Food Systems & Safety Agent
Salary and Other Benefits
Standard Hrs: 37.5; Expected Salary Range: ($ 40,000.00 - $ 50,000.00)
The Food Systems & Safety Agent is a member of the Extension staff of Clemson University. The agent is responsible for working cooperatively with other county and state staff to plan, implement, maintain and evaluate Extension education program for the county, state and region adult and/or youth clientele. Performs other duties as assigned.
60% – Essential – Primary Program Management and Development: Develop, deliver, and evaluate educational programming within the Food Systems & Safety Program Area to adult and youth audiences. Educate through direct methods such as individual consultation, training classes, group meetings, tours, demonstrations, and volunteer training and/or management, including on-line/virtual tactics. Communicate knowledge through indirect methods such as written, audio, visual, and/or social content. Document programming impacts for targeted stakeholders.
10% – Essential – Resource Sustainability: Responsible for resource development, management, and sustainability to support Extension educational programming to include grants, contracts, legal agreements, gifts, in-kind support, sponsorships, revenue generated, local and state appropriated funds and/or other types of funding.
10% – Essential – Extension Advocacy and External Partnerships: Partner and collaborate with the Extension Advisory Council and Advocacy Committees, Program and/or Action Committees, local and state elected officials, and Extension stakeholders in planning those educational phases of the county program relevant to areas of responsibility and consistent with the total Extension program.
10% – Essential – Internal Partnerships and Contributions beyond primary team: Collaborate across Program Teams to develop, deliver, and evaluate educational programming outside the Agent’s primary Program Area using direct and indirect methods. Support day-to-day functions of the county offices, as needed, by being present in the office, available to the staff and public, and willing to assist with general Extension inquiries.
10% – Essential – Self-Improvement: Identify and participate in opportunities for self-improvement and professional development such as professional and in-service trainings. Obtain supervisory approval prior to registration and participation.
Education - Bachelor's Degree; Experience - Teaching ServSafe manager and food handler & home preservation courses; Certification - ServSafe Manager Certification;
Education - Master's Degree; Experience - ServSafe Dual Role Instructor/Proctor Certification.
Equal Employer Statement(s)
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.
About Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service
Cooperative Extension fulfills one-third of Clemson University’s land-grant mission of research, teaching and extension by serving as the primary public service outreach arm of the University. We improve the economy, environment, and well-being of South Carolinians through the delivery of unbiased, research-based information and education.