Agriculture Extension Agent Area

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Job Title:

Agriculture Extension Agent Area

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Work Location:

4200 Gardiner View Avenue, Louisville, KY

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Required Education:

No set minimum requirements.

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Required Related Experience:

No set minimum requirements.

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Physical Requirements:

This position requires occasional lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 50 pounds. Occasional loading/unloading of materials for conferences, etc.


Primarily Monday through Friday, some weekends and evening activities may be required as needed.

Job Summary:

This position provides supervision, training and evaluation of paraprofessionals delivering nutrition education programs to limited resource audiences. In addition it also provides support to county supervising agents and serves as a resource for teaching materials and nutrition information for all agents on SNAP-Ed delivery. Develops community partnerships that facilitate effective outreach to limited resource audiences.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Computer, communication and personnel.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Preferred Master’s degree in Nutrition, Family & Consumer Sciences or related field. Experience in Cooperative Extension Service.

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University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 4/3/2021
Application Due: 4/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time