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Extension Agent for 4-H / Youth Development Education - Franklin Co.

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POST DATE 8/24/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

Company
University of Kentucky
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
RE08367
AJE Ref #
575970322
Location
Lexington, KY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB SUMMARY

Location: Frankfort, Kentucky.

Franklin County is located in Central Kentucky. The Extension Agent for 4-H / Youth Development Education will work to provide leadership and management to the overall 4-H youth development program for Franklin County. Agent responsibilities include: 1) implement a well-rounded program that develops youth through school and community-based programs; 2) recruit and train volunteers leaders to work with youth; 3) utilize and/or develop councils, advisory groups, and committees in programming; 4) jointly share responsibility in community programming around issues involving leadership development, community involvement, local government, community services and other forms of community economic development. This position will serve all clientele ensuring that all youth and adults have an equal opportunity to participate in extension programs regardless of race, gender, age, color, sex, religion, disability, or national origin.

All agents in a county will support the dissemination of useful and practical information on subjects relating to Agriculture, Family Consumer Sciences, 4-H and Community and Rural Development as outlined in the KRS statues 164.605 to 164.675.

Resume, cover letter and transcript(s) are required at time of application.

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES

Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing with groups, individuals and through mass media.

Ability to use the computer for program delivery and management.

Ability to visit clientele at sites throughout the county.

Ability to plan and teach educational programs.

Demonstrated leadership and ability to serve as a positive role model.

DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
No

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Previous experience working with youth is preferred.

DEADLINE TO APPLY
09/13/2016

PRE-EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this 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.