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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Limited Term, Full-time


NO: 440271DATE: July 15th, 2020
Position Title
Agent Assistant I/II - Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (Coosa & Talladega County)
Location
Coosa County
Closing Date
August 15, 2020
Salary
Salary grade 28 $22,300-$41,700
Picture of Coosa County
For Specifics About Job Duties Contact:
Sharon Haynes
County Extension Coordinator
Coosa County

Address:
P.O. Box 247
Rockford, AL 35136

Office: (256) 377-4713
Mobile: (256) 975-0089
Email: sah0008@aces.edu
Job Summary
This position will work in in the Coosa County Extension Office. 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.

The Alabama Cooperative Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Agent Assistant will work in and serve clients in Coosa & Talladega Counties. The Agent Assistant will be responsible for conducting nutrition education programs with limited-resource participants in a group setting.

The EFNEP Agent Assistant should possess knowledge of food and nutrition as they relate to providing an adequate and affordable diet for a family. The EFNEP Agent Assistant will report to the County Extension Coordinator; receive initial and continuous training from staff; follow EFNEP guidelines and utilize EFNEP nutrition subject matter content with participants; maintain records; maintain a caseload according to EFNEP policies and procedures; and follow established guidelines as required by State and CSREES/USDA.

The Agent Assistant will work a flexible 40-hour work week schedule to include early mornings and late afternoons, based on the needs of participants.

Must have effective communication and human relation skills; a working knowledge of operating a personal computer, including a demonstrated competency using Microsoft Word software; an understanding of basic mathematical skills; excellent organizational skills to efficiently and accurately maintain records; and ability to work collaboratively and professionally with families and co workers is essential; must have a sincere interest in working with volunteers and professional staff in an educational setting; decision making and leadership skills; a willingness to become familiar with and work within the philosophy and guidelines of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and have access to reliable transportation.

Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection.
Job Specifications
Level I requires a high school diploma or equivalent; four (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 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;

Degree may be considered in lieu of years of experience

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