9 days old

Extension Assistant

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Extension Assistant
Requisition Number RE20613
Working Title Extension Assistant for Agriculture and Natural Resources - Johnson County
Department Name 81311: KCES District 1
Work Location Lexington, 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

Job-related travel; visiting clientele at sites throughout the county (including farms); sitting/standing/walking for long periods; handling of average-weight objects up to 50 lbs.

Shift

Monday-Friday (8:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m.); occasional nights, weekends or holidays may be required.

Job Summary

Extension Assistant for Agriculture and Natural Resources Johnson County

Location: Paintsville, KY.

As an Extension Assistant, you will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Agriculture and Horticulture program areas and the Agriculture and Natural Resources and Horticulture County Agents. You will report to the County Agriculture and Natural Resources 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 Extension Agent(s), the Extension Assistant will assist in: Quickbooks, maintaining budget files, recruiting members and volunteer leaders, providing support and guidance to existing clubs or programs, recruiting and working with volunteers in conducting events and activities such as project groups, and ANR or horticulture achievement events, and public presentation programs; serving all clientele, ensuring that all youth and adults have an equal opportunity to participate in extension programs regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.

Salary $10.50

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, Office 365, Teams, Skype for Business; Zoom; Quickbooks

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Education or previous experience in agriculture and previous experience working in an administrative support role.

Deadline to Apply 10/28/2019
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.

Categories

Posted: 2019-10-09 Expires: 2019-11-08

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