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Colorado State University Extension Program Coordinator, Mineral County in Fort Collins, Colorado

Classification Title Temporary Hourly

Employment Category Temporary

Is this an Hourly position? Yes

Work Hours/Week 0-40

Overtime Eligible? Yes

Position Location Creede, CO 81130

Description of Work Unit

We are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff and providing culturally responsive programs and services. Therefore, we encourage responses from people of all backgrounds and abilities. We invite you to review Colorado State University’s Principles of Community ( that guide our mission and vision of access, teaching, service and engagement.

CSU Extension, a division of the Office of Engagement & Extension, is a major component of the University’s outreach. Extension is dedicated to serving current and future needs of Coloradans by providing educational information and programs across the state. To learn more about Extension, visit:

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Position Summary

This person will be the local presence of CSU Extension in Mineral County and the link between Area Extension Agents and Mineral County youth and families in delivering Extension programming.

Position Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED .

  • Ability to respond to the needs of diverse audiences through adaptable written and verbal communication methods.

  • Exhibits organizational skills and ability to prioritize.

  • Demonstrated basic computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications.

  • Personal or professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by persistent effort, active planning, allocation of resources and/or accountability for diversity outcomes.

  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems.

  • Appreciation and understanding of rural communities and an interest in working with people in a rural environment to address critical issues.

  • Detailed knowledge of the Mineral County Community and Residents.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Any additional education course work.

  • Experience with 4-H or other Extension programs.

  • Skilled in self-motivation and ability to manage variable and flexible schedule.

  • Resident of Mineral County.

    Working Title Extension Program Coordinator, Mineral County

    Posting Number 202100487T

    Department Peaks and Plains Region

    Salary Range $16.00 - $18.00 per hour

    Employee Benefits

Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for temporary employees in the following University benefit area:

Close Date 08/09/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, all materials must be received directly at no later than 11:59 PM Mountain Time on Monday, August 9, 2021. Please submit the following to apply:

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter – Addressing why you are interested in the position.

  • Special Required Document – Statement (no more than 2 pages) of how you meet all applicable “Minimum” and “Preferred” Qualifications.

  • List 2-3 personal and 2-3 professional references: name, title, organization, relationship, contact phone, and contact email.

For questions regarding the program, the position, qualifications, or job duties please contact Larry Brown, Area Extension Director of the San Luis Valley Area, at (719) 852-7381 or

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity ( is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715,

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

Personal or professional commitment to diversity and inclusion as demonstrated by persistent effort, active planning, allocation of resources and/or accountability for diversity and inclusion outcomes.

Essential Job Duties

Job Duty Category Youth Development Program Planning, Development, and Delivery


  • Teach and develop 4-H members life and leadership skills.

  • Coordinator physical, emotional, and social wellbeing practices into programing.

  • Inclusion and engagement of diverse, underrepresented, and underserved youth.

  • Recruit 4-H Members and Volunteer Leaders.

  • Enroll 4-H Members and Leaders using 4-H On-Line computer enrollment.

  • Implement In-School and After-School Extension youth development programs.

  • Assist Volunteers complete back-ground checks and required training.

  • Assist with local and State Fair entries, delivery, and retrieval.

  • Coordinate 4-H community activities.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Note: % of job assigned to this duty may be changed as the program develops.

Percentage Of Time 85%

Job Duty Category Family, Business, Community Development, and Health Education


  • Continual, informal, family and community needs assessment.

  • Attend County Commission meetings and Extension Staff meetings.

  • Communicate family and community needs to Extension Agents.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Note: % of job assigned to this duty may be changed as the program develops.

Percentage Of Time 15%

Minimum References Required 4

Maximum References Required 6

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

  • Special Required Documentation

    Optional Documents