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Extension Program Support Coordinator (Rowan County)

  • TITLE: Extension Program Support Coordinator (East Regional Center Rowan County)

    DEPARTMENT: Cooperative Extension Program

    REPORTS TO: Eastern Regional Extension Director

    EFFECTIVE DATE Position will Remain Open until Filled

    EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-time

    EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Exempt

    PRINCIPAL PURPOSE OF JOB: Extension Program Support Coordinator under the direct supervision of the East Regional Extension Director of the College of Agriculture, Community, and Sciences, performs a variety of Extension and secretarial duties for the Extension Program with a focus on the East Regional Center events. To support East Regional Extension Director and staff Extension personnel: interacts with the public, makes travel arrangements and assists on travel documents, keeps a calendar for all East Regional Center events, creates purchase orders, conducts research for pricing for supplies and equipment. Additional duties include, processing forms, performing data entry, and establishing and maintaining records. Enters data, draft, edit, revise, and print letters, tables, reports, and other materials for the unit.

    SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY: Extension Program Support Coordinator (East Regional Center, Rowan County) under the direct supervision of the East Regional Extension Director of the College of Agriculture, Community, and Sciences, performs a variety of Extension and secretarial duties for the Extension Program with a focus on the East Regional Center. Most often duties include as answering and directing phone calls, filing information, and managing office supply needs to support faculty and staff Extension personnel: interacts with the public, makes travel arrangements and assists on travel documents, keeps a calendar for all East Regional Center events, creates purchase orders, conducts research for pricing for supplies and equipment. Additional duties often include tasks such as scheduling appointments, coordinating program events, greeting visitors, and maintaining organized file systems for the program staff.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    • Supports the East Regional Extension Director and needs of the East Regional Center office and Extension program

    • Keeps a calendar for all East Regional Center events

    • Makes travel arrangements and assists on travel documents, and assigns vehicles to travelers

    • Researches pricing for supplies and equipment, creates and processes requisitions

    • Performs a wide variety of typing assignments which are sometimes confidential in nature; operates personal computer to enter data, draft, edit, revise, and print letters, tables, reports, and other materials.

    • Daily interactions with the public, KSU students, staff, and faculty

    • Creates and distributes correspondence, reports, and other documents

    • Proof and edits letters, success stories as well as enters program contacts into the Kentucky Reporting System (KERS)

    • Assists with creating and maintaining frequent publications for community and partners

    • Performs data entry and maintains files, database, and record retention

    • Maintains budgets and accounts

    • Creates and processes requisitions, travel arrangements, budget transfers, and check requests for staff, faculty, guests, and students

    • Travel to Frankfort, Kentucky for meetings, in state and outstate professional development assigned by East Regional Extension Director

    • Instructs and supervises student employees

    • Performs other duties as assigned

    OTHER DUTIES:The position will conduct other duties as required.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:

    • Organizing and coordinating skills.

    • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.

    • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.

    • Word processing and/or data entry skills.

    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.

    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

    • Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments.

    • Records maintenance skills.

    • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.

    • Ability to perform simple accounting procedures.

    • Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment.

    • Receptionist skills.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

    • No or very limited physical effort required.

    • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

    Internal Candidates are Encouraged to Apply

    Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States. At this time, Kentucky State University is unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa

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