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Program Coordinator (4-H Youth Development)

Apply now Department: 3670010280 4-H Youth Development
Job no: 511763
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Business / Accounting / Finance, Communications / Public Relations / Marketing, Office / Clerical, 4-H Youth Development
Pay Grade: 08A

About This Role:

4-H Youth Development within K-State Research and Extension (KSRE) is recruiting for the position of Program Coordinator in Manhattan, Kansas. The Department of 4-H Youth Development seeks an enthusiastic professional to provide support to a statewide outreach program focusing on increasing youth engagement and facilitating learning loss mitigation strategies. Substantial time and effort for the position will focus on spring and summer seasons as summer intern recruitment and coordination is a large component of the appointment.

Programmatic priorities will focus on coordination of summer intern hiring, training and development, and youth engagement project support.  Program fiscal management, reporting, and coordination of evaluation efforts used to gauge program impact will be an important component of the position.  The position plans and organizes logistics and accounts for finances for statewide 4-H events.  The prospective hire would work extensively with other 4-H faculty and office professionals to accomplish programmatic goals.

This position is a grant funded position and continuation of the position is contingent upon continuing availability of funding and need for these services.

Why Join Us:

In 4‑H, we believe in the power of young people. We see that every child has valuable strengths and real influence to improve the world around us. We are America’s largest youth development organization —empowering nearly six million young people across the U.S. and over 74,000 youth in Kansas with the skills to lead for a lifetime. For more information about us, please visit http://www.kansas4-h.org/ (http://www.kansas4-h.org/)

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:  https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree. This position may use an educational equivalency as determined relevant by a hiring manager.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in fiscal management and reporting
  • Ability to coordinate workflow in support of programming
  • Extensive experience in event management and logistics coordination
  • Demonstrated communication skills (publications, presentations, web and social media)
  • Experience and demonstrated ability in working with youth and youth organizations including an understanding of positive youth development and youth program management
  • Experience in working with individuals, coworkers, and teams to accomplish individual and/or group goals, as evidenced by college, career, and/or community activities
  • Knowledge of basic educational methods and the ability to effectively communicate/teach program specific material
  • Ability to utilize electronic and online technologies for educational program delivery
  • Understanding of different ethnic and socioeconomic audiences and a commitment to developing and delivering both inclusive and targeted programming
  • Professional experience with electronic data management systems

 Other Requirements:

  • All K-State employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (unless granted an exemption by the university) by December 8, 2021 or their first day of employment, whichever is later, pursuant to the federal executive order for federal contractors. To learn more about this requirement and potential exemptions, please visit K-State’s COVID-19 website.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Position will require a willingness to travel in state and work nights and weekends as needed.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  3. Three Professional References


Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by November 28, 2021.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$40,000 - $50,000

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.



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