"Healthier Together" Program Assistant - Clay & Stewart Counties

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Posting Details

Posting Number S02949P Working Title "Healthier Together" Program Assistant - Clay & Stewart Counties Department CAES Southwest District CES 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

40 Hours Normal Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, exceptions: Community Club meetings; local, district or state stakeholder meetings, evening programming or other assigned events.

Advertised Salary $27,000 Posting Date 04/12/2019 Open until filled No Closing Date 05/01/2019 Proposed Starting Date 05/27/2019 Special Instructions to Applicants Location of Vacancy SW District 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, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Information

Classification Title Public Service Paraprofessional/Professional Pay Grade FLSA Job Family FTE 1.00 Minimum Qualifications

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualificaitons.

Preferred Qualifications Position Summary

This position will be housed in Clay County and will assist the Clay and Stewart County Extension offices in the implementation of the Healthier Together Initiative. It will be assisting the county staff and coalitions with implementation of action plans; assisting the Healthier Together Educator with educational program evaluation efforts; and assisting the Educator and county agents with project needs in Stewart and Clay counties.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Physical Demands

Some degree of physical activity, including lifting, to conduct programs (e.g., handling supplies and demonstration materials, audio/visual equipment, etc.) Some standing and/or sitting for various lengths of time.

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. Does this position have financial responsibilities? No 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

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Educational program delivery, planning and coordinating coalition meetings

Percentage of time 40 Duties/Responsibilities


Communicating with community volunteers; marketing Healthier Together in Stewart and Clay counties; assisting the county staff and coalitions with implementation of action plans; assisting the Educator with evaluation efforts; and assisting the Educator and county agents with project needs in Stewart and Clay counties.

Percentage of time 60 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  2. This position is based out of the Clay County Extension Office in Ft. Gaines, GA. Are you willing to work from this location?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. This position is Funded through a Grant received by the University of GA from the Center of Disease Control to promote Healthier Together lives. This is primarily due to the area of Ga that has over 40% obesity rates and numerous health issues associated with obesity (both children and adult audiences are targeted). Unless the Grant is successfully extended (by making an impact), it will end in September of 2023. Are you willing to work under this condition?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. While this position is based out of the Clay CO Extension Office, the Candidate's time will be divided in Stewart Co (Lumpkin, GA) also. Are you willing to work from this location also?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. List of References with Contact Information
  3. Unofficial Letters of Recommendation




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Posted: 4/19/2019
Application Due: 5/2/2019
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