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UNH Extension Seeks Field Specialist, 4-H Workforce Readiness

This position is located at UNH Cooperative Extension’s Hillsborough County office in Goffstown, New Hampshire, however is responsible for statewide support in the area of workforce readiness.

The 4-H workforce readiness field specialist is responsible for the development of the N.H. 4-H WorkLife pathway with a focus on preparing youth for their next steps as members of the workforce and their communities. The 4-H workforce readiness field specialist provides 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 a multitude of industries and fields.

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 leadership development area of expertise (AoE) team, the field specialist will collaborate with Extension colleagues from other AoEs (e.g., science development and healthy living), other Extension program teams (Community and Economic Development, Food and Agriculture, Natural Resources, Health & Well-being), and with university departments (e.g., Paul College of Business and Economics,  College of Health and Human Services, College of Life Sciences and Agriculture), to develop/identify 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. This position will have occasional night and weekend programmatic responsibilities over the course of each month.

For more information, visit UNH Extension Seeks a Field Specialist, 4-H Workforce Readiness | Extension

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