Screening of applicants' credentials will begin 06/11/2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
Date Issued: 05/11/2020
Effective Date: 07/01/2020
SALARY Commensurate with training and experience. This position is funded jointly by UT Extension and Johnson County. Johnson County Government funds 22.0% of the position salary and benefits costs.
BENEFITS Group hospitalization and life insurance; State Retirement; Workers' Compensation; sick and annual leave; numerous University of Tennessee and state benefits programs, including liberal time off for holidays, and longevity pay after three years of service; reimbursement for official travel.
Responsibilities for this position will include the following:
*Plan, execute, and evaluate Agriculture and Natural Resources (45%), Community Economic Development (10%) and 4-H Youth Development (45%) programs. *Responsible to the County Extension Director and must keep current on the latest research information in ANR/4-H Youth Development. *Assume joint responsibility for all applicable ANR/4-H Youth Development projects, activities, shows, events, and committees. *Recruit, train, and support volunteer leaders and serve as an educational resource for the 4-H Youth Development and Agriculture programs. *Secure extramural funds to support Extension programs via grants, fee-based programs, and gifts. *Develop and maintain expertise about issues important to ANR/4-H Youth Development in the county. *Cooperate with the staff in promoting the total Extension program. *Develop a network of relationships with key stakeholders, organizations, and Extension employees pertinent to Extension programs in the county. *Provide accurate and timely reporting of program accomplishments and impacts into the UT Extension reporting system. *Provide leadership for a program of activities that meets the needs of all eligible clientele regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion or veteran status. *Assume other duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 198466
About University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture
The Institute’s four major units are the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the College of Veterinary Medicine, UT AgResearch and UT Extension. The Institute contributes to improving the quality of lives and enhancing the agricultural, economic, environmental and social well-being of Tennessee. Our clientele include students, families, farmers, 4-Hers, agribusiness and the general public.