4-H Community Education Specialist 1 or 2 - Santa Barbara, CA, Job ID 38012

County Locations: San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County

Date Posted: June 24, 2022
Closing Date: Until Filled

This position has responsibilities in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties and is expected to split time in both locations, with travel to both county offices.

This position is being advertised as either a Community Education Specialist 1 or 2 depending on the level of experience of the hired applicant.

If the applicant is hired as a CES 1, they will be hired in a learning role. More of their duties will be direct 4-H program education and there will be less outreach and evaluation for the first year of the job. If the applicant is hired as a CES 2, duties would include providing leadership, mentoring to interns staff, and CES 1 staff. As well as actively promoting policy, system and environmental changes at educational sites. After one year of successful performance as a CES 1, the individual will be eligible to be reclassified up to a CES 2.

The Community Education Specialist will perform the full range of program implementation duties. Incumbent will be responsible for the coordination, management, and delivery of 4-H education to adults and/or youth in the community. 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; entering data into shared database and writing reports in compliance with funding requirements.

Incumbent will build and maintain a network of community partners, align and organize education projects with 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 4-H education programs to improve positive youth development and youth programs in the community.

This position includes communication to clients in Spanish through translation, presentations and one-on-one communications.

Hourly Salary:

For CES 1: Min $ 18.01/hr. to Mid $ 24.76/hr.

For CES 2: Min $ 19.73/hr. to Mid $ 27.25/hr.

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.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy.  All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees.  (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)  Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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