Extension Agent, Montgomery County, 4-H Youth Development

Position X1665 Extension Agent, Montgomery County
Program Area 4-H Youth Development
Clientele Served 4-H Youth
Headquarters Clarksville, TN
Screening of applicants' credentials will begin 12/11/2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
Date Issued: 11/11/2016
Effective Date : 02/01/2017
SALARY
Commensurate with training and experience. The Montgomery County Government funds 100% 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:
Plans, executes, and evaluates (100%) 4-H Youth Development educational programs.
Responsible to the County Extension Director and must keep current on the latest research information in youth development.
Provides 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 joint responsibility for all applicable 4-H Youth Development projects, activities, shows, events, and committees.
Recruit, train, and support volunteer leaders and serves as an educational resource for educational youth programs within the county.
Secure extramural funds to support Extension programs via grants, fee-based programs, and gifts.
Develop and maintain expertise about issues important to 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.
Assumes other duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Family and Consumer Sciences or a field related to Education and/or youth development 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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