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EXTENSION PROGRAM MANAGER-Cheshire County

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

20 hours per week with occasional evening or weekend assignments.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title EXTENSION PROGRAM MANAGER-Cheshire County
Job Description

This position is located in UNH Cooperative Extension’s Cheshire County office, Keene, N.H. The Cheshire County, Program Manager will facilitate the leadership and life-skill development of 4-H members and participants through guidance, training and support of volunteers in community-based, educational programs.

Recruit, train, guide, & support 4-H volunteer leaders to support program outcomes, to ensure risk management, and to ensure the programmatic involvement of under-served and under-represented audiences such that all educational programming must be conducted in full accordance with civil rights, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Affirmative Action (AA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) policies and procedures.

Develop, organize, plan and coordinate county-based events so they serve as key experiences as well as entry points along pathways through the 4-H Youth Development program. Includes being responsive to local participant needs and concerns.

Assist with the development, organization, planning and coordinating of state-wide events so they serve as key experiences along pathways through the 4-H Youth Development program.

Support programs by tracking enrollment information, coordinating evaluation data collection, completing timely reporting and analyzing program effectiveness.

Contribute as a member of County Extension office team by responding to direct inquiries from county stakeholders and families, and supporting office efforts and initiatives.

Identify individual professional development goals and seek training in subject area expertise and essential skills, such as group process, facilitation and organizational skills.

Participate in team meetings and perform related duties as assigned.

Location UNH, Durham, NH
Required Qualifications

Acceptable Minimum Level of Education:
Bachelor’s

Acceptable Minimum Years of Experience: 2 years

Other Minimum Qualifications
1. Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline, education or human services and two years of experience in work related to administering educational programs.
2. Ability to work a flexible schedule (some nights and weekends) and to travel extensively around the county and occasionally across the state.
3. Effective human relations and communication skills.
4. Computer skills

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
FTE 0.5
Salary Information

$20-$22/hour depending on qualifications and experience. Non-benefited position.

This position is county-funded in part. Employment is contingent on continued funding.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ASP0130FY18
Open Date 02/01/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.

Special Instructions to Applicants

20 hours per week with occasional evening or weekend assignments.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. (3) Professional References Contact Info
Optional Documents