State Ext Program Assistant - Wahsega
Posting DetailsPosition Details Posting NumberG/R02549PWorking TitleState Ext Program Assistant - WahsegaDepartmentCAES State 4-HAbout 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 websiteEmployment TypeEmployeeAdditional Schedule InformationAdvertised SalaryAnticipated Start Date08/01/2019Posting Date05/13/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyWahsega 4-H Center - Dahlonega EOO 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 Details Position Information
Minimum Qualifications should list both the minimum degree and the field which the degree must be earned. If prior work experience is required, the posting should list both the job in which the experience must be gained, and the minimum duration that will be accepted.Classification TitleTemporary Service/MaintenanceFLSANon-ExemptUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE1.0Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary
This position is located at Wahsega 4-H Center; located in Dahlonega, GA. Work includes leading K-12 students in multidisciplinary classes in the outdoors attending 1- 2- or 3-day field studies. Class subjects offered include life and earth science, survival skills, team building, high-and low-ropes challenges, and pioneer living skills.Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position
Completion of a Bachelor’s degree and one season of relevant work experience, commitment to environmental education, genuine interest in child development, dynamic personality, well-developed communication skill, creativity and leadership ability; Bachelor’s degree in Education, Natural Science, Environmental Education, Biology, Forestry, Outdoor Education, or related fields.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
- Skill in teaching a wide variety of subjects to youth 6-18 years old.
- Broad knowledge of outdoor education and able to work in an outdoor setting.
- Ability to work with and care for reptiles and amphibians.
- Ability to communicate effectively with youth, adults and young adults.
- Ability to work independently.
- Trained in or willingness to be trained in high-and low-rope course facilitation, CPR/FA/AED.
Willing to lift up to 20 pounds, sitting for significant periods of time while working at a computer, standing and lifting cleaning supplies, teaching supplies, sitting while driving or attending meetings. Be comfortable working in all types of weather conditions; be comfortable with heights and able to climb a ladder. Willing to walk approximately 3 miles a day.Does 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? NoIs driving a requirement of this position?YesDoes 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)Posting Specific Questions
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