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The Ohio State University
Posted: 07/05/2023
Extension Educator, Family Consumer Sciences-Darke County

This position is located in Darke County, Ohio.

The Ohio State University Extension (OSUE) seeks an Educator to work collaboratively with county, center, region and state teams of OSUE professionals and with local agency leaders and volunteers.  The Educator will be responsible for a broad range of basic to complex duties that could include but are not limited to: Providing guidance and/or leadership for Family and Consumer Sciences programming targeted to local and regional needs including: health, food and nutrition; consumer sciences including financial education; human and family development and relationships; and addictive issues and behaviors. Utilize appropriate methods, both formal and informal, of community assessment to identify educational needs and opportunities of local community.  Teach educational programming, based on these needs, to groups and individuals comprised of adults and/or youth. May also convene and facilitate community coalitions focused on those needs. The Educator may be required to replicate and adhere to existing programs that meet the needs of their local community.  The Educator will develop promotional material, work with and/or lead committees and volunteers, and establish and maintain partnerships within the community that support the achievement of the program goals. The Educator evaluates educational programs and dissemination methods, as well as, utilizes existing evaluation instruments to evaluate the teaching effectiveness, program quality and results of local programs. Participate in discussions with county representatives concerning program funding and may be responsible for the management of the county budget.  May also be responsible for securing external funds to support local programming.  Participate as a member of county, multi-county, and/or state Extension teams to further the overall mission, vision and values of both Ohio State University Extension and Family and Consumer Sciences.

This position is located in Darke County, Ohio.

Resume and cover letter, specific to the posting, are to be included at the time of application.

Extension Educator 1
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree

Extension Educator 2
Requires a Master’s Degree

Extension Educator 3
Requires a Master’s Degree and 11+ years of direct or related work experience

Function: Education

Sub-Function: Extension Educators

Band: Individual Contributor – Specialized

Level: S1, S2, S3, S4