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University of Illinois Extension is a statewide network of professionals dedicated to creating local community impact and statewide transformation. We do this by translating research and knowledge into practical programs for Illinois residents. Our programs target youth and adults, individuals and families, as well as business owners and community leaders.

Our staffing needs are diverse, but we often have openings for those with an interest in education, agriculture, environmental stewardship, foods and nutrition, and community development. And we are always on the lookout for those individuals gifted in office administration, program planning, IT, and communications! 

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Extension Program Coordinator (4-H) - Unit 19, Toledo

The Extension Program Coordinator, 4-H Youth Development supports the promotion, expansion, and implementation of University of Illinois Extension 4-H Youth Development Programs in the schools and communities.

Everything we do is designed to improve the quality of life of the people in the state of Illinois, across the nation, and around the world. We discover, develop, translate, and disseminate knowledge to address societal concerns and train the next generation of experts and leaders in a way that empowers them to expand the boundaries of science to higher levels of understanding and influence.

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduation or GED
Any one or any combination that equals four (4) years/ 48 months of responsible volunteer or professional work experience in coordinating educational and/or community programs or activities
Volunteer/work experience coordinating educational and/or community programs or activities
College coursework in any field of study
60 semester hours equals two (2) years (24 months)
90 semester hours equals three (3) years (36 months)
120 semester hours or more equals four (4) years (48 months)

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The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illininois.edu/EEO.

To view more job opportunities for Illinois Extension, visit the current openings on our state page.

 

 

Current Classification: Clerical – Extra Help

Location: Coles and Cumberland Counties (Position will be housed in Coles (Mattoon, IL) and Cumberland (Toledo, IL) Counties)

This position will assist with office coverage when full-time Office Support personnel are absent or when special projects/circumstances arise in the Coles and/or Cumberland County offices. The work schedule will vary weekly and will be scheduled as needed. Duties include answering phone calls, assisting walk-ins, data entry, setting up/cleaning rooms, and other duties as assigned. 

To Apply

• Please e-mail your resume, cover letter, and three references to mcclusk2@illinois.edu.

For further information about the position or questions about the application process, please contact search chair Jessie McClusky at mcclusk2@illinois.edu or 217-333-4375.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illininois.edu/EEO.

To view more job opportunities for Illinois Extension, visit the current openings on our state page.