Community Education Specialist 1/2 (Tulare/Kings County)
Date Posted: November 30, 2017
Closing Date: December 14, 2017
This position is being advertised as either a Community Education Specialist 1 or 2 depending on the level of experience of the hired applicant.
If the applicant is hired as a CES 1, they will be hired n a learning role. More of their duties will be direct education and there will be less outreach, and evaluation for the first year of the job. If the applicant is hired as a CES 2, duties would include providing leadership, mentoring to interns staff, and CES 1 staff. As well as actively promoting policy, system and environmental changes at educational sites. After one year of successful performance as a CES 1, the individual will be eligible to be reclassified up to a CES 2.
The Community Education Specialist will perform the full range of program implementation duties. Incumbent will be responsible for the coordination, management, and delivery of education to community based adults and/or youth. This includes training, guiding, and supporting volunteer extenders with education information and resources; evaluating program implementation; collecting and compiling enrollment, documentation, and evaluation data from volunteer extenders and 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 to promote policy, systems, and environmental changes and assist with building and executing social media strategy for qualifying sites in two counties.
This position will end on 9/30/2019, extension beyond this date contingent upon funding.
This position will promote, in all ways consistent with other responsibilities of the position, the affirmative action goals established by the Division.