Extension Agent, 4-H
NC Cooperative ExtensionJob City & State:
Manteo, NCDepartment :
Dare CountyWorking Title:
Extension Agent, 4-HAppointment:
12 Month RecurringJob Type:
Full-Time - PermanentFTE:
1.0Essential Job Duties:
The individual in the position will provide leadership for the total 4-H program and will be responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating programs.
Duties include developing and maintaining 4-H clubs, special interest programs, and school enrichment programs.
Responsibilities will include supervision and recruitment of program staff, training and management of volunteer staff, evaluating and reporting impacts of program efforts.
The applicant must be self-directed and possess a strong work ethic with skills in leadership, communication, grant writing, public relations, planning, implementation, and evaluation.Other Work/Responsibilities:
The applicant must be self-directed and possess a strong work ethic with skills in leadership, communication, public relations, planning, implementation, and evaluation, and will need a strong sense of fun and ability to engage and work with youth. As a member of the Dare County Extension staff, the individual in this position will need to work with a range of county partners, and to recognize the importance of teamwork and fully support the total Extension program.Number of Permanent Employees this Position Supervises:
0Identify if the Position is Mandatory / Essential / Key:
Not ApplicableWork Schedule:
Monday - Friday from 8:30-5 with some evening and weekend work on occasionMinimum Experience/Education:
One of the following educational requirements: – A Bachelor’s degree with a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 overall or a 3.0 (based on a 4.0 scale) in child or youth development or related field. The minimum GPA requirement will be waived for NCCE Program Associates with a Bachelor’s degree. – A Bachelor’s degree and the completion of at least one-half of coursework in a Master’s degree curriculum with a cumulative grade point average 3.0 or higher with at least one of the degrees in child or youth development or related field, or – Completion of a Master’s degree with at least one of the degrees in child or youth development or related field. Also required: a personal automobile; computer literacy; strong oral and written communication skills; the ability to plan, implement, market, and evaluate educational programs; willingness to work as a team member and support a total Extension program; and the ability to handle multiple demands and set priorities. Personal Attributes: Successful performance of the duties encompassed in the County Extension Agent’s job requires that the individual possess habits of industry, a sense of responsibility, and a genuine appreciation for the worth of the individual. The employee must be adept in both oral and written communication. The County Extension Agent is eligible to become a member of the non-tenure track/special faculty at North Carolina State University. The County Extension Agent has primary responsibility for planning, executing, and evaluating that phase of county Extension programs within assigned areas of program responsibility. The County Extension Agent cooperates with colleagues in the North Carolina Cooperative Extension and county leaders in performing assigned responsibilities. The performance of assigned responsibilities is governed by the philosophy, objectives, policies, and procedures of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension.Department Required Skills:
A Bachelor’s degree in child or youth development, family and consumer sciences, or a related discipline is required.Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:
A related Master’s degree is preferred.Required License or Certification:
Valid NC driver’s license must be maintained.Valid NC Driver's License required?:
YesCommercial Driver's License Required?:
NoAnticipated Hiring Range:
Minimum - Bachelor's Degree $40,000; Minimum - Master's Degree $45,000Internal Transfer Only:
NoJob Open Date:
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