Agent Assistant I/II - Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (Wilcox & Clarke Counties)
Requisition Number S320P Home Org Name Wilcox County Division Name AL Cooperative Extension System Position Title Agent Assistant I/II - Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (Wilcox & Clarke Counties) Job Class Code CA01A/B Appointment Status Full-time Part-time FTE Limited Term Yes Limited Term Length One Year Job Summary
This position will work in the Wilcox County Extension Office. This is a one year limited term position. Continued employment is based on the continuation of extramural funding and is subject to renewal on an annual basis.
The Alabama Cooperative Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program ( EFNEP ) Agent Assistant will work in and serve clients in Wilcox and Clarke Counties. The Agent Assistant will be responsible for conducting nutrition education programs with limited-resource participants in a group setting.
The EFNEP Agent Assistant should possess knowledge of food and nutrition as they relate to providing an adequate and affordable diet for a family. The EFNEP Agent Assistant will report to the County Extension Coordinator; receive initial and continuous training from staff; follow EFNEP guidelines and utilize EFNEP nutrition subject matter content with participants; maintain records; maintain a caseload according to EFNEP policies and procedures; and follow established guidelines as required by State and CSREES / USDA .
The Agent Assistant will work a flexible 40-hour work week schedule to include early mornings and late afternoons, based on the needs of participants.
Must have effective communication and human relation skills; a working knowledge of operating a personal computer, including a demonstrated competency using Microsoft Word software; an understanding of basic mathematical skills; excellent organizational skills to efficiently and accurately maintain records; and ability to work collaboratively and professionally with families and co workers is essential; must have a sincere interest in working with volunteers and professional staff in an educational setting; decision making and leadership skills; a willingness to become familiar with and work within the philosophy and guidelines of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and have access to reliable transportation.
Education Level High School Diploma Field of Study Years of Experience 4 Area of Experience
Organization and/or presentation of pre-designed educational programs/services, customer service, administrative support/clerical or related experience.
Requirements for Additional Job Levels
Level II requires a high school diploma or equivalent; six (6) years of experience in the organization and/or presentation of pre-designed educational programs/services, customer service, administrative support/clerical or related experience;
Education Level Degree may be considered in lieu of years of experience Field of Study Years of Experience Area of Experience Requirements for Additional Job Levels
Minimum Skills and Abilities Minimum Technology Skills Minimum License and Certifications
Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection.
Salary Grade 28 Salary Range $22,300 - $41,700 Job Category Physical/Social Sciences Working Hours if Non-Traditional List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position Posting Date 07/15/2020 Closing Date EEO Statement
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