Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Area Agronomic Extension Agent
University or Organization :
Clemson University
State or Territory :
S. Carolina
Application Deadline :
None Stated
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Area Agronomic Extension Agent
Keywords separated by commas :
crops, agronomic, peanut, corn, cotton, soybean, soils
Location :
Hampton County, SC
Area, Department or Unit :
Extension Field Operations
Full/Part Time :
F/T
Salary :
Commensurate with Education & Experience
Start Date:
Feb 01, 2019
Description:
The Area County Extension Agent is a member of the Extension staff of Clemson University. The area agronomic agent is responsible for working cooperatively with other county and state staff to plan, implement, maintain and evaluate Extension education programs for county, region, and state adult/youth clientele. The area of focus for this program will include providing expertise and leadership in educational programming for adults in agronomic crop production. The agent will be responsible for all aspects of crop production education. The responsibilities will include Integrated Crop Management, Pesticide Education and Licensing as well as marketing and any other relevant agronomic areas. The major crops will be cotton, peanut, corn, soybean and small grains production. In addition to these responsibilities, the County Extension Agent will provide expertise and leadership in educational programs and assistance to limited resource producers. They will also assist the 4-H Agent and Volunteer 4-H leaders in providing resources and materials for 4-H agriculture interest clubs. The performance of the assigned responsibilities is governed by the philosophy, policies, and procedures of the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service.1. Develop and implement comprehensive agronomic crop managementeducational programs for Hampton & Allendale Counties to include cotton, peanut, corn, soybean and small grains. 2. Cooperate with other staff members to prepare an annual planof work in agronomic and horticultural crop production and toimplement a county Extension education program in the identified areas.Teach both adults and 4-H youth through personal visitation, groupmeetings, tours, demonstrations, mass media, and volunteer leadertrainings. 3. Responsible for all Civil Rights compliance and other reporting procedures.
Position Category:
Extension Agent
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
Do applicants need to have a driver’s license or be able to provide alternate transportation
to carry out the functions
of this job? :
yes

ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education level :
BS in Agricultural field, MS preferred.
Years of experience :
Travel Requirements:
Some overnight travel
Other Requirements:

LINKS

Application URL:
This is the link to the official application website.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
M. J. Simmons
Phone Number with Area Code :
864-656-2511
Application Instructions :
Apply online via the Clemson Job Board link aboveTo ensure full consideration, please submit materials by January 2, 2019. Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.