Clemson UniversityJob ID:
Conway Extension OfficeFull/Part Time:
The Horticulture County Agent is a member of the Extension staff of Clemson University. The agent is responsible for working cooperatively with other county and state staff to plan, implement, maintain and evaluate Extension education program for the county, state and region adult and/or youth clientele.JOB DUTIES
60% - Essential - Primary Program Management and Development- Develop, deliver, and evaluate educational programming within the Horticulture Program Area to adult and youth audiences. Educate through direct methods such as individual consultation, training classes, group meetings, tours, demonstrations, and volunteer training and/or management, including online/virtual tactics. Communicate knowledge through indirect methods such as written, audio, visual, and/or social content. Document programming impacts for targeted stakeholders.
10% - Essential - Resource Sustainability - Responsible for resource development, management, and sustainability to support Extension educational programming to include grants, contracts, legal agreements, gifts, in-kind support, sponsorships, revenue generated, local and state appropriated funds and/or other types of funding.
10% - Essential - Extension Advocacy and External Partnerships - Partner and collaborate with the Extension Advisory Council and Advocacy Committees, Program and/or Action Committees, local and state elected officials, and Extension stakeholders in planning those educational phases of the county program relevant to areas of responsibility and consistent with the total Extension program.
10% - Essential - Internal Partnerships and Contributions beyond primary team - Collaborate across Program Teams to develop, deliver, and evaluate educational programming outside the Agent's primary Program Area using direct and indirect methods. Support day-to-day functions of the county offices, as needed, by being present in the office, available to the staff and public, and willing to assist with general Extension inquiries.
10% - Essential - Self-Improvement - Identify and participate in opportunities for self-improvement and professional development such as professional and in-service trainings. Obtain supervisory approval prior to registration and participation.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Education - Bachelor's Degree in Horticulture, Plant Sciences or a related field.PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS
Education - Master's DegreeRESPONSIBILITIES
Fundamental Job Knowledge - Fundamental working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations
Acts as Lead - Acts as a Lead by guiding the work of others who perform essentially the same work.
No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Education - Master's DegreeWORKING CONDITIONS
Exposure to heat or cold
Exposure to dust/fumes
Wet or humid
Overnight TravelWORK SCHEDULE
Standard Hrs: 37.5; Expected Salary Range: ($ 40,000.00 - $ 50,000.00)JOB LOCATION
Conway, SCAPPLICATION DEADLINE
July 28, 2021CLOSING STATEMENT
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.