Jenkins County Extension Educator - 4-H

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Posting NumberS04126PWorking TitleJenkins County Extension Educator - 4-HDepartmentCAES Southeast 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 ( 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

8AM – 5PM, Monday – Friday, with possible nights and weekends

Advertised Salary$30,000Posting Date10/14/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date12/01/2019Special Instructions to Applicants

Though the position is opened until filled, full consideration date is November 30, 2019. After this date applicants are not guaranteed an interview.

Location of VacancySE 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.

Classification TitleTeacher ADFLSAExemptJob FamilyFTE1.00Minimum Qualifications

Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

The County Extension Educator position is an exempt professional staff role within UGA Cooperative Extension responsible for managing the many resources offered by the county office. This work typically carries major responsibilities within the local County Extension office. The Extension Educator coordinates and distributes time as needed for the satisfactory delivery of the 4-H county program. A high level of independent judgment used to effectively carry out the essential duties of the job and the incumbent is expected to manage both Extension program administration and 4-H education delivery by developing techniques and procedures as appropriate. It is under the supervision of the County Extension Coordinator.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Good communication skills – oral and written. Ability to work with diverse population. Knowledge of Cooperative Extension 4-H program activities. Computer skills, including Microsoft Word. Self-starter and keep accurate and organized records. Ability to work independently or in a team.

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. Working in various seasonal weather conditions for outside activities.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?YesIs this a Position of Trust?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 in-school club educational meetings and deliver prepared curriculums that meet state (Georgia Professional Standards) guidelines. Incorporate the results of program evaluations and feedback in planning future programs and techniques used in implementing programs.

Percentage of time55Duties/Responsibilities

Help 4-H club members preparation for competitive events, such as: 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 important events.

Percentage of time15Duties/Responsibilities

Identify, recruit, and help train involved and recognized 4-H volunteers in planning, teaching, and evaluating Cooperative Extension 4-H programs. Assist interested volunteers in successful completion of the 4-H Chaperone Training. These trainings may include the following divisions of County 4-H programs: Archery Team, Horse Club, Shooting Sports and Show Teams (hogs, cows, sheep, and goats), depending on county programs.

Percentage of time15Duties/Responsibilities

Make reports to appropriate clientele, staff members, Board of Education, Board of Commissioners, and public officials through electronic mass media (county website, internet, etc.), personal contracts, and/or group meetings. Submit accurate, complete reports in timely manner in Georgia Counts, 4-H enrollment, and District office.

Percentage of time5Duties/Responsibilities

Assist staff with day-to-day operations of Cooperative Extension county office by answering phone, processing mail, distributing publications, greeting visitors, filing documents, etc.

Percentage of time10Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * This position is located in Millen, Jenkins County, GA. Are you willing to work from this location?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a valid Driver's license?
    • YES
    • NO
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Unofficial Transcripts




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Posted: 10/15/2019
Application Due: 12/14/2020
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