The Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) in Coshocton county, will provide overall leadership to FCS programming targeted to local and area needs; work collaboratively with the team of Extension professionals to provide FCS programming within the area and state; give leadership to proactive program development in the broad areas of FCS including: health, food and nutrition, consumer sciences including financial education, and human/family development and relationships; collaborate with appropriate agencies and organizations to provide proactive educational programming for individuals, families, agencies, organizations, and businesses; utilize formal and non-formal needs assessment techniques and secondary data to identify and prioritize needs and measure impacts of programming; convene advisory committee(s) composed of community leaders and program users to assist in assessing needs and evaluating outcomes; utilize a variety of education program delivery methods and teaching techniques including distance education, electronic media, newsletters, individual and group meetings, demonstrations, and capacity-building to accomplish educational goals and to reach target audiences; ensure diversity among potential clientele and learners, and equal access to programs and facilities without regard to age, race, creed, color, handicap, sex, sexual orientation, developmental disability, national origin, marital status, arrest, or non-program related conviction record; deliver recommendations and education using the latest research-based information; conduct applied research as needed to expand the knowledge base and develop educational publications; research diverse audiences and age groups; seek grants and contracts for OSU Extension FCS educational programs and interdisciplinary efforts to expand programming offered to clientele or to reach new audiences; provide a minimum of 25% statewide specialization in the area of FCS to the area, region, and state Extension professionals; work collaboratively with Extension Educators in all other program areas (Agriculture & Natural Resources, 4-H Youth Development, and Community Development), where interdisciplinary efforts are needed to meet broad issues or carry out major programming efforts; develop community support and recognition for SNAP-Ed (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education) once convened, including program, policy, system, and environmental change components; develop volunteers and their leadership skills; provide opportunities to serve as spokespersons advocating for OSU Extension and as key leaders in train-the-trainer efforts; network and collaborate with other agencies, organizations, and individuals in the community, area, and state.
Position is located in Coshocton, Ohio.
An earned Master's degree at the time of hire is required with at least one degree in Family and Consumer Sciences or closely related area and with appropriate course work (examples are: Human Development/Family Science, Community Nutrition, Family Financial Management, Social Work/Counseling). Screening interviews for selected candidates will be held on February 13, 2018 in Columbus, OH.
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