The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension (UNCE) Living With Fire (LWF) Program is recruiting for a full-time Outreach Coordinator, Living With Fire Program. The LWF program is a statewide interagency effort coordinated by UNCE that teaches Nevadans to live more safely in wildfire prone areas. The Outreach Coordinator assists in administering the program and is responsible for enlisting stakeholder involvement, coordinating the completion of project deliverables, distributing materials, records and completes minutes, meeting coordination and implementation of marketing efforts. The community outreach effort includes representing the program at events, transporting program materials and setting up program booths and youth activities, developing and searching for volunteers to assist during outreach events. The successful incumbent communicates effectively with community and program partners and will assist with blogs and other methods of social media website content management. The position will assist with preparing and editing new and continuing grant proposals and accomplishment reports.
High School Graduation and four years of related work experience or an Associate's Degree and three years of related work experience or a Bachelor’s Degree and two years of related work experience or a Master’s Degree and one year of related work experience. Related Experience: in community education programming and outreach, Cooperative Extension programming, community development, program management, education, and/or marketing.
Additional Salary Information: The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, thirty (30) days of sick leave provided upon start date and two (2) days of sick leave accrued per full month after the first year of service, two (2) days of annual leave accrued each full month, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits
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The University of Nevada, Reno – founded in 1874 as Nevada's first institution of higher education – is notable for its enrollment growth in recent years (approaching 22,000 students in Fall 2017); its investment of more than $750 million in advanced labs, residence halls and facilities since 2009; and its status as Nevada’s leading research institution, with expenditures in excess of $106 million in 2017. The University enjoys a Carnegie Classification™ of R2 as a comprehensive, doctoral university with high research activity, offering more than 460 undergraduate and graduate degree, certificate and minor programs. The University is ranked in the top tier of National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, and ranks in the top tier of the WSJ/Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
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