Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Extension Agent
University or Organization :
KSU/Extension Operations
State or Territory :
Application Deadline :
Jul 08, 2019
Descriptive Job Title :
Cherokee County 4-H Youth Development Extension Agent
Keywords separated by commas :
4-H Youth Development, Agriculture, Child Development, Community Development, Education/Instructional, Event Management/Services, Extension Agent/Educator, Recreational Services
Location :
Columbus, KS
Area, Department or Unit :
Cherokee County Extension
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
$41,500 to $70,000
Start Date:
None Stated
Extension agents are community based faculty of Kansas State University who make a difference by connecting community needs with university resources. Agents are administratively responsible to the local extension director and the local extension board.This position will provide primary leadership for the development, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive 4-H Youth Development program for school-aged youth, local residents, and extension colleagues. The primary focus of this position is youth development, adult volunteer development, youth education program development, expanding partnerships, and participation and membership growth. Programming will include, but is not limited to: supporting community clubs, out-of-school programs, school enrichment, volunteer management, and outreach to create new program opportunities with existing and new community partners.
Position Category:
Extension Agent
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
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Minimum education level :
1. Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred.2. Academic coursework and/or professional development and professional employment related to the position responsibilities. 3. Evidence of strong academic and/or professional performance as documented by college transcripts, acceptance into a graduate program or documented success in increasingly responsible professional positions.
Years of experience :
4. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with individuals, groups and through mass media. 5. Leadership skills as evidenced by working with individuals, groups and co-workers.6. Experience working with adults and youth from various ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. 7. Commitment to personal professional development. 4. Ability to utilize electronic communication and computer applications to fulfill programming responsibilities. 8. Self-motivation and ability to work with minimum supervision, balancing multiple projects. 9. Ability to design, promote, implement and evaluate educational programs. 10. Skills in group facilitation. 11. Knowledge of adult and youth teaching/learning processes. 12. Experience in seeking and administering external grant funding.
Travel Requirements:
Some overnight travel and evening and weekend work will be required.
Other Requirements:
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.


Application URL:
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Contact :
Mary Hellmer
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