Clientele Served Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union, and Washington Counties
Headquarters Sevierville, TN
Screening of applicants' credentials will begin 10/21/2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
Date Issued: 09/21/2020
Effective Date: 02/01/2021
Salary: Commensurate with training and experience. This position is funded 100% by UT Extension
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.
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: 204987
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.