County Extension Agent - Family & Consumer Sciences - Eastland County
Texas A&M AgriLife - Eastland, TX

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Hiring Unit

Cty Prg - District 8

NOV Number

06767

Job Type

Full-Time

Salary

Commensurate

Pay Basis

Monthly

Budgeted?

Budgeted - with benefits

Position open to internal candidates only?

No

Location

Eastland

District (required for AgriLife Extension County Programs Positions only)

08 - Stephenville

County (required for AgriLife Extension County Programs Positions only)

Eastland

Major/Essential Duties of Job

Provides leadership for an effective educational program that supports the families and youth. Responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating an effective outcome-based program that supports identified issues in Eastland County; responsible for effectively reporting, marketing, and interpreting results of programming efforts. Develops and works with stakeholder-based committees that provide direction for Extension programs supporting family and consumer sciences. Works with community-based organizations to effectively link Extension and family and consumer sciences. Understands job responsibilities of a county Extension agent and accepts the responsibilities associated with the position.

Occasional Duties

Works under the direct supervision of the District Extension Administrator. Responsible for working cooperatively with other county Extension faculty.

Required Education:
Master's Degree required. Applicants with a Bachelor's Degree will be considered contingent upon their agreement to complete a Master's Degree from an accredited university within eight years of employment with the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. Applicants with a Bachelor's Degree must have a four-year grade point average of 2.5 based on a 4.0 system, or 3.0 on a 4.0 system for the last 2 years (approximately 60 hours) of college work.

Preferred Education:
A graduate degree in family and consumer sciences or field closely related to the scope of job responsibilities is required. Experience equivalency may be considered if related and relevant to job responsibilities.

Required Experience:
Computer skills required; willingness to work necessary hours to fulfill job responsibilities (some evenings and weekends). Must have a strong service ethic and desire to work with all audiences in Eastland County, regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religion, disability or national origin.

Preferred Experience:
Required licenses, certifications, or registrations:
Preferred licenses, certifications, or registrations:
Required special knowledge, abilities, and skills:
Computer skills required; willingness to work necessary hours to fulfill job responsibilities (some evenings and weekends). Must have a strong service ethic and desire to work with all audiences in Eastland County, regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religion, disability or national origin.

Preferred special knowledge, abilities, and skills:
Ability to communicate effectively - bilingual (English and Spanish) skills preferred, demonstrated ability to integrate technology information, knowledge, and skills in applying solutions to issues identified by county stakeholders.

Other requirements or other factors:
Documents associated with this posting

Cover Letter - required Resume - required

Comments to Applicants

This is a professional Extension position for individuals interested in a career in strengthening limited resource families and youth in the areas of nutrition and health. The applicant must exhibit a willingness to develop and/or enhance required competencies as experience and job knowledge is acquired. (Required competencies are outlined at http://countyprograms.tamu.edu/comp.htm). Entry level compensation for Master's degree $35,000. (Bachelor's degree $31,000). Starting salary enhanced with Base Plus Program. With successful job performance, agents receive salary increases when professional plus Extension experience reach 6, 12 and 24 month levels. Increases total $3,900. Employment is contingent upon the agency's verification of credentials and/or other information required by agency procedures, including the completion of a criminal history check. Finalists may be required to furnish a copy of official transcript documenting degree conferred. Texas law requires all males 18-25 show proof of compliance with federal Selective Service law to be eligible for employment. Must be willing to reside in Eastland County. Information about Eastland County can be reviewed at: http://Eastland -tx.tamu.edu/

Does this position accept online applications?

Yes

Quicklink for Posting

greatjobs.tamu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=188819

Security-Sensitive Designation

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the agency's verification of credentials and/or other information required by agency procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

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