University of Vermont

Human Resource Services and Operations

Outreach Specialist

Outreach Specialist—Job Standard

Job Family: Specialized
Job Code: 4351
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Union Status:

This job standard may be part of one or more career progressions.

Job Overview

Assist in or develop, coordinate and implement primarily externally focused community services, programs, and educational projects in support of University outreach.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Assist in or develop, coordinate and implement primarily externally focused community services, programs, and educational projects in support of University outreach; use judgment in prioritizing work; assist in or develop and implement service, program, or project objectives, processes, and procedures within area guidelines;  implement initiatives designed to provide community educational opportunities and enrichment, promote the University's academic mission, and stimulate public interest and support; assist in needs assessment and evaluating outcomes and make recommendations to enhance services and ensure compliance with University standards and external regulations.

Provide consultation services to and collaborate with internal and external constituents, local community resources, and agencies to promote information exchange; may organize special events, workshops, or activities and facilitate outcomes in support of and beneficial to targeted audiences, faculty, and special interest groups based on a thorough knowledge and understanding of University and external policies, procedures, and guidelines.

Provide information and collaborate with internal and external constituents to ensure consistency; serve as a representative at University activities and provide information specific to area of expertise based on a general knowledge and understanding of University policies and procedures.
Create promotional and instructional materials, specialized publications, related communications, and documentation; assist in providing content for grant proposals; prepare summaries and project reports; oversee maintenance of files and contractual agreements; monitor related budgets; use standard and specialized software applications.

May provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.

Minimum Qualifications 

Education and experience equivalent to:

Bachelor's degree in a related or specialized field and one to three years' related experience required. 

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