This position is located on the UNH campus in Durham, New Hampshire, however is responsible for statewide support in the area of agriscience animal science. The 4-H agriscience field specialist is responsible for the development of the N.H. 4-H agriscience pathway with a focus on animal science, providing leadership in determining needs; establishing priorities; and developing, marketing, implementing and evaluating programs. The pathway includes the essential content-focused touchpoints throughout the 4-H programming year and academic and career development opportunities in agriscience technology and sciences.
Program development must include strategies to engage youth and families experiencing poverty, instability, disabilities, cultural differences and/or other barriers to participation. As a member of the science education area of expertise (AoE) team, the field specialist will collaborate with Extension colleagues from other AoEs (e.g., leadership development and healthy living), other Extension program teams (e.g., food and agriculture, natural resources), and with university departments (e.g., agriculture, nutrition and food systems), to develop/identify these content touchpoints and career development opportunities. As a member of the 4-H state office team, the field specialist will provide additional hands-on support of statewide programming. For more information, visit UNH Extension Seeks a Field Specialist, 4-H AgriScience Animal Science | Extension