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VCE Program Assistant - York/Poquoson

Agriculture / Life Science

Yorktown

VCE Program Assistant - York/Poquoson

  • 524288
  • Yorktown, Virginia, United States, 23690
  • Southeast District Coop. Extension
  • Agriculture / Life Science
  • Hourly Wage/Part-Time
  • Virginia Tech University

Job Description

The program assistant will contribute to educational programming for Virginia Cooperative Extension. The program assistant will collaborate with other VCE employees and partners to deliver and conduct educational programming, volunteer coordination and other services to support the needs of youth and adults in York County and The City of Poquoson.

They will assist in planning, organizing, scheduling, and conducting 4-H training for youth (5-19) and adult volunteer leaders by providing them with program ideas and materials related to the locally defined needs of 4-H. Develop, market, implement and evaluate a variety of horticultural programs, for recruiting, training, and managing the volunteers serving in the Extension Master Gardener (EMG) Program, and for handling inquiries from the public regarding horticulture, gardening, entomology and 4-H.

Required Qualifications

Ability to relate effectively with young people and adults form diverse backgrounds. Knowledge and experience in education or in the 4-H program area and horticulture. Knowledge of the interests and behaviors of 4-H and EMG program participants. Skill in planning a variety of programs for the target audiences. The ability to manage adult volunteers to produce local programs. Experience in the use of standard office equipment. Ability to work independently.
Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate effectively (including written): excellent phone etiquette. Ability to adhere to time schedules and work flexible hours. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, citizens and the general public. Requires willingness to learn new skills; ability to work with diverse populations and attention to details.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with program management/coordination, positive youth development, volunteer coordination and creative thinking. Previous experience in a K-12 environment.

Graduation from a two year college or vocational/technical school with course emphasis in human relations and/or youth development or other relevant subject matters and experience in program planning; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Pay Band

3

Appointment Type

Restricted

Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date

February 2, 2023

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Megan Tierney at megank@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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