Extension Clerk Job Description Sample
Extension Educator (Assistant Extension Educator)
Campus/Location:University Park CampusDate Announced:10/05/2017Date Closing:open until filled
Job Number:74934Level/Salary Band:
- 02 – G – Exempt
- 03 – H – Exempt
Work Unit: College of Agricultural SciencesDepartment:Penn State Extension, Butler CountyFull/Part Time:Full–Time
Penn State Extension in Butler County is seeking an individual who will function as a team member of the Penn State Extension 4-H Youth Development Unit working directly with statewide faculty and staff. The individual represents Penn State and the College of Agricultural Sciences in interpreting, applying, and disseminating the latest research findings in Youth Development, Volunteer Management, and Science and Technology.
Major responsibilities will include planning, implementing, conducting and evaluating a broad educational program for youth involved in a wide range of 4-H project curriculum areas and serving as the 4-H program coordinator for Butler County. This individual will also serve on the State 4-H Youth Development Team. This includes maintaining and expanding existing local 4-H club programs, supervision of programs delivered by other professional staff, program assistants, and volunteers, building community collaborations and partnerships, managing and expanding revenue enhancement portfolio, developing volunteer resources, and developing a professional development plan.
Specific program responsibilities include: Provide the expertise to compliment and support the 4-H efforts through individual and team efforts that will expand the Butler County 4-H clubs and other outreach to youth, including school enrichment and camping opportunities. Provide leadership education to volunteers and youth.
Identify opportunities and educational needs of youth in the county and provide age appropriate educational opportunities for those individuals. Develop and expand a countywide 4-H marketing plan to increase public awareness and participation. Ensure that leaders and participating youth comply with state guidelines and adhere to 4-H policies.
Recruit, screen, and train appropriate club leaders and volunteers. Serve as a liaison between clientele and appropriate faculty in the College of Agricultural Sciences, as well as other colleges, institutions of higher education, and outreach partners. Demonstrate competency in operating in a team environment in the 4-H Youth Development Unit with faculty, educators and other staff.
Assist in the development of a statewide educational business plan to support the 4-H unit programming. Develop a unit action plan followed by an accomplishment report. The Educator is responsible for submitting program, administrative, and financial reports as appropriate to the Assistant Director of Programs.
Write and secure grants and develop revenue enhancement strategies to obtain additional resources to initiate new educational programs or enhance ongoing programs. This could be an individual effort or in cooperation with other staff in the unit. Oversee fiscal responsibilities for the Butler County 4-H program.
Use a variety of traditional and new technological delivery methods to develop workshops, seminars, demonstrations, on-line courses and/or other educational strategies to communicate the latest technologies to youth and volunteer leaders. Prepare educational materials that are relevant to and that enhance the educational process for targeted individuals and groups. Use technology, mass media and personal contacts in the delivery and management of high quality extension educational programs.
Ensure that train-the-trainer sessions and resources for 4-H leaders provide them with on-going support, enabling these key volunteers to assist youth in developing record-keeping, communications, decision making, marketing, and problem solving skills. Participate in regional or state 4-H events as appropriate. Ensure compliance with the affirmative action plan.
Through public notification and all reasonable efforts, make all programs accessible to clientele without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Extension Program Leader and Area 4-H Educator. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience.
Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher (Master's degree preferred) or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Preference will be given to candidates who have a degree in youth development, education, animal science education, equine science, or volunteer development and who have 4-H experiences.
Candidate should possess teaching, program development and evaluation skills, and demonstrate positive human relations and effective communication skills necessary to work effectively with youth, parents, leaders, government officials, and the general public. Seeking a self-motivated individual with excellent organizational skills. An interest in computer applications and distance learning technology is desired.
An interest in working with people from diverse backgrounds is required. Must have a valid driver's license and use of a private automobile. Since this position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as part of your job duties, successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks. Candidates must also be willing to work flexible hours.
Italian Or Spanish - Watson Customer Engagement Contract Extension Rep
A digital sales role, focused on maintaining a SaaS Extension rate and revenue base for high velocity IBM clients. Manages an assigned group of customers and provides support, as part of a pooled team, for broader IBM SaaS Extensions/Expansion as needed.
Measures of Success:
Measurements are recurring revenue, contract extensions (CE), and Contract Extension Rates (CER)
Exceed target goals by protecting recurring revenue, improving extension rates, reducing churn and expanding revenue.
