Tag: Leadership

4-H Program Coordinator – Local Job Opportunity!

The Post Rock Extension District is enhancing our team! We are currently accepting applications for two part time 4-H Program Coordinators. Each 4-H Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and managing the 4-H program in Mitchell and Lincoln Counties, respectively. Additionally, the professionals will contribute to extending a comprehensive positive youth development program across the extension district.

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in your community? 4-H Program Coordinators play a valuable role on our dynamic extension team. Contact your local Post Rock District office or visit www.postrock.k-state.edu for responsibilities, qualifications and application procedure. Application deadline: 2/5/2020. K-State Research and Extension is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Background check required.

By: Nora Rhoades

Livestock Production Extension Agent – We’re Hiring!

K-State Research and Extension is currently accepting applications for a Livestock Production Agent to serve the Post Rock District. Extension agents are community based faculty of Kansas State University who make a difference by connecting community needs with university resources.

While enhancing the strong tradition of agriculture, this position will extend the mission of K-State Research and Extension. The professional will provide primary leadership for the development and implementation of research-based educational programs for livestock production, including but not limited to: breed and species selection and management, nutrition, livestock facilities, animal identification, marketing, best management practices and sustainable production techniques.

See www.ksre.ksu.edu/jobs for responsibilities, qualifications, and application procedure. Application deadline: 02/16/20. K-State Research and Extension is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Background check required.By: Nora Rhoades

Family Resource Management Extension Agent – We are Hiring!

K-State Research and Extension is currently accepting applications for a Family Resource Management Agent to serve the Post Rock District. Extension agents are community based faculty of Kansas State University who make a difference by connecting community needs with university resources.

This position will extend the mission of K-State Research and Extension Family and Consumer Sciences with a focus on family resource management. The professional will provide primary leadership for the development and implementation of research-based educational programming to support successful families and the systems that serve them in communities. Programs may include but are not limited to: financial planning and management, Medicare and insurance education, consumer decision-making, lifestyle and business transition planning, entrepreneurship, and home management to promote independent living.

See www.ksre.ksu.edu/jobs for responsibilities, qualifications, and application procedure. Application deadline: 02/16/20. K-State Research and Extension is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Background check required.

By: Nora Rhoades

Rhoades to Serve as Post Rock District Director

Nora Rhoades has been named the Post Rock District Director, effective December 15, 2019. She will also serve as the Youth Development Extension Agent overseeing a comprehensive positive youth development program for the District. You can reach Nora by contacting any Post Rock District Office or by emailing nrhoades@ksu.edu.

Nora has served our five counties as a Family and Youth Development Extension Agent since 2014. Prior to that appointment, she served as a Post Rock District 4-H Program Coordinator. Nora lives in northern Smith County with her husband, Wyatt, and their three sons, Ty, Rence and Eldon. Wyatt operates a hay farm and cattle operation.

Nora is thrilled to continue serving K-State Research and Extension’s Post Rock District through her administrative leadership and by extending her passion for developing tomorrow’s difference makers.

Follow Post Rock Extension on Facebook as we work to fill other professional positions in the Post Rock District.

By: Nora Rhoades

We’re Hiring!

K-State Research and Extension is accepting applications for a District Director to serve the Post Rock District. The director will serve as the administrative leader of the district’s extension programmi and communities across Kansas.ng giving leadership to budget and fiscal operations, personnel management of local staff, and overall program development and delivery.

Additionally, the professional will have Extension Agent responsibilities, as the district’s 4-H Youth Development Agent. Extension agents are professional educators who serve as a link between Kansas State University

Offices are located in Beloit, Lincoln, Mankato, Osborne, and Smith Center, KS; primary office is negotiable. Application deadline: 11/13/19. K-State Research and Extension is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Background check required.

Learn more about this career opportunity at https://www.ksre.k-state.edu/jobs/. Make a difference in our communities and join our passionate, purposeful, and innovative team!

By: Nora Rhoades

Join the 4-H Family!

4-H is a community of young people across Kansas engaged in learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. Caring adults who support our programs are essential for youth to achieve their potential. Adults can share guidance, knowledge and wisdom, as well as model respect and provide skills training. Contact your local extension office to learn about how youth can join 4-H and how you can get involved making a difference as an adult volunteer!

4-H is a nationwide program. Each of the four H’s of the clover represent ways youth can grow and develop.

  • Head, critical thinking, problem solving;
  • Heart, self-discipline, integrity, communication;
  • Hands, serving others; and
  • Health, choosing healthy lifestyles.

By: Nora Rhoades

Better Brains for Babies Train-the-Trainer ─ Register soon!

Train-the-Trainer
Experience for E
arly Childhood Professionals
February 27, 2019 in Beloit, KS
Complete details at www.postrock.k-state.edu
Register by February 20th!

The mission of the Better Brains for Babies initiative is to improve the potential of young children by promoting the use of early brain development research in everyday life experiences. Better Brains for Babies is a collaboration of national, state and local, public and private organizations dedicated to promoting awareness and education about the importance of early brain development in the healthy growth and development of infants and young children. The initiative began in Georgia, and has become available to Kansas professionals through a partnership between University of Georgia Extension and K-State Research and Extension.

Train-the-trainer participants will learn about brain development, adult-child interactions, toxic stress, and other elements of young child development. After completing the training, attendees will be eligible to disseminate information on early brain development throughout their communities. The Better Brains for Babies curriculum is a tool which provides a clear and consistent science-based message about the impact of early brain development on children’s overall growth and development. To learn more, visit www.bbbgeorgia.org.

By:  Nora Rhoades