4-H Program Assistant

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Classification:Temporary Clerical Seasonal
Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 75 (38% GeoDiff)
Work type:Temporary
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF School of Nat Res & Extension
Location: Bethel
Categories: Education/Instructional, Office/Clerical, Other

Position Summary:

The Program Assistant will co-lead 4-H after-school clubs and serve as a contact person for participants and families. In this position, you will guide and support 4-H members with club and project work.


20OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES -Communicate with parents and team on sensitive matters. -Prepare correspondence and articles for the 4-H newsletter, online presence and local media. -Work with volunteers during club activities. -Participate in staff training and conferences. -Administer 4H registration using various means. -Data entry as needed.Essential
80PROGRAM DELIVERY -Conduct training using existing materials or provide assistance to others in the development and/or preparation of training courses or programs. -Maintain records and files relating to training and development activities within a program. -Assist with K-12 programming activities and events for school age participants. -Be familiar with existing 4-H curriculum and curriculum needs of rural communities. -Supervise members attending the program and promote safety and respect among all participants. -Daily delivery of the meal program, counts and reporting. -Maintain head count, collect and monitor member registration and fees. -Assist members with homework help.Essential


Knowledge of training principles, equipment and materials.
Basic computer skills including MS Office, GoogleSuite, database entry, social media and internet navigation.
Ability to gather information for course/training development.
Communicate effectively.
Use small group facilitation tools.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Skilled at providing excellent customer service.
Excellent customer service skills.
Must be able to work evenings, weekends and flexible hours.
Ability to do a variety of activities like crafts, sewing, cooking, recreation, games, computer and art projects.


6 months or more experience working with children grades K-12
6 months - one year office or administrative experience.
Cross-cultural experience


High school diploma or GED
Complete 4H Leader training (post-hire)
CPR/First Aid Certification (current or within 30 days after hire)
Valid Driver’s License.

This is a full-time, Temp Grade 75, minimum $22.29 hourly. This is an open until filled recruitment with the initial application review taking place on October 8, 2020.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination


Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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