Act as the point of contact for assigned clients around extensions, overages, etc… working closely with sales, finance and pricing
Ensure clients have access to the right success Activities; onboarding programs, training, services, support, events etc..
Hold regular and effective communication with the client via email, phone, social media etc.
Defend the client base from competition, demonstrate effective use of heat maps, sales plays, and client health tools.
Maintain client reference-ability and high participation in IBM events (client councils, industry events etc..)
Maintain high productivity by proactively engaging the renewable book of business, addressing potential client sat issues and leveraging resources (e.g. up-line and cross functional management) to help remove roadblocks
Ensure all clients are leveraging all available programs such as : annual upfront billing, auto renew, credit card etc…
Foster collaboration and provide support to the extended IBM sales team to be responsive on SaaS extension questions / issues.
Maintain sales hygiene with accurate and timely forecasting.
Business English fluency - Essential
Client communication confidence
Watson Customer Engagement solutions portfolio understanding
Commitment to Client Success and understanding of SaaS lifecycle
Italien or Spanish Fluent
County Extension Director AND Program Extension Agent II - IV OR Extension Agent II - IV
Cty Ext Dir & Prg Ext Agent II - IV OR Ext Agent II - IV
The Extension Agent track is permanent status-accruing and the Program Extension Agent track is non-permanent status accruing in the Florida Cooperative Extension Service (FCES). The track followed by a successful candidate who does not currently hold permanent status in FCES will be agreed upon by UF and the candidate, and will depend on current position and experience. A successful candidate who currently holds permanent status in FCES will follow the Extension Agent track.
The Florida Cooperative Extension Service is a partnership between state, federal, and county governments that provides quality, relevant education and research-based expertise to foster healthy people, a healthy environment, and a healthy economy. We are the resource that helps educate Floridians to address issues related to agriculture, natural resources, youth development, families and communities.
University of Florida/IFAS Extension and Brevard County seek to fill an Extension Agent position with a self-starting, energetic, team-oriented individual who will also serve as County Extension Director (CED). The educational responsibilities of this agent encompass strong leadership with respect to commercial horticulture. As an educator, you will lead through the design, implementation, and evaluation of educational programming that meet the needs of the county's diverse population. As the CED, you will lead, manage, supervise, coordinate and report on the total county extension program while maintaining, fostering and building effective working relationships with stakeholders, county government, community leaders, private sector clientele, media, government agencies, county residents, and UF/IFAS faculty, staff and extension administration.
You will use resourcefulness, creativity, enthusiasm, and innovation to strengthen current educational programs while reviewing and implementing new policies, maintaining records, assessing risks, communicating and marketing effectively across social media platforms, managing financial resources, and creating educational materials and opportunities for Brevard County.
This role provides the opportunity to make a positive impact in the Brevard County community as you work with extension faculty, staff and stakeholders. You will also collaborate with the District Extension Director and other Southeast CEDs on multi-county projects and serve as a role model to the community.
Candidates will be reviewed as applications are received, but please be aware that interviews might not be scheduled until 4 to 6 weeks after the position closing date.
Current Extension Agents in the Brevard County Office that meet CED qualifications are eligible to apply.
Extension is a partnership between state, federal, and county governments to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public. As such, all partners are involved in the supervision of the office and contribute to the salary and support resources.
The primary goal of Extension is to disseminate the latest knowledge and applicable technologies in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences in order to sustain and enhance the quality of human life. The UF/IFAS mission is accomplished through extension faculty members, scientists, educators, administrative staff, and volunteers working cohesively throughout Florida's 67 counties.
Commensurate with Education and Experience.
A successful candidate will have a master's degree in plant science, horticultural science, or a closely related field with an emphasis on ornamentals and/or turfgrass along with at least 5 years of professional extension experience or equivalent. A flexible schedule that allows for irregular hours is necessary. A valid driver's license as well as national background screening is a requirement of this position.
Previous CED experience or equivalent is preferred. Experience in creating lesson plans, developing instructional materials, and applying teaching methods appropriate for the audience is highly desirable.
