Position X1937 Extension Agent, Bledsoe County Program Area Family and Consumer Sciences
Clientele Served Adult
Headquarters Pikeville, TN
Screening of applicants' credentials will begin 11/29/2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Date Issued: 10/29/2019
Effective Date: 01/01/2020
SALARY: Commensurate with training and experience. This position is funded jointly by UT Extension and Bledsoe County. Bledsoe County Government funds 22% of the position salary and benefits costs.
BENEFITS: Group hospitalization and life insurance; State Retirement; Workers' Compensation; 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 Family and Consumer Sciences educational programs. *Secure and train volunteer leaders and serve as an educational resource for the Family and Consumer Sciences programs within the county. *Meet with, advise, and train leaders of organized Family and Consumer Sciences groups, including Family and Community Education Clubs. *Responsible to the County Extension Director and must keep current on the latest research information in Family and Consumer Sciences. *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.
Internal Number: 188771
About 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.