Extension Coordinator - Washington State University in State of Washington

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Washington State University

State of, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

Position’s responsibilities spans all three Extension Program Units, Agriculture & Natural Resources (ANR), Community & Economic Development (CED) and Youth & Family (Y&F).

Provides oversight, leadership, curriculum development, outreach and implementation for Extension work in the Master Gardener and Community Economic Development programs.

Collaborates with and supports program faculty in delivering extension outreach for Agriculture (ANR), Food Safety Advisors (Y&F), and 4-H Youth Development Programs (Y&F).

Communicates and distributes program related information to the public via websites, press releases, events and inquiries, and various written materials.
Supervises summer intern and time-slip personnel.

Required Qualifications

A 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 Qualifications

Experience supervising, assisting, and mentoring volunteers and/or temporary staff.

Demonstrated experience in financial management, preparing and processing fiscal documents, and reconciling budgets.

Experience in preparing for and planning meetings and special events.

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Demonstrated ability to use effective communication skills both orally and in writing to maintain professionalism, diplomacy, tact, and sensitivity under all circumstances.

Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a team setting.

Demonstrated proficiency with MS office software applications.

Demonstrated ability to relate to and collaborate with a wide range of people from varied social and economic levels, ages, races, ethnic backgrounds as well as in rural, suburban, and urban settings.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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