Position X2020 Extension Agent Program Area Family and Consumer Sciences
Clientele Served Adult Headquarters Clarksville, TN
Screening of applicants' credentials will begin 07/09/2020 and willcontinue until the position is filled.
Date Issued: 06/09/2020
Effective Date: 08/01/2020
SALARY: Commensurate with training and experience. This position is funded by the Tennessee Nutrition and Consumer Education Program (TNCEP) and Expanded Foods & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) grants and is renewable annually, depending on funding availability, project progress and performance. The Agent is responsible to the Montgomery County Extension Director and will work closely with the Regional Program Leader and Nutrition Education Programs Director.
BENEFITS: Group hospitalization and life insurance; State Retirement; Workers' Compensation; 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.
RESPONSIBILITIES will include: *Plan, execute, and evaluate Extension programs related to low-income nutrition education that are diverse, impactful, and engage clients throughout the county *Provide leadership for Extension programs that meet the needs of all eligible clientele regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion or veteran status. *Recruit, train, and support volunteer leaders to support low-income nutrition education Extension programs within the county. *Under the direction of the County Director, participates in hiring, training and supervising Program Assistants funded to work with limited resource nutrition education audiences. *Develop and maintain expertise to Family and Consumer Sciences subjects especially related to nutrition education. *Cooperate with the staff in promoting the total Extension program. *Provide accurate and timely reporting of program accomplishments & impacts into the UT Extension reporting system. *Maintain an image of a professional educator through proper attitude, appropriate dress, suitable conduct, and strong communication skills that will reflect favorably on the University of Tennessee. *Develop and maintain community partnerships and a county coalition to show external collaborative work for low-income nutrition education efforts at the environmental, systems and policy levels *Develop a network of relationships with key stakeholders, organizations, and Extension employees pertinent to Extension programs. *Assist with county budgetary and administrative functions related to the nutrition program area. *Utilize all areas of mass media as an educational tool for dissemination of Family and Consumer Sciences programs. *Assume other duties as assigned to TNCEP/EFNEP programming.
Internal Number: 200026
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.