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Program Coordinator (Part Time) (Nogales, AZ)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Program Coordinator (Part Time) (Nogales, AZ)
Department Santa Cruz County Office (1542)
Location County Extensions and Farms
Position Summary

This position will be in Nogales, Arizona and will provide programming for afterschool and in-school 4-H programs, and other 4-H events across the county. Topics may include but are not limited to: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), Mentoring, Healthy Living, and Leadership. The Program Coordinator will work closely with the Assistant Agent for 4 H Youth Development to identify and create opportunities that will impact the lives of more than double our current youth numbers within two years, with a particular focus on reaching new and under-served audiences.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

• Promote and strengthen 4-H Youth programs through 4-H clubs, after school programs, short term/special interest programs, and/or school enrichment efforts.
• Develop and facilitate workshops and meetings; coordinates logistics, scheduling and participant communications.
• Initiate efforts and employ innovative approaches to expand 4-H programs to underserved audiences.
• Evaluate program effectiveness to develop improved methods; devise evaluation methodology and implement; analyze results and recommend and/or take appropriate action.
• Recruit program participants, members and volunteers utilizing most appropriate promotional or marketing methods, such as individual letters, brochures or presentations at meetings.
• Prepare periodic reports, financial statements and records on program activities, progress, status or other special reports for management or outside agencies.
• Effectively communicate verbally, via email, voicemail, and social media as well as in writing and in person.
• Monitor and approve program expenditures ensuring that budget allocations are not overspent.
• Interact and maintain liaison with faculty, staff and outside/community agencies in facilitating program objectives.
• May coordinate, monitor or supervise the activities of subordinates.
• Prepare or assist in preparation of proposal for funding and/or funding continuation from outside sponsors.
• Work evenings and weekends as needed to expand reach.
• Travel in local and surrounding communities and occasional long distance travel is required as a regular part of this position.
• Must be able to perform physical work including, but not limited to, lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.
• There may be additional duties assigned as it relates to this position.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

• Knowledge of issues pertaining to area of assignment.
• Skill in the use of personal computers and software.
• Ability to problem solve and make decisions.
• Training or teaching skills
• Knowledge of organizational and supervisory practices.

Minimum Qualifications

Please see Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications below.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years of administrative/coordinative program experience; OR, six years of progressively responsible administrative coordinative program experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in the classroom or lesson plan writing.
• Experience with the 4-H Youth Development program
• Ability to effectively communicate.
• Bi-lingual English and Spanish, preferred

Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 30
Job Category General
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $15.00 per hour
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S23221
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date 05/22/2017
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Amanda Zamudio

Open Date 05/08/2017
Review Start Date 05/12/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Internal Postings
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years of administrative/coordinative program experience; OR, six years of progressively responsible administrative coordinative program experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents