Camden County Extension Agent (Woodbine, Georgia)
University of Georgia - Georgia

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Position Announcement: #2366 County Extension Agent - Agriculture &Natural Resources

Headquarters: Woodbine, GA, SE District County: Camden

Position Available: 9/1/2013

The incumbent will be responsible for managing the Agricultural and Natural Resources program in Camden County by providing educational programs in a wide variety of agriculturally related areas.

Qualifications: This position requires:
  • Successful experience in program development and management, a demonstrated communication ability as well as skills in leadership and management, a demonstrated ability to multi-task and work as a team member and with groups;
  • The ability to design, coordinate, and teach educational programs to meet community needs; and a
  • A Bachelor’s degree in General Agriculture, Crop & Soil Science, Plant Protection & Pest Management, Horticulture, animal Science, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Forestry, or closely related area (a Master’s degree is strongly preferred).
Major Responsibilities:
  • Utilizes the expertise of advisory groups, community leaders, public officials and representatives of intended audiences to analyze data, identify needs, and assist in developing educational programs
  • Develops plan of work that is equitable in meeting the needs of the varied counties’ socio-economic situation
  • Targets specific audiences for educational programs addressing critical issues identified in plan of work
  • Implements Cooperative Extension’s Equal Opportunity plan
  • Develops and conducts relevant interdisciplinary programs with other staff members based on critical issues
  • Collaborates with other agencies and community groups to plan and implement programs
  • Conducts promotional efforts to expand the public’s view of extension programming
  • Utilizes current research data and information on emerging issues in program development and teaching
  • Demonstrates personal interest and involvement in community by participating in and supporting civic/community activities/organizations and networking with community leaders
  • See for a listing of other responsibilities.
  • This position requires frequent night meetings, some weekend work, and attendance at out-of-county meetings. A valid driver’s license is required.
Administrative Relationships: - This position serves as a UGA Public Service Faculty Member and a member of the Camden County Extension Staff ( ) and is under the direction and leadership of the Camden County Extension Coordinator and the Southeast District Extension Director.

Salary & Benefits: $40,400/year minimum with a Master’s Degree (Bachelor’s $34,500) in an appropriate subject area as well as an excellent benefits package is available as a faculty member of the University of Georgia.

Application Procedures: To ensure consideration, your application must be received in UGA Human Resources’ iPAWS system by July 24th, 2013. Apply online at (or select the “County Extension Agents” button). Please direct questions and mail original transcripts to: UGA CAES Business Office, 215 Conner Hall, Athens, GA 30602, (706) 542-2373,

Agriculture and Natural Resources
· Family and Consumer Sciences
· 4-H Youth
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution

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CIP Discipline Code:
Agriculture & Related Ind (Admin code)
Agronomy And Crop Science
Soil Science And Agronomy, General
Animal Sciences, General

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