EXTENSION EDUCATOR

Location
Athens
Posted
Jul 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Summary The County Extension Educator position is an exempt professional staff role within UGA Cooperative Extension responsible for managing the many resources offered by a county office. A high level of independent judgement is required to effectively carry out the essential duties of the job and the incumbent is expected to manage both Extension program administration and 4-H education delivery by developing techniques and procedures as appropriate. This person works cooperatively with all Extension faculty and staff where applicable and is administratively responsible to the appropriate County Extension Coordinator and the District Extension Director. Work in this occupation is by nature a combination of office and field work. Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field and one (1) year of applicable experience. Ability to learn about all of the services and resources available to county Extension clientele and the ability to assist clientele with access to these services and resources; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with county, district, and state staff, local government employees, and clientele; Ability to successfully complete 4-H Chaperone Training; Proficiency in current word processing and data management and accounting software programs (e.g. QuickBooks, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel); and Certified Master Gardener training is preferred