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The 4-H Programming Specialist is an administrative, professional, faculty position and reports to the State 4-H Program Leader. Working in collaboration with other State 4-H Faculty, this position provides assistance in leading and delivering 4-H educational programs that meet the needs of Virginia's Youth. The 4-H Programming Specialist will be responsible for providing leadership, including resource development, for program design, delivery, and evaluation with a primary focus on youth program quality and curriculum/resource development. The 4-H Programming Specialist will work in the State 4-H Office on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA.
Earned doctorate in Education, Extension Education, Family and Child Development, Higher Education Administration, Leadership, Youth Program Management, Curriculum and Instructional Design or related discipline required. Extension experience working with youth development programs, particularly 4-H; Demonstrated leadership abilities and experience; Management experience; Extensive program development; and excellent communication and organizational skills are required.
Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated success in the publishing process and with significant youth program evaluation experience.
Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth's most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $513 million. The university fulfil...ls its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.
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