Extension Specialist, Project Manager, High Obesity Program, Family & Consumer Sciences
Institute of Agriculture
Location: knoxville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 23000001Y9
POSITION X2363Extension Specialist, Project Manager, High Obesity Program
LOCATIONThe University of Tennessee, The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, UT Extension, Family & Consumer Sciences, Knoxville TN
TARGET START DATENovember 1, 2023
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary is commensurate with training and experience. This is a grant-funded position. Continued employment is
contingent upon performance and funding. 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.
The Extension Specialist for CDC High Obesity Program is responsible to the Assistant Dean for the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) and Program Faculty Lead. This specialist provides leadership as project manager for planning, implementing, and evaluating the CDC High Obesity Program grant. This position works as a team member in coordination of program activities. This is a grant-funded, nontenure accruing position. Continuation of this grant-funded appointment is contingent upon continued funding through Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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.