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University of Missouri (MU) Office of Extension and Engagement
4-H Center for Youth Development – Oregon County
MU TITLE: Educational Program Associate I
LOCATION: Oregon County – Alton, Missouri
The University of Missouri (MU) Office of Extension and Engagement’s distinct land-grant mission is to improve lives, communities and economies by producing relevant, reliable and responsive educational strategies throughout Missouri. Our dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff collaborate with researchers and community leaders to develop and deliver programs that address the needs of Missourians including: educational attainment; environmental concerns; community, economic, business and workforce development; global food systems; and health systems. For more information about MU Extension and Engagement, please visit https://extension2.missouri.edu
The University of Missouri Extension 4-H Center for Youth Development provides leadership and expertise with developing communities of young people across Missouri who are learning citizenship, leadership, and life skills. 4-H is publicly supported by county, state, and federal partners, as well as private resources to enrich the learning experiences of both youth and adults. For more information about 4-H, visit http://4h.missouri.edu/
This position will assist in the planning, management and support of 4-H Youth Development programs in assigned geographic area, under the guidance and supervision of the 4-H Youth Development Specialist.
LEADERSHIP RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Administrative supervision is received from the assigned Field Specialist in 4-H Youth Development. This position is not responsible for supervision.
CORE ATTRIBUTES FOR MU EXTENSION STAFF
Exhibit a high personal standard of excellence, be an effective team player, and demonstrate inclusivity, civility and respect for all.
Engage stakeholders and learners; maintain positive interpersonal relationships, and exhibit effective written and oral communication skills.
Operate with minimal guidance, and be a self-directed learner who is flexible and adaptable to changing environments.
Ensure all youth and adults in the county have an equal opportunity to participate in extension programs which offer a safe environment.
The University of Missouri, also known as Mizzou and MU, is the Flagship University of the four-campus University of Missouri system. It is the state’s land-grant university and one of the most comprehensive universities in the United States. MU’s broad undergraduate programs and its’ graduate, professional and research programs attract annual enrollment of more than 30,000 students. MU is centrally located in Columbia, MO, which is consistently ranked as one of America’s most livable cities. MU Extension and Engagement programs are located on all four campuses and in 114 counties and St. Louis city.
Salary Range: $14.00 – $17.00 hourly
University Title: Educational Program Associate I
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Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (29 hours per week)
Ability to travel and work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends, is required to fulfill assigned responsibilities.
An Associates’ Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and some experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
ASSOCIATES WILL BE EVALUATED ON
This position is not eligible for University benefits. Individuals in non benefit eligible positions may choose to participate in the Tax Deferred Annuity Plan (403b). For information about this plan, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.
In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit https://www.umsystem.edu/ums/hr/eeo or call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-7976.
To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.