EXTENSION EDUCATOR

Location
Athens
Posted
Jul 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Summary The Center for Urban Agriculture was founded in 1998 and provides intellectual leadership through research, teaching and extension to sustain urban ecosystems, enhance economic development, and improve the quality of life in urban settings. The Center provides urban county agent program planning and training, professional proficiency certification, and Web-based educational programming and support. https://ugaurbanag.com/team/ This new position will provide irrigation education to the thriving home and garden and professional green industry in the metro Atlanta area. It will support local urban farm networks and related organizations. 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