4-H Community Education Specialist 2 - Sonora, CA - Job ID 22823
Date Posted: August 20, 2021
Closing Date: September 20, 2021
This position will be responsible for implementing comprehensive farm-to-school activities in Tuolumne County as part of a collaborative grant funded program. These activities will include providing education to students at local schools, coordinating fields trips for students to agricultural settings, facilitating school garden support, providing technical assistance to school food service professionals, and other activities as required to fulfill grant objectives.
The Community Education Specialist 2 will perform the full range of program implementation duties. Incumbent will be responsible for the coordination, management, and delivery of education to community members through a combination of direct education and volunteer management. This includes training, guiding, and supporting volunteer extenders with education, information and resources; evaluating program implementation; collecting and compiling enrollment, documentation, and evaluation data from volunteer extenders and participants; and writing reports in compliance with funding requirements. The Community
Education Specialist 2 helps to coordinate and monitor fiscal oversight and compliance of statewide program units (4-H, CalNat, UC MG, UC MFP), ensures compliance with statewide program policies and procedures, and effectively resolves conflicts and complaints.
Incumbent will build and maintain an informal network of partners, align special education projects with UC approved curricula and educational materials, develop news releases and news articles, and maintain subject matter competence.
This position's primary focus will be on conducting, managing, and evaluating an education program to improve the environment of the school and community.
This position is a contract appointment that is 70% variable that ends in March 2023 with the possibility of extension.
This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.
The University of California issues policies essential for the safety and well-being of the community, including requirements for employees to be appropriately vaccinated for COVID-19, or to have an approved exception/exemption on file. New employees will be asked to provide validation of full compliance of UC vaccination policies.
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