Expertise in getting groups to work together for a higher goal, managing competing priorities, and adaptability to handle unexpected situations is a plus for this role. You must be an effective written and verbal communicator, feel comfortable presenting in front of small and large crowds, be able to establish solid partnerships, and find innovative ways to attract new audiences.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Apply through the online UF application system at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/506162 , and attach your Resume or CV, as well as a cover letter that describes how your experience and qualifications have prepared you for this position. Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (Eastern) of the posting end date.
TO COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:
You must submit unofficial copies of all transcripts and/or coursework of your academic degrees. You may attach these as an "other" document, or you may submit to our office as directed below. An unofficial copy is acceptable for the application process, but before you can be hired, IFAS Human Resources must have the official transcript for your highest degree on file.
Also, all applicants must have at least three reference rating forms on file. Reference forms must be less than one year old.
If you have not already done so, please contact your professional/academic references and ask that they complete a reference rating form on your behalf. The form is located at http://personnel.ifas.ufl.edu/ref_form.pdf .
Please also complete and submit the Previous Employment Form (located at http://personnel.ifas.ufl.edu/prev_employment.pdf ).
With the exception of official transcripts, all items submitted by mail must be postmarked no later than the next business day after the position closing date. All documents submitted by fax or email must be received no later than the next business day. If your official transcripts will arrive after the closing date, you must also submit unofficial transcripts by the deadline.
Requested reference forms and transcripts should be submitted to:
Ms. Dana LeCuyer
UF IFAS Human Resources
Faculty Recruitment and Hiring
P O Box 110281
Gainesville, FL 32611-0281
Fax: (352) 392-3226
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/ .
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida's 'Government in the Sunshine' and Public Records Laws. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.
Health Assessment Required:No
Extension Club Director
Extension Club Director
Organization: Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area
Posted by Debbie Armijo - Nov 01, 2017
Posted in Nonprofit Job
Address: Elgin High School Club, 14000 County Line Road , Elgin, TX, 78621
Start Date: Nov 20, 2017
Application Due Date: Nov 20, 2017
POSITION: Extension Club Director (Elgin)
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
HOURS: 40 hours per week (Monday – Friday)
LOCATION: Elgin High School Club, 14000 County Line Road, Elgin, TX 78621
BENEFITS: Health and life insurance offered, vacation and sick time accrual
With the support of the Executive Director, the Extension Club Director directs and manages overall daily operations of the designated Clubhouse. The primary concern is focused on the programs, service delivery, supervision and training of staff, facilities management, budget management, community relations and membership administration for the specified Club. Extension Club Directors leads Clubs that are open less than 700 hours monthly, do not have a summer program of at least 6 weeks in duration programming less than 6 hours per day, supervise less than two full time equivalent (or a number of staff that equal 2 FTEs) and provide Club leadership.
KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):
Provide leadership and direction in establishing programs for the Club. Provide activities and services that prepare youth for success and help create an environment that facilitates achievement of Youth Development Outcomes;
Conduct programs on a necessary basis. Programs should be developed to positively impact youth;
Ensure a safe and healthy environment. Ensure facilities are kept well maintained, equipment and supplies are maintained and any other duties regarding the maintenance and appearance of the Club's external and internal environment;
Responsible for creating and upholding behavior standards for youth as well as creating and upholding consequences and guidance opportunities if behavior standards are not met;
Attend all trainings and meetings as assigned.
Participate in Youth Program Quality (YPQ) assessments process;
Conduct two youth needs and interests surveys per year;
Participate in the National Youth Outcome Initiative survey annual;
Complete a campus needs assessment annually;
Complete the Impact Assessment annually.
Plan, develop, implement and evaluate overall Club programs, services and activities to ensure they meet stated objectives and member needs and interests. Compile regular reports reflecting all activities, attendance and participation in each program;
Meet all grant requirements;
Meet goal membership and average daily attendance numbers;
Create and implement program schedules as assigned;
Review grant requirement form monthly with supervisor;
Meet individually and with supervisory group with supervisor monthly.
Supervise Youth Development Professionals and other part-time staff assigned to the program less than 2 full-time employees or the equivalent;
Support in the training of part-time staff as directed by supervisor.
