Current Job Opportunities
STEM Youth Educator for USU Extension
Youth Educator - $11.00/HR - 7/15/2016 USU Extension Service - 19 hours per week, no benefits
JOB SUMMARY: Work as a team with Utah State University (USU) Extension faculty and staff to provide 4-H youth programming with an emphasis on integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) in the community. MAJOR DUTIES: Organize and teach workshops/camps and contests in the community. Establish collaborations and form partnerships with other local/state/federal agencies and other educational entities in order to further the 4-H program in the county. Help to organize and maintain 4-H resources. Recruit and assist adult and youth volunteers to teach, build and strengthen the 4-H program in Weber County. Support the civil rights mandate of Utah State University Extension and implement innovative approaches to reach diverse audiences. Fulfill University Extension requirements for reporting and evaluation. Other related work as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: ? High school graduate with at least six months experience and/or education working with youth. ? Must be able to work effectively with volunteers, youth and families. ? Must be available during the afterschool hours of approximately 1 pm-6 pm and possibility of an occasional Saturday ? Self-starter with good follow through and ability to work with little supervision. ? Must own vehicle that can be used for work purposes. ? Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. ? Ability to multitask and set priorities; ability to follow written and verbal instructions. ? Outstanding time management skills. ? Basic Microsoft Office and computer skills. ? Employment contingent upon cleared background check. ? Must be able to pass a background check.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: ? College education in social science or youth development education. ? Experience teaching in a hands-on/learning by doing environment. ? Knowledge of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) abilities. ? Knowledge and experience of current technology and computer hardware, computer software, including word processing. ? Ability to speak Spanish.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The employee must be able to meet the physical demands as described to perform the essential functions successfully on this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear and listen. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
POSITION CLOSES July 29, 2016:
APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED TO: Weber County H.R., 2380 Washington Blvd., 3rd Floor, Suite 340, Ogden, Utah 84401 EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - DRUG & BACKGROUND TESTING REQUIRED.