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Program Assistant for EFNEP Jefferson County

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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

Company
University of Kentucky
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
RE08301
AJE Ref #
575918298
Location
Lexington, KY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY

This position works out of the Jefferson County Extension Office which is located at 810 Barret Avenue, Louisville, KY.

Under the supervision of the County Extension Agent for Family & Consumer Sciences and/or Area Extension Agent for Food and Nutrition, the person filling this position will be responsible for delivering nutrition education programs to limited resource individuals and families. Educational programs may include workshops, exhibits, presentations, and food demonstrations on topics such as basic nutrition, food security, food safety, and food budget management. Regular duties include: recruiting and enrolling youth and families in the EFNEP Program; planning and organizing the educational delivery; evaluating the programs and submitting required records including computer and web based reports promptly; and attending all training conferences. The Program Assistant will also refer to county extension agents the names, needs, and/or interest for individuals in areas other than nutrition.

Salary: $12.00 per hour

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES

Computer and food preparation skills. Knowledge of community organizations and agencies. Ability to plan, conduct and evaluate educational events. Oral and written communication skills and organizational and process skills. Ability to relate effectively with adults and youth.

DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
No

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

High School or GED education required. Associates Degree preferred.

DEADLINE TO APPLY
09/07/2016

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.