Location Anderson County Extension Off Full/Part Time Full-Time Regular/Temporary Temporary - Time Limited
The County Agent, a member of the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service staff, works cooperatively with other county and state staff to plan, implement, maintain and evaluate Extension education programs for county, regional and state adult and youth clientele. Performs assigned duties in compliance with philosophy, policies and procedures of Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service.
50% - Essential - Coordinate the stormwater education consortium made up of municipal, county, and education partners working to provide stormwater education in the region, including facilitating quarterly meetings, collecting partner data, and writing annual reports. Assist in coordinating the planning, development, organization, marketing, implementation, and evaluation of Carolina Clear programming in this region. Audiences for program outreach will range from youth to technical staff and professionals . Carolina Clear was established by Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service (CES) to inform and educate communities about water quality, water quantity and the cumulative effects of storm water. Carolina Clear addresses the special significance of South Carolina's water resources, and the role they play in the state's economy.
20% - Essential - Work in collaboration with fellow Clemson faculty and extension personnel to extend research-based knowledge in water and natural resource protection to a variety of constituencies including local governments; local and state agencies; businesses; community organizations; non-governmental agencies; general public and youth. Special emphasis on youth and school demonstration projects that meet SC curriculum standards.
20% - Essential - Conduct seminars and workshops, produce educational materials and news articles, identify unique ways to reach various audiences, participate in maintaining communication among community and educational partners, and participate in the development of targeted mass media campaigns related to natural resource topics.
10% - Essential - Participate in Clemson University natural and water resource programming and other environmental quality-related agency and inter-agency efforts.
Education - 1st Bachelor's Degree - In environmental science, environmental studies, natural resource management, agricultural education Work Exp 1+ years
JOB KNOWLEDGE Firm Job Knowledge - Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES No Supervisory Duties - Not responsible for supervising employees.
BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES Monitors Budget - Does not provide input but is responsible for monitoring the departmental budget and may oversee fund allocation.
Walk or move about Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself Recognize or inspect visually Perceive, observe, clarity of vision
Exposure to heat or cold Wet or humid
Standard Hrs: 37.5; Salary commensurate with edcuation and experience.
HOW TO APPLY:
Review of credentials will begin March 27, 2017 and position will remain open until filled. For full consideration please apply by March 27, 2017 at the following site:
Employees who are in time limited positions will earn one and one-quarter days of Annual and Sick Leave per month for a total of thirty (30) days per year. Eligible part-timers will earn days on a pro rata basis.
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