Extension Assistant, eLearning, Extension Evaluation %26 Staff Development
Institute of Agriculture
Location: knoxville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 229882
POSITION X2231 Extension Assistant, eLearning
LOCATION The University of Tennessee, Institute of Agriculture, Extension Evaluation & Staff Development, Knoxville, TN
EFFECTIVE DATE May 1, 2022
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary is commensurate with training and experience. This is a Limited Duration Appointment (LDA) appointment for regular employment. This position depends on acceptable performance and funding. The position is established for up to one year with an option to renew the appointment annually for a maximum of three years. Benefits include group hospitalization and life insurance, State Employees 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.
This Extension Assistant position will deliver current, research-based subject matter information and educational training primarily, but not limited to Extension agents via eLearning methods. Author eLearning materials with subject matter faculty and staff for public distribution to support the Extension educational programs.
The position will support the Tennessee program by planning and conducting regional and statewide events and developing eLearning tools. Plan, conduct, implement, and evaluate assigned phases of the educational programs of Extension in such a manner that they meet the needs of all participants. Address current needs and anticipate upcoming needs in a manner that problems can be attacked in a proactive manner.
Manages UT's Institute of Agriculture learning management system. Develop and prepare appropriate training materials and programs for Extension personnel and clientele and deliver them in the most effective means possible while modeling exemplary teaching methods. Keep current in assigned subject matter area and strive for professional improvement by means of study, seminars, professional meetings, and self-evaluation.
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.