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South Dakota State University
SDSU Extension
Miller, Highmore, and Gettysburg
South Dakota
Hand, Hyde, and Potter
Posted: 11/7/2017
4H/Youth Program Advisor – Hand, Hyde and Potter Counties

Responsibilities include delivering 4-H and other educational programming in the areas of leadership, science, agriculture, and health and relationships directly to youth, and the recruitment and support of volunteers to deliver programming and training to youth. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, K-12 Education, or Child, Youth, or Human Development. A Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Sciences, or other related fields accepted if applicant demonstrates coursework, professional and/or volunteer experiences in which the applicant planned, taught, and/or evaluated educational programs for youth audiences prior to beginning employment. December 2017 and May 2018 graduates will be considered.

Other minimum qualifications include effective verbal and written communication skills; ability to use a personal computer; and valid driver’s license and personal auto. Preferred qualifications include demonstrated experiences in teaching youth, ability to manage local 4-H operational elements, ability to lead volunteers and committees, ability to develop partnerships with other youth serving organizations, ability to communicate and collaborate with diverse audiences, and work effectively as a member of a team. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Position is open until filled with full consideration given to applications received by December 11, 2017. Contact Kathie Weight at (605) 688-4147 or for more information. To apply, visit, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process. For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128. SDSU is an AA/EEO employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.