Manage Club financial resources assisting in the development of annual budgets. Expenditures should be calculated and controlled based on the finalized budget;
Submit purchase orders, receipts and fees within 48 hours of purchase or receipt;
Maintain and review shadow budget monthly with supervisor;
Stay within the confines of your budget;
Ensure administrative and operational systems are in place to maintain the operation of the physical properties and equipment of the Club, including use of facilities by outside groups;
Ensure the Club is always properly maintained for safety and cleanliness for the use by members, volunteers and staff. Oversee any repairs as soon as reported;
Recruit, train, manage, and provide career development opportunities for staff and volunteers. Conduct monthly staff meetings to inform employees of any changes in programming, to receive employee input, etc.;
Perform and submit annual performance reviews for all staff annually by August;
Maintain all databases. All data must be entered by Tuesday for the week prior;
Keep facility safe, clean and well organized.
Develop and maintain partnerships with parents, schools, community leaders, and other outside organizations;
Create a strong presence in the school that you are assigned, if applicable;
Have a positive proactive relationship with the principal and school administration, if applicable, by meeting monthly;
Become an active and participating member of two civic organizations.
Marketing and Public Relations
- Increase visibility of Club development activities and maintain good public relations within the Club and the community.
Valid state driver's license required;
May be required to drive a shuttle bus;
Ability to perform other duties as assigned or requested by supervisor(s);
May be required to work on Saturday or Sunday.
Internal: Maintain daily contact with the Director of Program Services, staff peers, administrative personnel, and/or volunteers for the purpose of exchange of information, to interpret or explain the current organization's mission, discuss current program objectives and standards to be met, discuss any other relevant issues, and provide and/or receive information.
External: Maintain contact with external community groups, schools, parents, and others to assist in resolving problems and to publicize the Club.
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:
Four-year degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience with two years' experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar youth development organization of a minimum of six years work experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar youth development organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people;
Preferred teaching experience within a public school.
Ability to communicate ideas effectively to the public;
Ability to deal effectively with members in all types of situations, including discipline problems;
Working knowledge of budget preparation, control, and management;
Demonstrated ability in working with youth, parents, and community leaders;
Club Directors at sites that provide transportation from a site or school to their Club daily will be required to obtain a Commercial Drivers' License with an air brake endorsement;
For school based sites experience working within a school district.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Must be able to work and interact with youth. Must be able to pick up games, trash, and other items from the floor. Must be able to mop and sweep occasionally.
This information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To Apply: https://goo.gl/N8FyKF
Extension Program Specialist II - Efnep/Fnp Supervisor
The Department of Human Sciences Extension and Outreach with Iowa State University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Extension Program Specialist II for the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) / Family Nutrition Program (FNP) Unit.
The Extension Program Specialist II - EFNEP/FNP Supervisor will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination, training, and supervision of the adult EFNEP and FNP program staff in Black Hawk, Floyd, and Dubuque Counties. In addition to supervision, this staff member will oversee all data collection, entry and reporting, coordinate county partnerships and assist staff with community outreach, engage in monthly conferences with staff to discuss performance, goals, time management, training and record-keeping, strategize for staff and unit performance improvement, oversee hiring and training for staff and serve on county, regional and state committees as required. In addition, this staff member will be expected to attend at least one county Extension Council meeting per year for each county where their supervisees work.
The successful candidate will possess exceptional problem solving skills, strong organizational and analytical skills, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. Supervisory and coaching skills, as well as networking and collaboration skills are beneficial to this position to step into a leadership role when needed. Basic nutrition education knowledge, facilitation skills, independent judgement, initiative and exceptional ability to coordinate a variety of activities will also be needed to be successful in this role.
Director, Mobile Extension Center
Faulkner University is seeking a qualified individual to serve as Director for our Mobile Center. This full-time position provides administrative, academic, and budgetary oversight of the Center. This person reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. The position is funded and will begin June 1. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The review of applications will begin immediately.
Major Functions and Responsibilities:
Oversee daily operations of the Mobile Center
Provide supervision for the personnel and activities of the Mobile Center
Coordinate the hiring of staff and full-time and adjunct faculty
Provide leadership in enrollment and recruitment programs for the center
Coordinate with other staff members in providing materials used in the marketing of the center
Responsible for overseeing student recruitment for all programs offered at the center
Oversee academic matters such as planning and implementing calendars, scheduling of classes, assigning classroom space, and providing academic counseling for students
Assist in the development and administration of the budget for the center; monitor and approve expenditures
Oversee the collection of all student accounts and the payment of all payables
Provide payroll information to Montgomery campus
A minimum of a Master's degree is required
Experience in the educational setting, managing a small staff, marketing and budgets are helpful
Communication skills and attention to detail are important aspects of the position
Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and to multi-task
The ability to speak publicly and represent Faulkner in all settings is very important
Applicants will need to submit the following documents during the application process.
