Community Education Specialist 2 (4-H) – San Diego, CA, Job ID 38733

County Location: San Diego County

Date Posted: July 6, 2022
Closing Date: Until Filled

This position's primary focus will be on conducting, managing, and evaluating an experiential education program to improve the lives of youth ages 5-19. Incumbent will be responsible for the coordination, management, and delivery of the 4-H program in San Diego County through a combination of direct education and volunteer management. This includes training, guiding, and supporting volunteers with education, information, and resources. Evaluating program implementation; collecting and compiling enrollment documentation and writing reports in compliance with funding requirements are essential duties.

The 4-H Program Coordinator helps to coordinate and monitor fiscal oversight and compliance of the 4H statewide program unit in San Diego and 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 education projects with curricula and educational materials, develop news releases and news articles, and maintain subject matter competence. Meeting facilitation, volunteer board leadership and event planning are required roles. Inspiration and willingness to outreach to new communities, develop new strategies for youth engagement, test educational materials, and find innovative techniques for youth engagement are necessary.

The 4-H Program Coordinator will perform the full range of program implementation duties under the supervision of the Regional Program Supervisor, Advisor and County Director. The ideal candidate is organized and proficient in computer technologies. Strong public speaking and written communication skills, experience working with youth and volunteers, and knowledge of youth development/ education/ community development topics required.

This position is a career appointment that is 100% fixed. The home department for this position is UCCE San Diego County.  While this position normally is based at 9335 Hazard Way, San Diego, CA, this position is eligible for hybrid flexible work arrangements, for applicants living in the San Diego area, at this time.   Please note that hybrid flexible work arrangements are subject to change by the University.

 The University of California is proud to offer a wide option of medical plans (including dental and vision).  Full benefits also include retirement plans and paid time off; 13 holidays, vacation accrued at 15 days per year and sick time.   Other benefits include Flexible Spending Accounts, Homeowner, Renter/ Auto Insurance, Legal Insurance, etc.

Hourly Salary: 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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