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Extension Assistant - 4-H (Holdrege, NE)

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Extension Assistant - 4-H (Holdrege, NE)
Department/College/Unit West Central Rsch & Ext Center-0944
Requisition Number S_170109
Posting Open Date 03/09/2017
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
04/03/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

Transform lives by delivering, teaching and managing effective educational programming in Agriculture and Animal Science by providing positive youth development to include current and emerging youth issues in assigned area. Must be able to engage youth through diverse learning strategies at appropriate places and times. Ability to travel within service area.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in youth development, education or closely related field. Bachelor’s must be completed by start date. Demonstrated ability to teach. Ability to keep accurate records and prepare reports. Driver’s license required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with youth work through other organizations as an employee or volunteer. Previous 4-H or teaching experience. Excellent interpersonal, communication, leadership and teamwork skills. Knowledge of spreadsheet and data management software preferred. Self-starter with excellent organizational skills.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required Yes
Physical Required No
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment/random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary $35,374/yr
How to Apply

Click on “Apply for this Job”. You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will be required to attach your resume, cover letter and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

Linda Dannehl
308-995-4222
linda.dannehl@unl.edu

Job Category (old) Managerial/Professional
Job Type Full-Time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5) Some nights and weekends
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? Yes
If Temporary, indicate end date
Planned Hire Date: 04/15/207
Appointment End Date 12/31/9999

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe your experiences and interest in teaching and mentoring youth in formal and/or non-formal educational settings.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Describe your experiences and/or educational background in animal science, natural resources and/or science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM).

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How would you describe an effective team and how do you contribute to an effective team?

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents