CEPA - DeKalb County

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number S00265P Working Title CEPA - DeKalb County Department FACS Foods and Nutrition About 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/Department College/Unit/Department website Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Full/Part time Full Time Work Schedule Additional Schedule Information

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

Advertised Salary $24,000 Posting Date 10/16/2018 Open until filled Yes Closing Date Proposed Starting Date 11/12/2018 Special Instructions to Applicants Location of Vacancy Atlanta 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 Title COUNTY EXT PROGRAM ASST Pay Grade 000 FLSA Non-Exempt Job Family Outreach Services FTE 100 Minimum 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 required to perform essential duties outlined in this position? (This does not include infrequent trips) The successful candidate would have to provide proof that s/he has a valid driver's license when offered employment. Yes Does this position have financial responsibilities? Yes Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No 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 time 75 Duties/Responsibilities


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

Percentage of time 15 Duties/Responsibilities


Participates in in-service staff development.

Percentage of time 5 Duties/Responsibilities


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

Percentage of time 5 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

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




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    Posted: 2/9/2019
    Application Due: 7/15/2019
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