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Forsyth County 4-H Program Assistant

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The University of Georgia
Location
NW District
Closing date
Jun 25, 2021

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Job Details

Posting Number:

S06257P

Working Title:

Forsyth County 4-H Program Assistant

Department:

CAES-Northwest District CES

About 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 (https://www.uga.edu/). 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 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 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.

Posting Type:

External

Retirement Plan:

GDCP

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Non-Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time:

Part Time

Additional Schedule Information:

Monday-Friday, 8AM – 5PM; Occasional weekends and evenings

Advertised Salary:

$16.69 per/hour

Posting Date:

06/09/2021

Open until filled:

Yes

Proposed Starting Date:

07/25/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants of all educational and experience levels are strongly encouraged to apply.

Location of Vacancy:

NW 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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification Title:

Public Service Paraprofessional/Professional

Job Family:

Outreach Services

FTE:

.725

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Position Summary:

The County Extension Program Assistant position is a non-exempt position within UGA Cooperative Extension. This position primarily delivers 4-H programming to local youth. This person works cooperatively with all Extension faculty and staff where applicable and is administratively responsible to the County Extension Coordinator and the District Extension Director. Work in this occupation is by nature a combination of office and field work.

http://georgia4h.org/http://ugaextension.org

This role conducts all duties in accordance with The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Equal Opportunity plan that ensures all educational programs, assistance, and materials to all people without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or veteran status.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

1. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with county, district, and state staff, local government employees, and clientele.
2. Strong communication skills and experience interacting with diverse groups of people.
3. Ability to lead groups effectively including ability to speak clearly and with sufficient volume to be heard without amplification.
4. Proficient in typing, filing, and computer skills such as Windows, Microsoft Office.
5. Ability to learn about all of the services and resources available to county Extension clientele and the ability to assist clientele with access to these services and resources.

Physical Demands:

1. Stand for long periods to effectively present program to attendees.
2. Lift and carry up to 25 pounds.
3. Some degree of physical activity to conduct programs (e.g. handling animals, demonstration materials, and audio-video equipment).
4. Speak effectively to audiences without amplification.
5. Driving.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?:

Yes

Is this a Position of Trust?:

Yes

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

Yes

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

No

Credit 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.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Assist 4-H Club members preparation for competitive events such as project achievement, judging teams, etc. Transport or arrange 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 time:

25

Duties/Responsibilities:

Conduct in school club meetings and deliver the prepared curriculum that meets state (Georgia Professional Standards) guidelines. Incorporate the results of program evaluations and feedback in planning future programs and techniques used in implementing programs under the direction of County Extension Coordinator and District Program Development Coordinator 4-H.

Percentage of time:

40

Duties/Responsibilities:

Identify, recruit, train, and help supervise 4-H volunteers in planning, teaching, and evaluating Cooperative Extension 4-H programs. Assist interested volunteers in the successful completion of the 4-H Chaperone Training. Multiple programs may receive leadership from volunteers such as the Archery Team, Horse Club, BB Team, and Livestock Show Teams. Extension Program Assistants must manage these programs through the management of the volunteer with assistance from the County 4-H Agent and or County Coordinator

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 contacts and/or group meetings. Submit accurate and complete reports in a timely manner in GA Counts, 4-H enrollment, and the District office.

Percentage of time:

25

Duties/Responsibilities:

Regularly participate in staff conferences (using them for planning and evaluation of joint activities) and share ideas among all co-workers, leaders, district staff, and specialists to promote teamwork.

Assist staff with day to day operations of the County Extension Office by answering the phone, processing mail, distributing publications, greeting visitors, filing documents, etc.

Percentage of time:

10

Company

The University of Georgia, 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. It is the birthplace of the American system of public higher education.

university_of_georgia2.jpgToday, UGA enrolls more than 36,000 students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 765 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 17 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work and Veterinary Medicine. It offers 25 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 34 master’s degrees in 130 fields; 18 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 98 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the top third of the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 4.7 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 21 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. In 2008, UGA was the only public university in America to have two recipients of the Rhodes Scholarship. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service by television and radio stations, networks, producing organizations, individuals and the World Wide Web. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

 

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706-542-3000
Location
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Athens
Georgia
30602
United States
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