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Agent Assistant I/II - Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (Coosa & Talladega County)

Employer
Auburn University
Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 3, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nutrition, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number

S1888P

Home Org Name

Coosa County

Division Name

AL Cooperative Extension System

Position Title

Agent Assistant I/II - Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (Coosa & Talladega County)

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 Coosa & Talladega Counties with the main office location in Coosa County Extension Office in Rockford. *Office space available in Talladega as well.

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. Funding for this program has been continuous for over 50 years.



The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program ( EFNEP ) is a federally funded nutrition education program that uses a peer educator model to teach families, youth, and pregnant women with limited incomes. EFNEP programming includes basic nutrition and cooking, food safety, food resource management, food security, and physical activity.

The Alabama Cooperative Extension EFNEP Agent Assistant will work in and serve clients in Coosa & Talladega counties. The Agent Assistant has the opportunity to positively impact the health of local communities by conducting nutrition education programs with limited-resource participants in a group or one-on-one setting, including at schools, social services, community agencies, and more. This position will serve youth, families, and pregnant women.

About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship, and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts, and more!

Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting aub.ie/working-at-auburn .

Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit auburn.edu/inclusion to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

Essential Functions

The EFNEP Agent Assistant responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • Have knowledge of, or be willing to gain knowledge about, food and nutrition as they relate to a healthy and affordable diet for a family
  • Provide education to multiple groups and individuals through a series of nutrition education classes
  • Create a positive, hands-on learning experience for participants
  • Actively seek out and build new partnerships to maintain consistent teaching schedule
  • Recruit and retain eligible participants for EFNEP class series
  • Follow EFNEP guidelines and use approved EFNEP nutrition education curriculum with participants Maintain accurate records, including entry and exit paperwork, attendance sheets, travel, budget reports, EFNEP supply inventory, etc.
  • Maintain a caseload according to EFNEP policies and procedures
  • Maintain a high level of communication with supervisors, mentors, and other program staff
  • Report to the County Extension Coordinator assigned as supervisor of record
  • Receive initial and continuous training from EFNEP state staff, supervisor, and fellow educators
  • Follow established guidelines as required by State and CSREES / USDA
The Agent Assistant will work a flexible 40-hour work week schedule that may include some early mornings and late afternoons, based on the needs of participants.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Level

High school diploma or equivalent

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 I requires a high school diploma or equivalent and 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

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)

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, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities
  • Effective communication and human relation skills
  • A working knowledge of operating a personal computer, including a demonstrated competency using Microsoft Office software
  • An understanding of basic mathematical skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to efficiently and accurately maintain records
  • Ability to work collaboratively and professionally with families, volunteers, and coworkers
  • Sincere interest in working with program participants in an educational setting
  • Decision making and leadership skills
  • Willingness to become familiar with and work within the philosophy and guidelines of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System
  • Access to reliable transportation
Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection.

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Salary Grade

28

Salary Range

$22,300 - $41,700

Job Category

Administrative

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

City position is located in:

Rockford

State position is located:

Alabama

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

08/03/2022

Closing Date

08/21/2022

EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. 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.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Quick Link for Internal Postings

https://www.auemployment.com/postings/31366
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
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    • Other
  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 to use 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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