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4-H Youth Educator - Prince William County

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: 4-H Youth Educator - Prince William County
Role Title: Education Support Specialist II
Posting Number: SW0170741
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

4-H Youth Development program seeks an individual to work with 4-H staff, youth, adults, families, and community resources to deliver and evaluate 4-H educational programs designed to teach life skills to children and families. Programs will include educational activities, contests, camps, and field trips in support of the 4-H program, with special emphasis on in-school and out of school 4-H enrichment programming. Work will include collaboration with the Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, to provide training and management for volunteers. Individual will be responsible for working with the 4-H fundraising committee. Must be willing to adhere to the Virginia Cooperative Extension Civil Rights and Equal Opportunity Compliance Program

Part-time, 29 hours per week. Some evening and weekend work required. Infrequent overnight travel may be required. Possession of valid driver’s license required. Employee is responsible for transportation to work sites and eligible for travel reimbursement.

Required Qualifications:

•Knowledge and/or experience in working with children and adults in an educational setting.
•Ability to work independently and in collaboration with other professionals and volunteers.
•Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
•Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Word, Publisher and internet applications.
Possession of valid driver’s license required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Graduate from accredited university/college with a B.A degree preferred or commensurable work experience preferably in education, behavioral sciences, social work, family and consumer science or related fields. Knowledge of the 4-H program desirable. Experience in education and managing volunteers desired.

Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check, Must have a driver's license check, Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

Flexible work schedule.

Must have a valid driver’s license.

Employment Comments:

Applicants are encouraged to attach a cover letter, resume, and list of references.

How to Apply for this Job:

Apply online at

Posting #SW0170741

Employee Category: Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year
Appointment Type: Temp, non-salaried wage
If restricted or temporary, enter end date: June 30, 2018
FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Part-time
If part time, enter Percent Time:
Pay Band: 3
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Department: Northern District Coop. Extension
Work Location: Other - Virginia
Location, if not Blacksburg: Prince William County
Location Zip Code: 20109
Work Schedule: Flexible
Posting Date: 09/13/2017
Review Begin Date:
Job Close Date: 09/27/2017
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe your knowledge and/or experience in working with children and adults in an educational setting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Describe your working experience/proficiency in computer skills including types of software.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - online
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - print
    • Higher Ed Jobs (
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - HERC (
    • Diverse Jobs (
    • Insight Into Diversity (
    • Indeed (
    • Roanoke Times Online (
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (
    • Virginia Tech job site (
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Job Fair (please describe below)
    • Journal (please describe below)
    • Listserv (please describe below)
    • Newspaper - print (please describe below)
    • Professional Conference (please describe below)
    • From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
    • From a Virginia Tech employee/representative/recruiter (please name below)
    • Veteran related event/site (please describe below)
    • Virginia Employment Commission - VEC
    • Other Virginia Tech affiliated website (please describe below)
    • Other job board such as Simply Hired, Career Builder, etc. (please describe below)
    • Other - Not listed (please describe below)
  4. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References