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4-H Animal & Equine Science Community Education Specialist 3 – Davis, CA, Job ID 38570

Location: UC ANR - Davis

Date Posted: July 14, 2022
Closing Date: Until Filled

Under the supervision of the 4-H State Director, this position is responsible to manage and lead statewide educational programs in the areas of animal and equine science and related educational content. Provide programmatic and content expertise and consult with program staff, including county-based academic advisors, program representatives and campus-based academics and staff in the areas of animal and equine science; interpret University and ANR policies as they apply to these focus areas; research alternatives for expansion of the program in content and audience and develop recommendations; provide leadership to enhance statewide programmatic efforts; oversee 4-H educational development projects, extended learning opportunities, and coordination of animal and equine science education. Partner with collaborators to assist in developing education materials related to animal and equine science grounded in positive youth development and ensure strong educational components are present in local, sectional, state, and national events. Ensure consistent educational programs with a focus on positive youth development at events throughout the state. Work with committees providing expertise and guidance to program staff and volunteers related to animal and equine science education in the delivery of programs. Provide guidance and act as a resource to 4-H volunteer leaders throughout the state related to the 4-H field days, public speaking opportunities, fairs, and national events. 

The CES 3 will assist with animal and equine science project and grant management including budget management, project recordkeeping and evaluation, and required reporting. Incumbent has a high degree of autonomy in assisting in developing the program to meet the diverse needs of youth and communities.

This position is a career appointment that is 100% fixed.

Salary: $45,000.00/yr. to 62,600.00/yr.

This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.

The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check. This is a designated position requiring a background check and may require fingerprinting due to the nature of the job responsibilities.  UC ANR does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees.  (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)  Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

To apply, please visit:

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If you are a current employee of our organization please use the following link instead: https://ucpath.universityofcalifornia.edu/peoplesoft-native/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_EMP.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&SiteId=18&FOCUS=Employee&JobOpeningId=38570&PostingSeq=1