Position X2027 Extension Agent, Weakley County Program Area 4-H Youth Development Clientele Served 4-H Youth Headquarters Dresden, TN
Screening of applicants' credentials will begin 09/13/2020 and willcontinue until the position is filled.
Date Issued: 08/13/2020
Effective Date: 02/01/2021
Commensurate with training and experience. This position is funded jointly by UT Extension and Weakley County. Weakley County Government funds 28% of the position salary and benefits costs.
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.
The responsibilities for this position will include:
Plans, executes, and evaluates 4-H Youth Development (100%) educational programs.
Implements, evaluates, and reports 4-H Youth Development Programs related to organization, leadership, recognition, sponsorship, etc.
Assumes responsibility for all youth projects, activities, shows, events, and committees.
Secures and trains volunteer leaders and serves as an educational resource for educational youth programs within the county.
Responsible to the County Extension Director and must keep current on the latest research information in youth development.
Provides 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: 203226
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.