The Extension Family and Community Health Program is seeking a Parenting Education Outreach Coordinator. This is a full-time 1.00 FTE, 12-month, professional faculty position.
The Outreach Coordinator will work as a parenting education mentor coach as part of an expanding professional development system of support for the parenting educator workforce. Responsibilities will include: participation in and facilitation of evidence-based and culturally responsive train-the-facilitator parenting education programs, serving as a mentor coach for facilitation skill-building/professional growth and resource for parenting educators to address questions related to programming (e.g., fidelity, adaptation, cultural responsiveness), facilitate communities of practice for parenting educators (including communities of practice specific to Black, Indigenous, Latine, and/or other people of color communities), co-coordinate ongoing training opportunities for parenting educators, develop and implement professional development trainings, workshops, and resources based on community need.
The Hallie Ford Center for Healthy Children & Families promotes a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to research and outreach. The mission of the Center is to promote healthy children and families by facilitating high quality research, translating research into practice, and building the capacity of families, service providers and communities. The Center is organized into four research cores devoted to the following areas: Healthy Development in Early Childhood, Healthy Development for Youth and Young Adults, Healthy Lifestyles and Obesity Prevention in Children and Families, and Parenting and Family Life. The organizational structure of the Center includes the Endowed Director and four Core Directors. Core Directors are tenured faculty members who provide leadership to work groups comprised of multidisciplinary teams of faculty with compatible research interests. Website: http://health.oregonstate.edu/hallie-ford
Typically requires Bachelor's Degree in field relevant to program focus. May require certification or licensure as appropriate to the position.
● Bachelor's degree in HDFS, education, psychology, public health or related field.
● Knowledge of child development, parenting, and family relationships.
● Demonstrated experience facilitating three or more parenting education series.
● Demonstrated ability to communicate and address issues of cultural competence, equity, and inclusion in personal or professional settings.
● Demonstrable organizational skills including ability to manage multiple tasks, coordinate with a diverse group of individuals, prioritize duties, and work independently.
● Ability to communicate proficiently (written and spoken) in English and Spanish.
● Experience in developing and facilitating outreach, educational programs, or professional development trainings for adult learners.
Demonstrated skill to use computers for word processing, data management, and communications to include software programs such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Adobe Acrobat, or equivalent programs.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030 et seq. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the motor vehicle check requirement.
This position can be based anywhere in Oregon with remote access to participate in virtual meetings with the OSU-OPEC team as well as parenting educators and partners around the state. Travel will be required to OSU campus as well as to off-campus sites, events, meetings, etc. around the state using a personal vehicle as duties consist of a combination of office and field work.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with training, education, and experience.
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