Employee Type: Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Administrative Professional - OT Eligible
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Summary of Duties:
The Extension Coordinator is responsible for providing oversight and leadership for the WSU Extension Shore Stewards program in Island County, including originating and/or developing formal education programs and services related to waste reduction through the Shore Stewards Program for Island County, and assisting with Waste Wise Program, Master Gardener program on Camano Island. Duties include developing curriculum, coordinating, conducting and/or evaluating the program, This position collaborates with other Extension program staff, community partners, and other program constituents to ensure the program and activities meet guidelines/expectations/objectives/policies& procedures of WSU Extension programming under the direction of the WSU Extension Island County Director.
A Bachelor's degree in a relevant extension program discipline and two (2) years of related program experience.
Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
This position requires the ability to travel and work a flexible schedule during the week including nights and weekends occasionally requiring overnight travel.
Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid unrestricted driver's license at time of hire.
Master's degree in a relevant Extension program discipline.
Experience in managing volunteers.
Experience using a computer and software such as word processing, spreadsheets and email.
Manage Program Materials | 50%
Manage/oversee materials related to conducting the Shore Stewards program in Island County including curriculum development, recruitment, selection and training, program implementation and essential resources.
Organize environmentally related topics for a diversity of clientele at various academic levels including seminars, meetings and educational displays.
Collaboration and Outreach | 10%
Collaborate on written materials for public distribution.
Develop newsletters, posters, brochures, and other visuals including websites and social media to aid in delivering the message.
Work with the WSU Water team and Sno-Isle libraries to provide programming consistent with sustainable shoreline living to Island County residents.
Relationships | 10%
Establish and maintain positive working relationships with collaborators and providing a presence for all WSU Extension Island County on Camano Island , as well as with WSU and County Extension staff.
Communications | 10%
Serve as a program expert, providing information regarding on curriculum and program to program constituents. Give presentations on topics related to environmental and horticultural issues.
Administration, Reports, and Recordkeeping | 10%
Complete and submit all reports, evaluation, tracking, expenses, time slip, TA's and other project and position related paperwork and presentations in a timely manner and in compliance with Funding Agency, University, and State/Federal requirements.
Prepare annual impact statements for the Master Gardener, Waste Wise and Shore Stewards programs.
Program Volunteer Management | 5%
Process and manage program volunteer enrollment and engagement materials.
Coordinate with the WSU Extension Island County Extension Coordinators for Master Gardeners and Waste Wise programs on roles and duties for volunteers on Camano Island.
Provide oversight to ensure volunteers are following WSU guidelines.
This is a temporary one-year position with expected renewals. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.
Screening Begin Date:
This position has been posted as Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will begin Monday, January 17, 2022.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
2) Cover Letter
Time Type: Part time
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