- Resume • A cover letter indicating interest in the position • A list of at least three professional references with telephone and email contact information • A statement of church affiliation and acceptance of institution's values • A statement of philosophy regarding service in a liberal arts institution • A summary of qualifications consistent with position • Copies of all academic transcripts (official copies may be required upon employment)
Non-discrimination statement: Faulkner University is a church-affiliated liberal arts institution committed to employing a highly qualified and diverse administration, faculty and staff, which reflects the University's religious traditions, values and affiliation, and purpose. Thus, the institution invites individuals affiliated with the churches of Christ to submit applications regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, marital status, or disability. Faulkner University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, marital status, or disability in connection with its educational policies, admissions, financial aid, employment, educational programs, or activities. However, Faulkner University exercises a preference in employment for those qualified applicants who are members of the churches of Christ whose lifestyles are consistent with the mission of the University and with the beliefs and values of the churches of Christ. For more information, please visit: www.faulkner.edu
Better Choices, Better Health (Bcbh) - Vista Extension Assoc
Better Choices, Better Health (BCBH) - VISTA Extension Associate will be instrumental in developing and organizing a volunteer management program. This will include the recruitment, screening, training, supervision, evaluation, and recognition of volunteers.
Outreach, event planning, as well as measure and develop storytelling skills around the impact of volunteer service and engagement. Build relationships with Lay Leaders and mentors and sustain these BCBH volunteers. Continue to develop social media sites and increase utilization and awareness of BCBH through these channels.
Use available resources and infrastructure to build partnerships with host organizations to increase visibility of and support for the BCBH. Develop targeted marketing materials, assist with the activation of the BCBH Communications and Marketing Plan. Apply today to change a life – it might just be yours!
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Car recommended . Service Areas :
Community Outreach , Education , Health , Veterans , Tribal . Skills :
Community Organization , General Skills , Leadership , Communications , Computers/Technology , Team Work.
Extension Agricultural Agent
The successful candidate will:
Provide leadership and guidance to Extension educational programs in agriculture, urban horticulture, community and economic development, and natural resources throughout the county as job requires.
Collaborate with other Extension Agents, with State Extension Specialists, the Eastern District Director and other administrators as well as outside agencies and organizations in planning and implementing the total Extension program.
Maintain a favorable public image and gain acceptance for self, Extension and New Mexico State University among county citizens.
Administratively responsible to the Eastern District Department Head.
Provide timely reports as required.
Extension Associate Educator, Ag & Natural Resources/4-H Youth Development - Pike County, Petersburg, IN - Field Extension Educators
Extension Educators provide the link between Land Grant University research and Indiana residents by creating innovative learning opportunities that address local issues. Dedicated to helping improve the quality of life for current and future residents, Educators collaborate with local, county and state agencies, partner organizations, businesses and schools to analyze needs, develop, implement and oversee vibrant and sustainable research based educational programs, and provide resources and expertise to the local community.
As the agriculture industry responds to the growing demands for food, fiber and fuel, Extension outreach is becoming more dynamic as it incorporates agriculture and natural resource based strategies into economic development plans and programs. The Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator builds partnerships with county and regional agencies, agricultural producers, landowners, agricultural organizations, homeowners, decision makers, and citizens interested in the science of agriculture. The ANR Educator serves as a key resource in agriculture and natural resources in their county, and has responsibility for developing and implementing comprehensive programming, which may include cropping systems, farm business/farm management, livestock systems, horticulture, agriculture economics, natural resource conservation and environmental stewardship.
This position has additional programming responsibilities focusing on 4-H Youth Development. By providing results driven educational opportunities, Indiana 4-H strives to be the premier, community-based youth program, while helping to develop and empower young people to reach their full potential. As a 4-H Youth Development Educator, you will help young people see themselves as unique, resilient, life-long learners who actively participate in their own future – setting personal goals and practicing self-determination. 4-H Youth Development Educators work with community partners to create and develop educational opportunities centered on science, citizenship and healthy living. They will provide leadership to the county 4-H program, focusing on 4-H clubs, groups and youth education initiatives. A vital component in developing a successful, sustainable local 4-H program is an engaged, active volunteer base. A significant responsibility of the 4-H Youth Development Educator is to recruit, train and develop the volunteers who work closely with the youth population.
