Extension Assistant for Fine Arts Education and All Program Areas - Whitley County

Lexington, KY
Mar 10, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title: Extension Assistant for Fine Arts and All Program Areas

Location: Williamsburg, KY - Whitley County

As an Extension Assistant for Fine Arts and All Program Areas, you will be responsible for providing administrative support to County Agent(s). You will report to an Extension Agent and there will be a high level of interaction with the general public. This position will be located in the Extension Community Art Center in downtown Williamsburg. 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 office management, customer service, program support, teaching, record keeping, recruitment and marketing, while conducting yourself in a professional manner. The Extension Assistant will assist in: promoting and organizing new performing arts programs; recruiting members and volunteer leaders; providing support and guidance to existing visual arts programs; recruiting and working with volunteers in conducting events and activities such as exhibits, pottery programs, performing arts programs, and supporting other Extension program areas as needed; serving all clientele, ensuring that all youth and adults have an equal opportunity to participate in extension programs regardless of race, gender, age, color, sex, religion, disability, or national origin.

Salary range: $11.00 - $13.00 / hour

Job Title
Extension Assistant for Fine Arts Education and All Program Areas - Whitley County

Requisition Number

Working Title
Extension Assistant for Fine Arts Education and All Program Areas - Whitley County

Department Name
81312: KCES District 2

Work Location
Williamsburg, KY

Grade Level

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

No set minimum requirements.

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Required Related Experience

No set minimum requirements.

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Lifting, pushing, pulling objects up to 50 pounds; sitting/standing for long periods of time; must be able to work in extreme conditions such as hot and cold temperatures.


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


Previous experience working in a fine arts or administrative support role preferred.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Experience working in an administrative support, clerical, or similar role preferred.

Deadline to Apply

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. * Have you ever been convicted of a criminal offense (felony or misdemeanor) including driving under the influence (DUI)? If yes, please explain giving date(s) and location and complete name at the time.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * 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
  3. * Please indicate your years of providing administrative, clerical, or office support (full time equivalent).
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 10 years
    • More than 10 years
  4. * 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
  5. * 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
    • Facebook
    • Local print media
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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