4-H Extension Educator, Dougherty County

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Posting NumberS03769PWorking Title4-H Extension Educator, Dougherty CountyDepartmentCAES Southwest 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 timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

40 Hours, Normal Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, exceptions: Club meetings; local, district or state competitions, camp or other assigned 4-H events.

Advertised Salary$30,000Posting Date08/19/2019Open until filledNoClosing Date09/03/2019Proposed Starting Date10/01/2019Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancySW 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.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

This position is an exempt professional staff role within UGA Cooperative Extension and coordinates and distributes time as needed for the satisfactory delivery of the 4-H county program. A high level of independent judgment used to carry out the essential duties of the job. The incumbent is expected to manage both 4-H education delivery and Extension program administration by developing techniques and procedures as appropriate. It is under the supervision of the county assigned 4-H Agent and County Extension Coordinator.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Communication skills – oral and written. Work with diverse population. Knowledge of Cooperative Extension 4-H program activities.

Physical Demands

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

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, 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.



Lead educational activities by facilitating the county 4-H program.
Assist 4-H’ers in preparation for the 4-H competitive events including project achievement, judging teams, etc.
Transport or arrange for transportation of 4-H’ers to various district and state 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.
Publicize programs and workshops offered in local county or nearby counties to clientele.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with county, district, and state staff, local government employees, and clientele.

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Show high standards of professionalism in personal contacts, appearance, and work habits (as a professional, it is understood that the work effort is occasionally extended past the eight hour work day and forty hour work week including nights and weekends).
Maintain office inventory of office supplies and materials as needed to support the 4-H program.
Express thoughts clearly and concisely through written and verbal communication.
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.
Regularly participate in staff conferences.
Process or develop adequate computer skills to enhance communication to the public and Extension.
Assist staff with day to day operations of Cooperative Extension county office by answering phone, processing mail, distributing publications, greeting visitors, filing documents, etc. (when needed)
Understating that attendance at 4-H events may be a requirement for this position. It will be as assigned by the 4-H Agent, County Coordinator or District Personnel.
Other duties as assigned by 4-H Agent and County Coordinator.

Percentage of time25Posting 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 located in Albany, GA Dougherty CO. Are you willing to work from this location?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. List of References with Contact Information




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Posted: 8/22/2019
Application Due: 9/5/2019
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