Part-Time Athens-Clarke County Extension 4-H Program Assistant

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting NumberS03723PWorking TitlePart-Time Athens-Clarke County Extension 4-H Program AssistantDepartmentCAES Northeast 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 PlanGDCPEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityNon-Benefits EligibleFull/Part timePart TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

19hrs/wk with some occasional nights and weekend

Advertised Salary$11.50/hr @19hr/wkPosting Date08/12/2019Open until filledNoClosing Date08/19/2019Proposed Starting Date09/09/2019Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens 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, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Information

Classification TitlePublic Service Paraprofessional/ProfessionalPay GradeFLSAJob FamilyFTE0.475Minimum 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 qualifications.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

The County Extension Program Assistant position will perform duties necessary to assist the county extension agents in the day-to-day conduct of programs. Duties will include answering phone calls and helping 4-H and Agricultural assignments.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Strong organizational and other soft-skills, working knowledge of office practices and procedures. Ability to use independent judgment and discretion with confidential information. Works with limited supervision.

Physical Demands

Conduct programs (pack and move boxes, handle equipment, load and unload vehicles.) Travel to events.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?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? 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, or patient records)?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.

Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

Assist in facilitating in the county 4-H Program. Assist 4-H’ers in preparation for 4-H competitive events including project achievement, judging teams, etc. Transport or arrange for transportation of 4-H’ers to various district and state level events and if assigned, provide leadership for youth while attending these events. Incorporate the results of program evaluations and feedback in planning future programs and techniques used in implementing programs.

Percentage of time60 Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

Help implement educational Ag programs. Maintain office hours to assist clientele and conduct day to day operations. Assist clientele with access to Extension resources and services including: printed publications, online content, other educational materials and sample submission for all diagnostic services (e.g. soil and water tests, feed and animal waste analysis, radon testing).

Percentage of time35 Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

Assist with other duties as needed.

Percentage of time5Posting Specific Questions

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    Posted: 8/15/2019
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