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Posting NumberS03536PWorking TitleWALKER COUNTY EXT PROGRAM ASSISTANT - EFNEPDepartmentFACS Community Food & Nutrition EdAbout 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

A partnership of the University of Georgia, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and counties of the state cooperating. UGA Cooperative Extension is on the forefront of food safety, technology, research, and education; keeping Georgia’s economy strong and making life better for Georgians.

UGA Extension Chattooga County links the resources of the University of Georgia, Fort Valley State University, and Chattooga County to provide educational programs, information, and assistance to citizens. UGA Extension Chattooga County helps the citizens of Chattooga County by addressing the following initiatives:

Family and Economic Well-Being
Conservation and Management of Natural Resources
Agriculture Programming and Research Opportunities
Improving Nutrition, Diet and Health
Water Quality
Youth Leadership
4-H Youth Development Program
Service Learning / Citizenship

College/Unit/Department websitehttps://extension.uga.edu/county-offices/walker.htmlPosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

8 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday; Occasional nights and weekends.

Advertised Salary$27,000.00Posting Date07/22/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date08/11/2019Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is located in Walker county.

Location 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 TitleOffice/Clerical AssistantPay GradeFLSAJob FamilyOutreach ServicesFTE1.0Minimum Qualifications

Requires are least a high school diploma or equivalent. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

This position is located in Walker County. This position is responsible 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.

Job duties include planning, organizing, scheduling and conducting nutrition and food safety classes for limited resource clients, including youth and adults, under supervision of County Extension Agent. Assisting the County Extension Agent by researching and providing information requested by clients.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Ability to relate effectively to young people and adults in order to lead them well in various settings. Skilled in working with clients

Physical Demands

Standing, bending, lifting, and driving.

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.



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

Percentage of time70 Duties/Responsibilities


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

Percentage of time15 Duties/Responsibilities


Recruits, trains and coordinates volunteers to assist with activities.

Percentage of time5 Duties/Responsibilities


Participates in in-service staff development.

Percentage of time5 Duties/Responsibilities


Assists with Extension/ EFNEP events in 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: 7/25/2019
    Application Due: 11/1/2019
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