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Extension Agent, Clay County, Agriculture & Natural Resources

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Clientele Served:
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Extension Agent
Agriculture and Community Economic Development
Adult and Youth
Celina, TN
Screening of applicants' credentials will begin 10/26/2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
Date Issued:
Effective Date:
09/26/2018
01/01/2019
SALARY
Commensurate with training and experience. This position is funded jointly by UT Extension and Clay County. Clay County Government funds 22% of the position salary and benefits costs.
BENEFITS
Group hospitalization and life insurance; State Retirement;
Workers' Compensation; study, sick and annual leave;
numerous University of Tennessee and state benefits programs,
including liberal time off for holidays, and longevity pay after
three years of service; reimbursement for official travel.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plan, execute, and evaluate adult Agriculture and Natural Resources (50%) and 4-H Youth Development (50%) educational programs.
Responsible to the County Extension Director and must keep current on the latest research information in ANR/4-H Youth Development.
Assume joint responsibility for all applicable ANR/4-H Youth Development projects, activities, shows, events, and committees.
Recruit, train, and support volunteer leaders and serve as an educational resource for the 4-H Youth Development and Agriculture programs.
Secure extramural funds to support Extension programs via grants, fee-based programs, and gifts.
Develop and maintain expertise about issues important to ANR/4-H Youth Development in the county.
Cooperate with the staff in promoting the total Extension program.
Develop a network of relationships with key stakeholders, organizations, and Extension employees pertinent to Extension programs in the county.
Provide accurate and timely reporting of program accomplishments and impacts into the UT Extension reporting system.
Provide leadership for a program of activities that meets the needs of all eligible clientele regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability,
religion or veteran status.
Assume other duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree in Agriculture and Natural Resources is required.
A 2.7 cumulative GPA (BS degree on a 4-point scale) or an earned Master's Degree is required. Preference will be given to applicants with a MS Degree, and/or work experience in a related field.
A complete application package will include a 1) letter of interest, 2) a resume or curriculum vitae, 3) and official or unofficial transcripts showing degree(s) conferred.
Please apply online by clicking this link: Apply for Extension Educator Positions
UT Extension Phone: (865) 974-7245
212 D Morgan Hall Fax: (865) 974-0882
Knoxville TN 37996-4525
E-mail: UTExtensionPersonnel@utk.edu
Web Site: http://utextension.tennessee.edu



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