Fulton County Agriculture & Natural Resources Educator

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Posting Details

Posting NumberS03114PWorking TitleFulton County Agriculture & Natural Resources EducatorDepartmentCAES Northwest District CESAbout 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 PlanTRS or ORPEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timePart TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
with some nights and weekends

Advertised Salary$30,000Posting Date05/07/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date07/01/2019Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyNW 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 TitleTeacher ADPay GradeFLSAExemptJob FamilyOutreach ServicesFTE1.00Minimum Qualifications

Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

The Agricultural and Natural Resources (ANR) Educator position is an exempt professional staff role within UGA Cooperative Extension responsible for managing the many ANR resources offered by a county office. A high level of independent judgment is required to effectively carry out the essential duties of the job and the incumbent is expected to manage both Extension program administration and ANR education delivery by developing techniques and procedures as appropriate. Work in this occupation is by nature a combination of office and field work. This person works cooperatively with all Extension faculty and staff where applicable and is administratively responsible to the County Extension Coordinator and the District Extension Director.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Proficient in typing, filing, and computer skills such as Windows, Microsoft Office and Quick Books. Good communication skills to answer telephone and greet the public.

Physical Demands

Some degree of physical activity to conduct programs (e.g. handling animals, demonstration materials, and audio-video equipment

Is driving a responsibility of this position?Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?NoDoes 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?YesDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoCredit 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.



Conduct ANR educational programs with prepared curriculum that meets the needs of clients. Assist in planning and facilitating ANR educational programming, including reserving venues, creating promotional materials, registering participants, copying handouts and preparing materials for class participants, and assisting with program set-up and break-down. Assist with client services by answering homeowner lawn and landscape questions. Utilize website and social media to increase ANR program outreach. Maintain and updates listservs for volunteer groups (MGEV, MNEV) and client groups (Extension Community, Small Flock owners, agricultural producers, green industry professionals).

Percentage of time55 Duties/Responsibilities


Assist in management and assignment of Master Gardener Extension Volunteers including tracking volunteer reporting requirements and annual paperwork (RMT, Volunteer Agreement). Assist MGEVs with outreach programming by suggesting educational events and assisting with or leading MGEV training activities. Maintain communication with MGEVs through weekly announcements and updates and by attending board meetings, Lunch & Learn meetings, and MGEV team-building events. Work with ANR agent and MGEV board members to make volunteers aware of program participation requirements, Extension/ MGEV projects, volunteer opportunities, and continuing education opportunities.

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Maintain appropriate records for fiscal reporting of program areas. May prepare various accounting forms and exercise basic accounting responsibility in reconciling Extension program budgets. Must keep financial records current within the existing month. Budget allocated funds so that equipment, supplies, travel expenses, and other program supports are within limits and seek additional resources for programs.

Percentage of time10 Duties/Responsibilities


Demonstrate personal interest and involvement in local community by joining local civic organizations (or supporting their efforts) and networking with community leaders.

Percentage of time5 Duties/Responsibilities


Perform specific tasks and assume leadership for certain program areas as specified by the District Extension Director or County Extension Coordinator. Conduct all duties in accordance with The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Equal Opportunity plan that ensures all educational programs, assistance, and materials to all people without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or veteran status.

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Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * This position is located in the Fulton County Extension Office in the Atlanta area. Are you willing to work from that location?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter




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    Posted: 5/8/2019
    Application Due: 11/14/2019
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