Positions Available

Kitsap County Extension Director-Family Development Specialist (click here for the full Notice of Vacancy)The College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resources Sciences (CAHNRS) is seeking a dynamic, inspired and highly qualified professional to conduct innovative programs that lead to peer-reviewed Extension scholarship for advancement in rank for fostering a strong and collaborative relationship with Kitsap County government; common goals are to ensure continued partnership in providing outstanding WSU Extension programming.  This position is a full-time, 12-month, promotion-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.  This WSU faculty member is responsible to the WSU Youth and Families Program Unit Director.  Required: An earned Master’s Degree in Human Development, Child/Family Studies, Prevention Science, Family and Consumer Sciences, Social Work, Counseling, Education, or closely related field at the time of hire.  Applications Must Include:  a detailed cover letter that describes your leadership style and how you would approach serving as the County Extension Director as well as your vision for the family development and parenting programs in Kitsap County; current vitae/resume; three (3) professional letters of recommendation with contact information; and a scanned photocopy of your official college transcripts. For a complete position description and to apply visit:  https://www.wsujobs.com. Screening begins on June 15, 2016, open until filled.  EEO/AA/ADA.

 

Washington State University – 4-H Extension Regional Specialist for Chelan/Douglas/Okanogan Counties (Click here for the full Notice of Vacancy).  The College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resources Sciences (CAHNRS) is seeking a dynamic, inspired and highly qualified professional to conduct innovative programs that lead to peer-reviewed Extension scholarship for advancement in rank and tenure and to share in the leadership (staff, volunteers, youth, partners, community) and vision of 4-H Youth Development that includes planning, delivering, evaluating, and setting the educational tone and direction of a growing program in Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan Counties. This position is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.  This WSU Faculty member is responsible to the WSU Youth and Families Program Unit Director, with programmatic accountability to the 4-H Youth Development Program Leader.  This position works collaboratively with the County Directors of Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan Counties. The successful applicant will work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team of Extension educators and support staff in other county Extension offices, the state 4-H office, as well as department based Extension Specialists and Researchers. The Regional Specialist’s primary office is located in Wenatchee, Washington within Chelan County, however, the position will require regularly working with the three county Extension offices in Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan counties.  Required:  An earned Master’s Degree with academic training in social sciences, human development, youth development, guidance and counseling, leadership development, volunteerism, education, or closely related field at the time of hire. Two years of experience working effectively with both adults and youth (developing, delivering, and managing programs for youth).  Documented ability in volunteer management (i.e., recruitment, placement, education, recognition, conflict resolution, and retention).  Application materials must include: a detailed letter of application describing how your experience and training supports the major duties, responsibilities, and qualifications; a writing sample for a general audience not to exceed three pages on how you have integrated experiential methodologies into youth development programming; a current Curriculum Vitae/resume; the names and contact information of three professional references willing to provide letters of recommendation; and scanned photocopy of your official college transcripts.  For a complete position description and to apply visit:  https://www.wsujobs.com.  Screening begins on June 15, 2016. EEO/AA/ADA.

WSU 4-H Extension Coordinator, Kitsap County-Bremerton.  Duties: Oversight and leadership, volunteer management; community outreach, development and implementation of programs and activities.  Required: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant extension program discipline and two (2) years of related program experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. Preferred: Three (3) years of related program experience, which includes supervisory-level experience; mediation services experience; demonstrated ability to use a computer, experience and ability to work as a team member with staff and volunteers; knowledge of, and/or experience with, 4-H youth development programs; strong demonstrated written skills requiring limited editing and supervision in preparing reports, evaluations, press releases, synthesis of a broad range of materials, and effective written conveyance of program information to the public and program participants; experience developing curriculum; strong demonstrated verbal communication and listening skills: public speaking, effective conveyance of program information to the public, program participants, and decision-makers; experience working/collaborating with multiple public agencies, NGOs, and individuals in partnerships; ability to work and think both independently and to work as a team member. Knowledge of, and/or experience with, program assessment and evaluation; familiarity with social media. For a complete position description and to apply visit:  https://www.wsujobs.com. Position closes June 13, 2016.  EEO/AA/ADA.