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Dubuque County Youth Coordinator

Company: Iowa State University Extension
Location: Dubuque
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

HOURS: 40 hours per week (Additional hours during fair required)STATUS: Full Time Non-Exempt (Flexible schedule to include nights and weekends)COMPENSATION: Hourly commensurate with education and experienceWAGE RANGE: $19.00 - $23.00 per hourDATE OPEN: ImmediatelyDIRECT SUPERVISOR: County DirectorGENERAL DESCRIPTIONProvide day-to-day planning and management of Dubuque County 4-H program. Work with youth,volunteers, and other staff to plan, implement, and evaluate a progressive series of educational programsand experiences that work toward multiple life skill outcomes.--- 40 hours per week/flexible schedule.--- Approximately 20 % of work will be evenings and weekends.--- Reimbursement for work-related travel; must provide own transportation.SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITES--- Support 4-H Youth Development program.--- Collaborate with internal and external partners to advance the Iowa 4-H mission and vision.--- Communicate effectively with members, families, volunteers, and other staff.--- Organize and maintain volunteer management system (ISOTURE).--- Recruitment and support of new and existing members, families, and volunteers.--- Delegate responsibility and authority according to volunteer strengths and interests.--- Schedule and facilitate meetings with volunteer event committees, 4-H Youth LeadersCommittee, 4-H club leaders, and project committees.--- Assure compliance with risk management policies, including required training and backgroundchecks of volunteers.--- Represent Iowa State University, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and Iowa 4-Hprofessionally and positively.--- Promote 4-H state and county programs, events, and activities, working with local partners andmedia.--- Attend county, area, and state training as required, including a minimum of two trips to Ames,Iowa.--- Plan and organize the 4-H/Youth activities at the Dubuque County Fair. Responsibilities willinclude, but not limited to coordinating judging events and activities, weigh-in of all species, andnews releases.--- Facilitate Dubuque County Youth Leaders in monthly meetings and activities.--- Other duties as needed to enhance Dubuque County 4-H.QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT--- Associates degree or equivalent experience required; bachelor's degree preferred.--- 2 years of experience working with youth and volunteers preferred.--- 4-H experience as a youth member or leader preferred.--- Computer literacy required. (Microsoft Office and database management)--- Valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation. Pass ISU Extension criminalbackground check and DMV screening.--- 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--- Collaboration and networking skills--- Experience with Positive Youth Development--- Ability to lift and move 40 lbs.APPLICATIONSE-mail completed application, resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references
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Keywords: Iowa State University Extension, Dubuque , Dubuque County Youth Coordinator, Other , Dubuque, Iowa

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