Work with state and local advisory committees in conducting needs assessments to identify critically important issues.
Develop effective and contemporary approaches to plan, deliver and evaluate programming.
Ensure all efforts are made to reach diverse audiences and provide equitable access to programs and facilities.
Identify, recruit and develop the volunteer leadership necessary to help carry out the mission of Purdue Extension.
Develop regular and effective communications and working relationships with colleagues, partners and stakeholders within the community.
Quantify, communicate and promote the value of Extension education to key stakeholders, partners and decision-makers.
Develop and cultivate external funding sources to enhance educational programming.
Participate in and/or lead teams to enhance the scope and reach of Extension programming.
Other responsibilities as required.
Bachelor's degree with academic training and/or professional experience relevant to position responsibilities.
Ability to work with minimal supervision, including prioritizing workloads to meet deadlines.
Knowledge and skill with computer technology in preparing and making reports, presentations, data analysis and retrieval, email and internet applications.
Knowledge of basic educational methods and the ability to effectively communicate/teach program specific material.
Ability to work with diverse audiences and stakeholders.
Strong communication, leadership, mentoring, teamwork and group process skills.
Flexibility and creativity in the workplace.
- Master's degree.
Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position.
A valid driver's license is required for all Extension Educator positions.
A background check and BMV check is required for employment in this position.
Travel using personal vehicle (mileage reimbursement provided) and evening and weekend work is an integral part of this position.
Please attach the names and email addresses of at least three (3) references. As the application review process moves forward, an e-Reference form may be sent to the references for completion.
Please attach all undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Official copies may be requested as the application review process moves forward.
FLSA: Exempt (Not eligible for overtime).
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Extension Agent, Family And Community Wellness/Williams County
The Extension Agent will work collaboratively with a team of Extension and research professionals and volunteers to provide innovative leadership for the Williams County Extension family and community wellness program. The primary duty is to teach educational programs in nutrition, health and wellness, human development and family science, personal and family finance, community and leadership development and 4-H youth development to adult and youth audiences. Supervision is provided by the Extension District Director serving Williams County.
This is a full-time position planning and delivering educational programs in Williams County and when appropriate, programming cooperatively in neighboring counties. This position is based in the Williams County office of the NDSU Extension Service, which is located in Williston, ND.
This position includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
- Teach, deliver, and evaluate programs in nutrition, health and wellness, human development and family science, personal and family finance and 4-H youth development to adult and youth audiences.
Successful Extension programs will require you to:
Conduct needs assessment and issues identification that result in programs based on the needs of county citizens.
Interpret and integrate pertinent research information into educational programs.
Develop expertise in a subject matter competency area, and to plan, implement and deliver educational programs on a county and/or communities-of-interest basis.
Evaluate and market the impact of the educational programs delivered.
Cultivate a strong relationship with and use multiple media outlets and resources.
Support the 4-H youth development-based educational programs with a measurable impact on enhancing life skills of youth, adults, and volunteers.
Provide community and leadership development education related to the family and community wellness program.
Participate in professional development experiences offered by the NDSU Extension Service and other entities as appropriate.
Collaborate and Facilitate
Cooperate and collaborate with local, county and state agencies, organizations and businesses to enhance family and community wellness leadership and programming opportunities, and utilize stakeholder input to formulate program plans to address issues that affect people throughout their life span.
Collaborate with NDSU professionals to develop interdisciplinary programs, some of which will be delivered on a community of interest or program team basis.
Develop and implement volunteer recruitment and provide training and management systems. This may include working with the Family and Community Education or other groups.
Assure compliance with equal opportunity policies.
Perform other duties assigned in support of Extension programming.
Some travel required.
Behavioral expectations include:
Work ethically, with integrity, and respect confidentiality.
Contribute to an environment of cooperative, supportive and positive working relationships with co-workers and clientele. Promote a healthy work environment and support everyone’s efforts to succeed.
Resolve differences constructively. Use tact and courtesy at all times.
Use effective time management. Be prompt in attendance for work and meetings and be fully engaged.
Exhibit positive attitude, image and personal motivation. Be a professional at all times.
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