Small Farms Community Educator, Bilingual English/Hmong – Sacramento, CA, Job ID 59973
Date Posted: January 24, 2024
Closing Date: Until Filled
The Community Education Specialist 2 will perform the full range of program implementation duties. Incumbent will be responsible for the coordination, management, and delivery of education to community members through direct education. This includes training, guiding, and supporting farmers with education, information and resources; evaluating program implementation; collecting and compiling enrollment, documentation, and evaluation data from participants; and writing reports in compliance with funding requirements.
Incumbent will build and maintain an informal network of partners, align special education projects with UC approved curricula and educational materials, develop news releases and news articles, and maintain subject matter competence.
This position's primary focus will be on conducting, managing, and evaluating an education and extension program.
The Small Farms Community Educator will coordinate county-based outreach and training efforts to increase extension support for underserved farmers. Working under the general direction of the county-based Small Farms Advisor, the Small Farms Community Educator will develop, plan, promote and deliver bilingual extension and education programming. In particular, this individual will help extend training on soil health and organic agriculture. Additionally, they will work to build community, evaluate the program conduct needs assessments, and strategize the planning for outreach and extension efforts in the assigned counties.
This position is a contract appointment that is 100% fixed, and ends two years from date of hire with the possibility of extension if funding permits.
Pay Scale: $21.89/hour to $29.12/hour
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 Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
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