Agent Assistant I/II - Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (Russellville, Al)

Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 07, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


Position Details

Requisition Number

S105P

Home Org Name

Franklin County

Division Name

AL Cooperative Extension System

Position Title

Agent Assistant I/II - Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (Russellville, Al)

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 in the Franklin County Extension Office in Russellville, AL. 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 Franklin County. 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.

Essential Functions

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

Experience in the organization and/or
presentation of pre-designed educational
programs/services, customer service,
administrative support/clerical or related
experience.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level I:
High school diploma or equivalent and four (4) years of experience in the organization and/or presentation of pre-designed educational programs/services, customer service, administrative support/clerical or related experience
Salary range: $22,300- $37,200

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
Salary range: $25,000- $41,700.

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Valid driver’s license

Desired Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates who are bilingual in Spanish.

Salary Grade

28

Salary Range

$22,300 - $41,700

Job Category

Education/Instructional

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

10/07/2020

Closing Date

10/25/2020

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other
Supplemental Questions

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  1. How were you made aware of this opportunity?
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  2. Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have 4 years of experience in the organization and/or presentation of pre-designed educational programs/services, customer service, administrative support/clerical or related experience; OR a degree in lieu of years of experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection?
    • Yes
    • No


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