth to reach their full potential through Youth Adult Partnerships and research-based experiences.

Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to advance the Iowa 4-H mission and vision.
  • Develop and implement a year-round county recruitment and retention strategy
  • Assure compliance with risk management policies, including required training and background checks of volunteers.
  • Promote 4-H state and county programs, events, and activities, working with local partners and media.
  • Communicate effectively and build relationships with the County Extension Council, youth, families, volunteers, other extension staff and community partners.
  •  Represent Iowa State University, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and Iowa 4-H professionally and positively.
  •  Collect, analyze, and share county data to ensure program effectiveness.
  •  Implement programs in accordance with state and federal guidelines and policies and share with volunteers and community partners.
  • Administer evaluations and share impacts with County Extension Council and partners.
Qualifications
  • Team player
  •  Self-motivated with ability to work with minimal supervision
  •  Problem solving skills
  •  Cultural competence
  •  Computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
  •  Organizational skills
  •  Project management skills
  •  Conflict management and resolution skills
  •  Dependability
  •  Collaboration and networking skills
  •  Experience working with youth and volunteers
  •  Experience with volunteer development
  •  Experience with Positive Youth Development
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree
  •  Experience organizing events and activities
  • 4-H experience preferred
Additional Information

SUPERVISOR: Scott County Extension Director

REPORTING: Reports directly to the Director with input from the County Extension Council. Works cooperatively with the Iowa 4-H Youth Program Specialist.

Send resume and three references to bbray@iastate.edu by February 29th

Job Type
Part Time
Hours
Flexible Hours
Wages (type)
Hourly
Wages (status)
non-exempt
Wages
Salary commensurate with experience. 
Application Deadline

Iowa State University 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, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext.