Screening of applicants' credentials will begin 12/20/2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
Commensurate with training and experience. This position is funded jointly by UT Extension and Hardin County. Hardin County Government funds 31% of the position salary and benefits costs.
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.
Plan, execute, and evaluate programs in the areas of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Keep abreast of the latest information in Agriculture, Marketing and Community Economic Development to meet the educational needs of the county.
Establish and maintain good working relationships with Extension staff, commercial producers, agri-business, agricultural agencies, and general public.
Develop a cadre of supporters and volunteers to aid in the delivery of programs.
Secure extramural funds through grants, fee-based programs, and gifts.
Provide accurate and timely reporting of program accomplishments and impacts into the UT Extension reporting system.
Responsible to the County Director in all administrative and program matters.
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.
Assist with agricultural related youth development judging teams and programs as needed.
About University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture
The Institute’s four major units are the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the College of Veterinary Medicine, UT AgResearch and UT Extension. The Institute contributes to improving the quality of lives and enhancing the agricultural, economic, environmental and social well-being of Tennessee. Our clientele include students, families, farmers, 4-Hers, agribusiness and the general public.