The Department of 4-H Youth Development of Rutgers Cooperative Extension at Rutgers University invites applications for a full time, calendar year, tenure track faculty position at the rank of County Agent III (equivalent to Assistant Professor).
The position will provide leadership to a comprehensive research-based youth development educational program for Salem County youth, grades K-13 (one year out of high school). Assess local needs to design, implement and evaluate relevant 4-H youth development programs, including those that support a strong 4-H club base. In collaboration with community agencies and organizations, develop strategies and maximize effectiveness of culturally relevant educational programs utilizing a variety of delivery modes.
This includes recruitment, screening, training, supervision and evaluation of volunteers; program marketing and public relations; supervision of paid staff; securing grants, contracts, and other alternate funding streams to expand/enhance educational programs; and creation and support of needs-based programs that target under-served audiences. Expected to actively participate in appropriate departmental, Rutgers Cooperative Extension, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, University and County administrative functions. Expected to establish an outstanding program, the merits of which will lead to regional and/or national recognition.