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Chambers County 4-H Agent Assistant (Part-time)

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Nov 28, 2023

Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number

Home Org Name
Chambers County

Division Name
AL Cooperative Extension System

Position Title
Chambers County 4-H Agent Assistant (Part-time)

Job Class Code

Appointment Status

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

Limited Term Length
One Year

Job Summary

This is a part-time (50%) and one year limited term position that will be located in LaFayette, AL. Continuation of employment is contingent upon availability of funding.

The Agent Assistant will be responsible for implementing and coordinating the goals and objectives for the Chambers County 4-H program. For the County 4-H Program, the Agent Assistant will work with schools and volunteers to coordinate and/or facilitate in-school, after-school, and special interest community 4-H clubs.

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Essential Functions
  • Create 4-H publications such as fliers and newsletters; keep 4- Hers informed about upcoming events and deadlines; 4-H enrollment data entry; develop day camp opportunities; work with the County 4-H Team when planning programs and events; assist the 4-H Foundation Regional Extension Agent or County Extension Coordinator during 4-H programs; and lead some 4-H club meetings and programs.
  • The Agent Assistant will also create social media posts to promote 4-H programs and may help create educational videos for virtual programs.
  • The Agent Assistant will follow and adapt research-based lesson plans designed to broaden youth social and cognitive skills through hands-on activities.
  • The Agent Assistant serves as a member of the County 4-H Centennial Youth Initiative Team and assists with County 4-H and Extension activities.
  • Must have good organizational skills to efficiently and accurately maintain records of youth educational sessions and progress, as well as follow the guidelines and policies of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System ( ACES ).
  • Travel to program sites is reimbursed monthly in accordance with Auburn University & ACES policies and procedures.
  • The successful applicant must have a demonstrated interest in working with youth ages 9-19 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.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively and professionally with families and co-workers; must have a willingness to become familiar with and work within the ACES philosophy and guidelines.
  • Must have 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.
Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Level I- High school diploma or equivalent plus 4 years of experience in the organization and/or presentation of pre-designed educational programs/services, customer service, administrative support/clerical or related experience.

Level II- High school diploma or equivalent plus 6 years of experience in the organization and/or presentation of pre-designed educational programs/services, customer service, administrative support/clerical or related experience.

Substitutions allowed for Experience:
Degrees accepted in lieu of experience, at a rate of one year relevant education per year of required experience.

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications
  • Demonstrated ability working with 4-H programming, including livestock, STEM, wildlife, and/or environmental education. Experience working with traditionally underserved audiences.
Posting Detail Information

Salary Range
$15/hr - $22.50/hr

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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.

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