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Community Education Specialist 3 – Ventura, CA, Job ID 41763

County Location: Ventura County

Date Posted: August 26, 2022
Closing Date: Until Filled

The Master Gardener Program Coordinator (CES 3) manages the day-to-day operations of the program under the supervision of the Environmental Horticulture Advisor and in coordination with the Statewide Master Gardener Program. The MG Program Coordinator is responsible for recruiting, coordinating and facilitating the training of volunteers, including guiding and supporting volunteers with continuing education, information and resources; evaluating program implementation outputs and impacts; collecting and compiling enrollment, documentation and evaluation of data from volunteers and participants; and writing reports in compliance with funding requirements. The CES 3 uses skills as an experienced community educational program management professional to conduct needs assessments and develop new community educational programs. The CES 3 demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for delivering courses and presentations and for program development and improvement, and is fully knowledgeable in course subject matter and volunteer management. The CES 3 will build and maintain a network of community partners, develop news releases and news articles, and maintain subject matter competence. The CES 3 maintains fiscal oversight of the MG program and ensures compliance with statewide program policies and procedures, and effectively resolves conflicts and complaints.

Hourly Salary: $45,000/yr. to $62,600/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.

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