Extension Assistant

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
May 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Extension Assistant-4-H/Youth Development Education-Fayette County-Lexington, KY
As an Extension Assistant for 4-H/Youth Development Education, you will be responsible for providing administrative support to the 4-H/Youth Development Education program area and the 4-H/Youth Development Education County Agent (s). You will report to an Extension Agent and there will be a high level of interaction with the general public. The Extension Assistant will be expected to be knowledgeable of the philosophy, goals and objectives, policies and procedures of the Cooperative Extension Service. General duties include program support, teaching, recruitment & marketing, and record keeping while conducting yourself in a professional manner. Under the supervision of the 4-H/Youth Development Education Extension Agent (s), the Extension Assistant will assist in: promoting and organizing new 4-H clubs; recruiting members and volunteer leaders; providing support and guidance to existing 4-H clubs; recruiting and working with volunteers in conducting events and activities such as project groups, 4-H achievement events, and public presentation programs; serving all clientele, ensuring that all youth adults have an equal opportunity to participate in extension programs regardless of race, gender, age, color, sex, religion, disability, or national origin.
Salary range: $10.10-$11.25




Job Title
Extension Assistant

Requisition Number
RE10509

Working Title
Extension Assistant

Department Name
81360:4-H CENTRAL OPERATIONS

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
00

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

No set minimum requirements.



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Required Related Experience

No set minimum requirements.



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None.



Physical Requirements

Lifting, pushing, pulling objects up to 50 pounds; and sitting for long periods of time.



Shift

Days (8:00 am-4:30 pm) Monday-Friday; and occasional nights, weekends or holidays may be required.



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Previous experience working with youth is preferred.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Deadline to Apply
05/22/2017

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.



Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate your highest level of education completed.
    • No High School diploma or GED
    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree or higher
  2. * Please indicate your involvement/experience with UK Cooperative Extension.
    • Worked for Cooperative Extension
    • Volunteered for Cooperative Extension
    • Participated in programming presented by Cooperative Extension
    • No involvement with Cooperative Extension
  3. * How many years of experience (paid or non-paid) do you have working with youth?
    • None
    • More than 0, through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

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