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Extension Assistant

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Louisville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Posting Details
Posting Details Job Title Extension Assistant

Requisition Number RE33922

Working Title

Department Name 81360:4-H CENTRAL OPERATIONS

Work Location Louisville, Ky

Grade Level 00

Salary Range

Type of Position Staff

Position Time Status Part-Time

Required Education No set minimum requirements.

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience No set minimum requirements.

Required License/Registration/Certification None

Physical Requirements Ability to sit/stand for long periods; Able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.

Shift 8:00 am-4:30 pm daily Monday - Friday with occasional evenings and weekends as needed

Job Summary The Extension Assistant-4-H/Youth Development Education is located in Jefferson County-Louisville, KY.As an Extension Assistant for 4-H/Youth Development Education, you will be responsible for providing administrative support to the 4-H/Youth Development Education program area and the 4-H/Youth Development Education County Agent (s). You will report to an Extension Agent and there will be a high level of interaction with the general public. The Extension Assistant will be expected to be knowledgeable of the philosophy, goals and objectives, policies and procedures of the Cooperative Extension Service. General duties include program support, teaching, recruitment & marketing, and record keeping while conducting yourself in a professional manner. Under the supervision of the 4-H/Youth Development Education Extension Agent (s), the Extension Assistant will assist in: promoting and organizing new 4-H clubs; recruiting members and volunteer leaders; providing support and guidance to existing 4-H clubs; recruiting and working with volunteers in conducting events and activities such as project groups, 4-H achievement events, and public presentation programs; serving all clientele, ensuring that all youth adults have an equal opportunity to participate in extension programs regardless of race, gender, age, color, sex, religion, disability, or national origin.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID -19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID -19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities n/a

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No

Preferred Education/Experience n/a

Deadline to Apply 05/31/2022

University Community of Inclusion The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Keywords: University of Kentucky, Louisville , Extension Assistant, Other , Louisville, Kentucky

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