CEPA - DeKalb County

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting NumberS00265PWorking TitleCEPA - DeKalb CountyDepartmentFACS Foods and NutritionAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Occasional night and weekend work may be required.

Advertised Salary$24,000Posting Date10/16/2018Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date11/12/2018Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAtlanta Area EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Information

Classification TitleCOUNTY EXT PROGRAM ASSTPay Grade000FLSANon-ExemptJob FamilyOutreach ServicesFTE100Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED Appropriate experience in a work or volunteer environment. Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and travel are required.

Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual Preferred.

Position Summary

This position is located in DeKalb County. This position is responsible for paraprofessional work with County Extension Agents in a food and nutrition education program for limited resource clients. The employee must exhibit qualities of independent judgment. Work is performed under general supervision. This position may require occasional night and/or weekend work.

Illustrative examples of work: 1. Plans, organizes, schedules, and conducts nutrition and food safety classes for limited resource adult clients, under general supervision of the County Extension Agent. 2. Prepares for and conducts food demonstrations for group classes.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Ability to relate effectively to adults while teaching. Strong communication skills. Ability to work with clients with limited resources.

Physical Demands

Standing, bending, food preparation, transportation of demonstration supplies, lifting, driving.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?YesDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?YesDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, or patient records)?Credit and P-Card policy Duties/Responsibilities


Assisting with development, organizing, conducting and will assist in evaluation of education programs for low income adults.

Percentage of time75 Duties/Responsibilities


Organize and maintain program-related data and documents, and complete program reports as requested.

Percentage of time15 Duties/Responsibilities


Participates in in-service staff development.

Percentage of time5 Duties/Responsibilities


Assist with Extension/SNAP-Ed events in the county.

Percentage of time5Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 2/9/2019
    Application Due: 8/15/2019
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