Extension Program Assistant, Family & Consumer Sciences

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Sep 22, 2022
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Extension Prgram Ast

Job Description:

Program Delivery
Teaches educational programs to adult and youth audiences with a focus on nutrition and healthy lifestyles. Partners with community organizations in the county such as schools, health departments or other agencies to provide programs. Uses proven, research-based teaching methods to instruct clientele. Collects demographic data on clients served. Evaluates knowledge gained and behavioral changes through approved evaluation tools.

Planning & Program Support
Assists FCS Agent with correspondence, marketing, registration, and evaluation tools to be used with educational programs. Provides administrative support by responding to clientele email, telephone calls, and walk-in inquiries regarding FCS topics. Models and promotes excellent customer service to all internal and external constituents. Assists in helping with collaborative/office-wide events and programs as well as 4-H youth programs when needed.

Training & Travel
Develops and improves knowledge of subject matter, becomes more proficient in determining client needs, understands various methods of reaching and teaching the clientele, and develops proficiency in educational curricula. Expands professional knowledge through attending trainings, obtaining certifications, and other professional development opportunities. Travels to assigned teaching sites by means of a personal vehicle or county vehicle. Occasional out-of-county travel may be required.

Maintains accurate demographic and evaluation records and reports. Submits reports on time to County Extension Director.

Expected Salary:

$15.80 per hour

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Valid Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications:

3-5 years nutrition education experience
Experience working with diverse youth and adult audiences
Experience teaching yoga, mindfulness, and other physical activities
Excellent organizational skills

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

Time limited positions are based on circumstances, such as funding sources, which control the length of time for which the position is available. A time-limited position has the same rights as a position with a regular appointment modifier, except such position does not have rights provided for layoff, recall, and notice of non-reappointment. It is at the discretion of the college or unit to determine if a position is time-limited.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:No