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PROGRAM COORDINATOR, 4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

at Gila River Indian Community

Posted: 11/7/2019
Job Reference #: 20076-1
Keywords: office

Job Description

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Job Title: Program Coordinator, 4-H Youth Development

Closing Date: 11/21/2019
DEADLINE: Attach any required documents, i. e., Transcripts, Certificates, diploma and Motor Vehicle
Record, to your online application by midnight on the closing date. Late Applications or documents will not
be considered
Job Number: 20-076
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Department: Gila River Indian Irrigation & Drainage District

City: Sacaton, AZLocations: 192 S. "A" Street
Area of Interest: Irrigation
Salary Type: DOE
Salary/ Hourly Rate: $51,874 Salary
Tribal Driving Permit Required: YesDISTINGUSIHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:The Program Coordinator, 4-H Youth Development plans, teaches, and evaluates educational programs that
support the positive development of youth, especially in the areas of leadership, interpersonal and citizenship
skills. The incumbent will collaborate to create and support an integrated and vibrant 4-H Youth Development
Program that meets the unique and changing needs of the youth and adult volunteer audience of the Gila River
Indian Community. This will include conducting informal adult education programs on the production and
marketing of irrigated crops in the Gila River Indian Community. The programs will include both traditional and
potential new crops. The Program Coordinator, 4-H Youth Development will use localized information to
developed on-farm applied research and ?eld demonstrations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Develop and lead a comprehensive curriculum-based youth development program including six of the
following seven curriculum areas: (1) Animal Science, (2) Communications and Expressive Arts, (3) Family
and Consumer Sciences, (4) Health, (5) Leadership, (6) Natural Resources, (7) Science, Engineering, &
Technology.Support the overall of?ce operation by having input on support staff evaluation, budget, as well as other
of?ce-wide responsibilities and services, Will be the lead person in operational areas as needed which include
providing training and supervision of support staff.Provide programs that are research based, designed for diverse audiences, and which include a variety of
educational delivery methods, Provide evaluation components based on consecutive learning and
demonstrated behavioral change.Generate and utilize evaluation data on programming to document and publicize accomplishments.Exhibit and promote teamwork within the organization at county, district, and state level. Act as a mentor and
contribute to the professional development of all agents.Conduct needs assessments and develops program priorities by working with Gila River Farms, local
agricultural producers, and funding agencies.Report team and individual accomplishments in a timely manner to immediate supervisor.Provide latest research based information in a customer friendly manner to clientele.Network and build relationships among diverse groups and individuals to market and support the program.
Perform other related duties as assigned.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:Knowledge of planning and organizing educational programs.Knowledge of animal science, family and consumer sciences, natural resources, and science, engineering &
technology.Knowledge of agriculture and irrigation practices.Knowledge of of?ce operation and office practices.Ability to create and monitor a budget.Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.Ability to network with farmers, producers, and agencies to support the program.Ability to teach and present information.Ability to evaluate data and publicize accomplishments.Ability to conduct assessments and develop programs based on the assessments.Ability to work effectively with a team.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community Of?cials
and the general public.Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position, agree to maintain a Drug-free workplace.REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related 4-H program discipline (Science,
Agriculture, Health, or Civic Services), or a closely related field and two (2) years’ experience coordinating
and/or administrating programs such as youth programming, teaching, volunteer management, or closely
related experience, OrAssociate’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related 4-H program discipline (Science,
Agriculture, Health, or Civic Services), or a closely related field and four (4) years’ experience coordinating
and/or administrating programs such as youth programming, teaching, volunteer management, or closely
related experience, OrHigh School diploma or GED and six (6) years’ experience coordinating and/or administrating programs such
as youth programming, teaching, volunteer management, or closely related experience.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Required to pass a background check and f1ngerprint clearance as a condition of employment and must
continue to maintain throughout duration of employment. Background checks are required for positions that
involve regular contact with or control over Community Children in accordance with The Indian Child
Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act, 25 US. C. Sections 3201 through 3210 and C.F.R. Part 63
and positions that have regular contact with the Elderly.Required to obtain a Tribal Driving permit. Valid state driver’s license with a current proof of driving record
for the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving record must
be submitted with application and must not be more than 60 days old from the date of submission of
the application.Non-Supervisory, Salaried Position
Reports to General Manager or designee

BENEFITS INFORMATION:

- Medical - EPO or PPO Self-Funded Plan utilizing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Network
- Prescription Program

- Dental - Plan is provided through CIGNA with no deductible for preventive services or $50 (individual)/ $150
(family) deductible for basic and major services

- Vision - plan bene?ts are provided through SightCare of Arizona and carry a $10 co-pay for exams, zero co-
pay

- Life and AD&D - We offer voluntary or supplemental life insurance for Employee & Dependents through
METLIFE Group Insurance. GRIC pays the full cost for your Basic Life and AD&D.Other Voluntary Benefits -

- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)° Short Term Disability

- Long Term Disability

- Employee Assistance Program

- 12 Paid Holidays

- Vacation Leave

- Sick LeavePreference in ?lling vacancies is given to quali?ed Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference
Act (Title 25, US. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to achieving
the full and equal opportunity without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, Sex, National Origin,
Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila River
Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.If you are claiming Preference in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the
required documentation to the completed Employment Application.Preference for Community Members (with proof of enrollment)Preference for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of a federally recognized Tribe.)
Preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment)Preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)

HUMAN RESOURCES WILL NOT MAKE COPIES OF APPLICATIONS OR DOCUMENTS BEING
SUBMITTED.

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www.gilariver.org

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