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Extension Program Assistant III, Knox County

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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Location
Knoxville, TN
Closing date
Jul 1, 2021

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Extension Program Assistant III

Knox County

Pay Grade 36

Continuation of this position is dependent upon continued funding

and satisfactory work performance.

 

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

The Extension Program Assistant III is responsible to the County Extension Director. This position will support county work to:

 

  • Work cooperatively with all county Extension staff for the implementation and teaching of the program with curriculum development and training activities.
  • Conduct and teach programs individually and in group settings.
  • Assist Extension agents in planning monthly programs and provide leadership to County clientele.
  • Classroom decisions pertaining to minor student disciplinary action and monthly program development.
  • Assist with program member enrollment and reports, as well as prepare monthly program materials.
  • Provides information/documentation for evaluation of impact regarding programs represented by Extension.
  • Assists staff in providing information to the public regarding specific questions or problems pertaining to their situation.
  • Recruits for future program participants.
  • Other appropriate duties related to Agricultural & Natural Resources programming as needed.
  • Be responsible for 40 hours of work a week.


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

  • High school degree or equivalent with three-four years of office experience required. Two years’ experience equates to one year of post-high school education.
  • Two years of related experience required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, especially Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to organize files and prioritize tasks.
  • General office and computer skills with excellent written and oral communication skills.
 

UT Extension provides a gateway to the University 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 communities, to improve lives by addressing problems and issues at the local, state and national levels.



Job: Extension Support
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Organization: Knox County
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Mar 10, 2021, 4:42:06 PM

Organization

Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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