4-H Agent Assistant I/II

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 27, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Russell County

Division Name

AL Cooperative Extension System

Position Title

4-H Agent Assistant I/II

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE


Limited Term


Limited Term Length

One Year

Job Summary

This is a one year limited term position that will be located in Phenix City, AL. Continuation of employment is contingent upon availability of funding.

The Agent Assistant will be responsible for implementing and coordinating the goals and objectives of the 4-H Youth program for the Russell County Extension Office. The Agent Assistant will also assist in preparing curriculum, implementing youth related programs and working directly with youth activities. The Agent Assistant will follow and adapt when necessary, specific lesson plans designed to broaden youth social and cognitive skills through hands-on activities. Must have good organizational skills to efficiently and accurately maintain records of youth education sessions and progress, as well as follow the guidelines and policies of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. The Agent Assistant will assist and/or work with the County Extension Coordinator and 4-H Regional Extension Agent in activities that benefit the youth of the counties.

Essential Functions

The successful applicant must have a demonstrated interest in working with youth ages 5-19 concerning a variety of issues. Must have a sincere interest in working with volunteers and professional staff in an educational setting, and the ability to recruit, train and motivate volunteers while nurturing positive self-esteem, decision-making and leadership skills; ability to follow instructions related to work with minimum supervision from professional staff; a willingness to become familiar with and work within the philosophy and guidelines of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System; and access to reliable transportation.
Effective communication and human relations skills; a working knowledge in operating a personal computer (i.e. software programs including Microsoft Word and Access) are all critical.

Education Level

High school diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience


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 II requires a high school diploma or equivalent plus 6 years of relevant experience.

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

A valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection.

Desired Qualifications

Experience working with traditionally under-served audiences; experience working with youth livestock programs; and the ability to work with commodity and civic groups.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$22,300 - $41,700

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

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Closing Date


EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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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Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

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  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
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  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
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  3. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * 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 to use in lieu of years or experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection?
    • Yes
    • No

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