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Oregon State University Division of Extension and Engagement is seeking an Events and Marketing Coordinator. This is a full-time, (1.0 FTE), professional faculty position.
The Oregon State University (OSU) Division of Extension and Engagement, Extension Service has been awarded a five-year USDA NIFA Youth Innovators Empowering Agriculture Across America Coordination Network (YEA-CN) program grant and invites applications for a full-time Youth Empowering Agriculture (YEA) Events and Marketing Coordinator.
The Event and Marketing Coordinator for YEA-CN project is a member of the Division of Extension and Engagement and collaborates with the OSU Open Campus Partnership Program. This position reports to the Youth Empowering Agriculture (YEA) Program Manager in coordination with the Manager of Events and Marketing for OSU Open Campus Partnership.
The Event and Marketing Coordinator is a key position and leader in the Youth Innovators Empowering Agriculture Across America Coordination Network (YEA-CN) project, Together for Innovating Youth in Agriculture. The USDA National Institute for Food and Agriculture’s (NIFA) YEA program aims to enhance existing curricula or develop new curricula for youth and adults to explore USDA priorities (i.e., agricultural research, education, and extension) and develop opportunities for youth to participate in civic engagement programs, while incorporating access and participation among underrepresented youth/communities and culturally relevant experiential learning projects.
The YEA-CN project is tasked with developing a network of local YEA projects and personnel that will foster national-level coordination of opportunities for youth and enhanced collaboration among regional YEA programs. To accomplish the YEA-CN objectives, OSUE has outlined the following 10 project objectives:
In additional to the YEA-CN project, OSUE has also been awarded a YEA project, leading the development of youth climate change curriculum with an emphasis in smart agriculture and forestry.
The Event and Marketing Coordinator, supported by the OSUE Events and Marketing Manager and a team of undergraduate student graphic designers and social media marketers, will organize the national conferences and events, including two large national conferences for YEA project personnel, leaders, and steering committee, as well as plan annual virtual and hybrid training events and writing team sessions for the climate change curriculum project. This role will also provide essential planning and ongoing content management support for the YEA-CN website, including content aggregation based on data and other materials sourced from YEA projects nationally. Related duties will include support for network-wide communications (including newsletters) and media relations, while at the same time providing tools, logos, and resources to all YEAs for use locally. Additionally, this position will be responsible for the management of the customer relationship management platform for YEA-CN project teams, stakeholders, and climate curriculum project outreach. This position will attend regular YEA-CN project meetings as outlined by the Youth Empowering Agriculture (YEA) Program Manager or Principal Investigator.
About the division:
The division of Extension and Engagement (Division) is core to Oregon State University’s mission. The Division helps create real solutions and positive impact across Oregon and beyond. The Division is aligned under the leadership of the Vice Provost for Extension and Engagement. To learn more about our Division and its core units and initiatives, please visit our website: https://engagement.oregonstate.edu.
Commitment to inclusive excellence:
Oregon State University is committed to creating and maintaining compassionate and inclusive learning and working environments for all learners, visitors and employees. We envision collaborative community environments that enhance civility and embrace diversity. All employees are responsible for achieving this commitment. This commitment includes, but is not limited to, complying with Civil Rights and Language Access regulations.
OSU Division of Extension and Engagement’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
OSU Moving Forward Together
The Events and Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for organizing national conferences and events, as well as supporting network-wide communications and media relations and managing the customer relationship management platform for YEA-CN project teams, stakeholders, and climate curriculum project outreach.
80% – Events Coordination
20% – Marketing and Communications
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per University Standard: 05-010 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
Working for Oregon State University is so much more than a job!
Oregon State University is a dynamic community of dreamers, doers, problem-solvers and change-makers. We don’t wait for challenges to present themselves — we seek them out and take them on. We welcome students, faculty and staff from every background and perspective into a community where everyone feels seen and heard. We have deep-rooted mindfulness for the natural world and all who depend on it, and together, we apply knowledge, tools and skills to build a better future for all.
For more interesting facts about OSU visit: https://oregonstate.edu/about
Oregon State has a statewide presence with campuses in Corvallis and Bend, the OSU Portland Center and the Hatfield Marine Science Center on the Pacific Coast in Newport.
Oregon State’s beautiful, historic and state-of-the-art main campus is located in one of America’s best college towns. Corvallis is located close to the Pacific Ocean, the Cascade mountains and Oregon wine country. Nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley, this beautiful city offers miles of mountain biking and hiking trails, a river perfect for boating or kayaking and an eclectic downtown featuring local cuisine, popular events and performances.
Total Rewards Package:
Oregon State University offers a comprehensive benefits package with benefits eligible positions that is designed to meet the needs of employees and their families including:
Future and current OSU employees can use the Benefits Calculator to learn more about the full value of the benefits provided at OSU.
To review posting and apply, go to: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/142070. Apply to posting # P07205UF. Closes: 8/30/23. OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled.