Clientele Served Dyer, Lake, Obion, Haywood, Crockett, Shelby, Tipton and Lauderdale Counties
Headquarters Ripley, TN
Screening of applicants' credentials will begin 07/13/2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Date Issued: 06/13/2019
Effective Date: 08/01/2019
Commensurate with training and experience. This position is funded 100% by UT Extension.
Group hospitalization and life insurance; State Retirement;
Workers' Compensation; study, sick and annual leave;
numerous University of Tennessee and state benefits programs,
including liberal time off for holidays, and longevity pay after three years of service; reimbursement for official travel.
Work with regional, county, and state Extension staff in planning, developing, coordinating, implementing, reporting, and evaluating area and county programs in farm and financial management, small rural agriculture related business analysis and management, economics of alternative agriculture, marketing, and stress management.
*Deliver programs through workshops, meetings, seminars, farm and office visits, one-to-one farm family, and small rural business counseling.
*Teach farm and rural small agricultural-related business planning, decision-making, marketing, and feasibility analysis.
*Utilize economic outlook meetings, mass media, and other appropriate teaching methods in the delivery of educational programs.
*Maintain a close working relationship with the Regional Agriculture & Community Economic Development Program Leader, state staff in the Agricultural and Resource Economics Department, other state specialists, and agents in order to support the total Extension educational program.
*Administratively responsible to the UT Extension Regional Director. The Department Head in Agricultural and Resource Economics and MANAGE Coordinator will provide program support and will have direct input to the Regional Director on job performance.
*Secure extramural funds through grants, fee-based programs, and gifts.
*Accurately report ANR program accomplishments and impacts into the UT Extension reporting system in a timely fashion.
*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.
Assume other duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 178229
About Institute of Agriculture
The Institute’s four major units are the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the College of Veterinary Medicine, UT AgResearch and UT Extension. The Institute contributes to improving the quality of lives and enhancing the agricultural, economic, environmental and social well-being of Tennessee. Our clientele include students, families, farmers, 4-Hers, agribusiness and the general public.