Position X1943 Extension Agent Program Area Family and Consumer Sciences Clientele Served Adult and Youth
Headquarters Dayton, TN
Screening of applicants' credentials will begin 12/20/2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Date Issued: 11/20/2019
Effective Date: 03/01/2020
SALARY: Commensurate with training and experience. This position is funded jointly by UT Extension and Rhea County. Rhea County Government funds 26% 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 will include the following: *Plan, execute, and evaluate adult Family and Consumer Sciences (50%) and 4-H Youth Development (50%) educational programs. *Implement, evaluate and report 4-H Youth Development programs related to organization, leadership, recognition, sponsorship, etc. *Obtain sponsorship for all youth activities and programs with assistance from county staff members when appropriate. *Secure and train volunteer leaders and serve as an educational resource for 4-H Youth Development and Family and Consumer Education Clubs. *Responsible to the County Extension Director and must keep current on the latest research information in Family and Consumer Sciences. * Secure extramural funds to support Extension programs via grants, fee-based programs, and gifts. * Cooperate with the staff in promoting the total Extension program. *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: 190087
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.