Position X1918 Extension Agent
Program Area Agriculture & Community Economic Development
Clientele Served Adult
Headquarters Cleveland, TN
Screening of applicants' credentials will begin 07/20/2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Date Issued: 06/20/2019
Effective Date: 08/01/2019
Commensurate with training and experience. This position is funded jointly by UT Extension and Bradley County. Braldey County Government funds 48% of the position salary and benefits costs.
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.
Plan, execute, and evaluate programs in the areas of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Keep abreast of the latest information in Agriculture, Marketing and Community Economic Development to meet the educational needs of the county.
Develop a cadre of supporters and volunteers to aid in the delivery of programs.
Secure extramural funds through grants, fee-based programs, and gifts.
Provide accurate and timely reporting of program accomplishments and impacts into the UT Extension reporting system.
Responsible to the County Director in all administrative and program matters.
Responsible for supporting and assisting with the 4-H Youth Development Program.
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.
Bachelor's degree in agriculture or Natural Resources is required.
A 2.7 cumulative GPA (BS degree on a 4 point scale) or an earned Master's Degree is required. Preference will be given to applicants with a MS Degree, and/or work experience in a related field.
A complete application will include a 1) letter of interest, 2) a resume or curriculum vitae, 3) an official or unofficial transcript showing degree(s) conferred.
Please apply online by clicking this link: Apply for Extension Educator Positions
UT Extension Phone: (865) 974- 7245
212 D Morgan Hall Fax: (865) 974-0882
Knoxville, TN 37996-4525
Web Site: http://utextension.tennessee.edu
University Of Tennessee