4-H Program Coordinator
As part of the MSU Extension Children & Youth Institute (CYI), with support from the 4-H Staff Development & Supervising Educator, District Director and Institute Director, the 4-H Program Coordinator provides leadership and oversight for growth and management of local 4-H programs, volunteers and youth participants.
You will recruit, select and train 4-H program volunteers and oversee program/project promotion, expansion and evaluation activities that foster inclusion by recognizing and valuing diverse perspectives, skills and experiences, while working to create equal access to programming. In this position, you will conduct direct programming with youth and adult audiences and gather and analyze data for impact evaluation efforts. You will support CYI’s efforts in diversity, equity, and inclusion, with a special emphasis on reaching diverse populations, and will work in conjunction with your supervisor, program participants and community partners to attain both short-term and long-term goals and objectives. Through supervising educator, you will work in concert with CYI to ensure alignment of programs with overall goals of the work team, Institute and organization. Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are essential elements vital to the culture MSU Extension endeavors to cultivate.
Minimum Qualifications (see full description for complete list of requirements)
• Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience in program development and management in 4-H or other youth development program.
• Volunteer management and experience supervising volunteers or of others.
To view the full position description and required qualifications, please visit the applicable Michigan State University careers page at careers.msu.edu. Search for posting number 693409 using the Job Search field.
Applicants are asked to provide a current resume, cover letter and four (4) professional references including email addresses.
Application deadline is March 9, 2021.
MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer, committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. Michigan State University Extension employment opportunities are open to eligible/qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodations.
The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.