Position X2022 Extension Agent, Sevier County Program Area 4-H Youth Development Clientele Served Youth
Headquarters Sevierville, TN
Screening of applicants' credentials will begin 07/30/2020 and willcontinue until the position is filled.
Date Issued: 06/30/2020
Effective Date: 11/01/2020
Commensurate with training and experience. This position is funded by Sevier County. Sevier County Government funds 43.00% of the position salary and benefits costs.
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 afterthree years of service; reimbursement for official travel.
RESPONSIBILITIES: *Plans, executes, and evaluates 4-H Youth Development (100%) educational programs. *Implements, evaluates, and reports 4-H Youth Development Programs related to organization, leadership, recognition, sponsorship, etc. *Assumes responsibility for all youth projects, activities, shows, events, and committees. *Secures and trains volunteer leaders and serves as an educational resource for educational youth programs within the county. *Responsible to the County Extension Director and must keep current on the latest research information in youth development. * Secure extramural funds to support Extension programs via grants, fee-based programs, and gifts. *Obtain sponsorship for all youth activities and programs with assistance from county staff members when appropriate. *Provides 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: 200746
About 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.