The Extension Program Specialist I, under general supervision, develops programs, services, products, and/or processes.
Attend headquarters staff conferences, program area conference calls, and Unit staff meetings; Attend district program planning conferences and training in support of county agents; Participate and present at professional development conferences and meetings at the state and national level; Develop and submit grant proposals in support of program goals and objectives.
Develop and provide educational documents, newsletters, fact sheets, curriculum, PowerPoint presentations, and videos, to support county agents in-depth and outreach plans; Travel to selected counties to provide technical assistance and training for agents and volunteers.
Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner to get along with co-workers, supervisors, and clientele; Performs other duties inclusive as deemed necessary.
Develop and prepare teaching materials, e.g. publications, leaflets, and other informational materials in support of the 4-H Youth Development programarea; Interprets and disseminate relevant educational information from current applicable research findings, demographics and economics and public policy; Interpret and disseminate relevant educational information from current applicable research findings, demographic and economic data and public policy; Develop comprehensive model plans which address base programs, critical issues, and clientele needs; Assist with development of evaluations instruments to measure program effectiveness.
Plan, develop and implement training programs for use by county staff in providing 4-H Youth Development to the under-served and underrepresented clientele; Analyze and interpret trends and other appropriate situational information and disseminate it for use by 1890 county personnel and committees in planning programs to meet local needs; Assist with the development of in-depth educational programs to solve significant problems and meet long-range objectives.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor?s degree in applicable field.
Five years of related experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of word processing, database, presentation and spreadsheet applications.
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Excellent written and verbal communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Job Posting Close Date:
Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Application Submission Guidelines:
All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.
The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. No further applicant documents will be accepted once the job posting has closed. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or email@example.com should you need assistance with the online application process.
Background Check Requirements:
Internal Number: R-006306
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