Sioux County K-12 Program Coordinator

Orange City
Base County
Counties Served

To plan, coordinate and conduct innovative educational programs for Sioux County youth, with a specific emphasis on expanding the program to include new and under-served audiences.

  • Plan and conduct hands-on educational K-12 programming, in the classroom and at afterschool or other supplemental programs. Examples of educational programs may include summer camps, library programs, Clover Kids afterschool sessions, etc.
  • Lead Sioux County Clover Kids, an after-school program for youth in 1st through 3rd grade.
  • Assist with 4th through 12th grade 4-H events and community 4-H club programming and training as needed in cooperation with the Sioux County Youth Coordinator.
  • Work with county staff to market programming opportunities to residents of the county.
  • Expand program reach to include new and under-served audiences.
  • Assist with adult volunteer recruitment and development for ISU Extension and Outreach programs.
  • Work independently and with other staff to secure necessary resources (volunteers, materials, donations, etc.) to support ISU Extension and Outreach programs.
  • Manage resources and partnerships to ensure effective delivery of educational programs.
  • Assist with the Sioux County Youth Fair, July 12-18, 2024.
  • Provide comprehensive and complex educational programming to support long-term behavioral change.
  • Represent ISU Extension and Outreach locally and regionally as a professional through networking, community involvement, and public relations.
  • Provide monthly written updates about activities, programming, and impact to the Sioux County Extension Council.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s degree or associate degree with adequate experience preferred
  • Teaching and program delivery experience, specifically to youth ages K-12, using already developed curriculum.
  • Evidence of networking, advocacy, and salesmanship skills.
  • Strong organization, communication, and customer relation skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and basic computer programs.
  • Ability to successfully manage schedule including some evening, weekend, and overnight programs.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Ability to pass background screening to meet the Child Protection and Safety Policy requirements.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Coursework in education with experience in formal and/or informal teaching.
  • Ability to speak/write in Spanish.
  • Knowledge of the experiential learning model and familiarity with youth developmental stages.
  • Experience as a user of Extension programs a plus, but not required.
Additional Information


  • Strategic oversight by Extension Council; Direct oversight by Regional Director
  • Programmatic oversight by Youth Program Specialist


This position is full-time at the ISU Extension and Outreach Sioux County office in Orange City, Iowa. Some programming will take place in other locations i.e., Sioux County Youth Fair, camps, schools, libraries, etc. Based on a 40-hour workweek, hours may involve days, evenings, weekends, and/or overnights, as hours will vary according to the events planned.

Starting pay will be $19/hour, negotiable based on education and experience, with an initial three-month review. Professional benefits and a group health insurance policy are available.


Electronically submit cover letter and completed application to: Greta Giese,; or mail to: ISU Extension and Outreach Sioux County, 400 Central Avenue NW, Suite 700, Orange City, IA 51041. Position is open until filled.

Job Type
Full Time
Wages (type)
Starting pay will be $19/hour, negotiable based on education and experience, with an initial three-month review.

Professional benefits and a group health insurance policy are available.

This position will remain open until filled

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