Extension 4-H Agent/Urban (2013000382)
New Mexico State University - Las Cruces, NM

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New Mexico State University is the state’s land-grant university, serving the educational needs of New Mexico’s diverse population through comprehensive programs of education, research, extension education, and public service. NMSU offers 67certificate, 59 associate, 86 bachelor’s, 53 master’s, 21 doctoral, and 4 specialist in education and 3 doctor of education degree programs. NMSU serves approximately 14,276 undergraduate and 3,375 graduate students on the main campus in Las Cruces, NM. NMSU is a NASA Space Grant College, a Hispanic-serving institution and is home to the only Honors College in New Mexico.
The Cooperative Extension Service provides the people of New Mexico with practical, research-based knowledge and programs to improve their quality of life.

Master’s degree (in hand by hire date) required. At least one degree must be in Education, Family and Consumer Sciences or Agriculture.

Satisfactory experience in Extension or related field demonstrating ability to work with youth and/or adults preferred. Previous extension experience preferred. •
Ability to relate effectively to people of all ages, income, educational levels and ethnic background and develop informal educational programs to meet their needs. •
Must have the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing as well as teach •
Ability to implement educational learning experiences for both youth and adults in furtherance of the missions of Extension required. •
Ability to provide a leadership role in management of volunteer organizations including recruitment, training and support of volunteers. •
Successful candidate must have basic computer skills.

Examples of Duties:
Collaborate with youth serving community organizations and agencies to help further Extension 4-H/Youth Development programs. •
Provide leadership and guidance to adults involved in youth development throughout the county via delivery of 4-H methodology and subject matter training. •
Work directly with youth on traditional and non-traditional 4-H subject matters, including school gardens and outdoor classroom. •
Recruit, train and support volunteer adult and youth leaders. •
Team with other Extension Agents to plan and implement total Extension programs. •
Maintain a favorable public image and gain acceptance for self, Extension and New Mexico State University among county citizens. •
Administratively responsible to the County Program Director and through him/her to the Northern District Director •
Provide timely reports as required.

Benefits Offered:
BENEFITS- Competitive benefits are available, see http-//hr.nmsu.edu/benefits/ for complete description.

Special Conditions:
Extension 4-H Agent/Urban
Tenure track, 12 month-full time

Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, serving
Bernalillo County. Must live in county where employed.
Must be willing to work odd hours as needed. Personal
Auto required, reimbursed at 56.5 cents per mile.
Valid driver’s license required.

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal law, state law, and NMSU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a criminal history check.

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