Extension Program Assistant II, Johnson County

Knoxville, TN
Jan 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Program Assistant II

Johnson County

Pay Grade 34

This is a part time position.

Continuation of this position is dependent upon continued funding

and satisfactory work performance




  • Collaborate effectively with community and state-level partners to provide program support to Johnson County.
  • Assist in marketing the PFPC program and recruit families, working with county staff and their partners.
  • Serve as an additional trainer for the program and manage program logistics including purchasing supplies, ordering food, and scheduling families.
  • Ensure that program agendas are compiled.
  • Assist the field faculty and families to market and promote local community events and build a network of partnerships that will support the program sustainability.
  • Assist with community needs assessments and evaluation requirements as needed.
  • Provide leadership for a program of activities that meets the needs of all eligible clientele regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion or veteran status.
  • Be responsible for 20 hours of work a week.
  • Assume other duties as assigned.

QualificationsMinimum/Required Qualifications (include education, experience, skills & abilities, licenses & certifications):


  • Successful applicant must have a valid Tennessee driver’s licenses.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED, teaching skills, communication skills, and organization skills.
  • Clear background check will be required.
  • Knowledge and experience with the local community.
  • Preference given to individuals who are members of the community to be served.
  • Skilled in using a series of hands-on, interactive lessons and committed to delivering sound evidence-based instruction.
  • Able to influence behaviors and impact the lives of those that are taught.
  • Dedicated to reaching diverse populations.
  • Able to recruit audience members and develop community partnerships.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, audiences, partners and Extension professionals.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office software programs for communication, reporting, and training.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:


  • Experience teaching youth and/or adults.
  • Building and maintaining community partnerships.
  • Computer experience.

UT Extension provides a gateway to the Univeristy of Tennessee as the outreach unit of the Institute of Agriculture. With an office in every Tennessee county, UT Extension delivers educational programs and research-based information to citizens throughout the state. In cooperation with Tennessee State University, UT Extension works with farmers, families, youth and communitites, to improve lives by addressing problems and issues at the local, state and national levels.

Job: Extension Support
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Other Locations: US-Tennessee-Mountain City
Organization: Johnson County
Schedule: Part-time
Job Posting: Jan 7, 2021, 10:21:55 AM

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