Agent Assistant - Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (Randolph and Clay Counties)
Posted: Wednesday, December 20, 2023 01:22 PM
Position Details Position Information Requisition Number S3255P Home Org Name Randolph County Division Name AL Cooperative Extension System Position Title Agent Assistant - Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (Randolph and Clay Counties) Job Class Code CA01A/B Appointment Status Full-time Part-time FTE Limited Term Yes Limited Term Length One Year Job Summary This position will work in the Randolph and Clay County Extension Offices with a home office in the Randolph County Office in Wedowee, AL This is a one-year limited-term position. Continued employment is based on the continuation of extramural funding and is subject to renewal on an annual basis. Funding for this program has been continuous for over 50 years. The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is a federally funded nutrition education program that uses a peer educator model to teach families, youth, and pregnant women with limited incomes. EFNEP programming includes basic nutrition and cooking, food safety, food resource management, food security, and physical activity. The Alabama Cooperative Extension EFNEP Agent Assistant will work in and serve clients in Randolph and Clay Counties. The Agent Assistant has the opportunity to positively impact the health of local communities by conducting nutrition education programs with limited-resource participants in a group or one-on-one setting, including at schools, social services, community agencies, and more. This position will serve youth, families, and pregnant women. 7 Reasons You’ll Love Being an EFNEP Agent Assistant at ACES – Auburn: Growth! Opportunities for personal and professional growth including eLearning, mentors and conferences. Competitive retirement plan and benefits. Generous leave (including two weeks off during the holidays!) Fun, flexible & diverse work environment. Every day is different! Auburn University tuition assistance for yourself and dependents. Job Satisfaction! Be a part of life-changing work in your communities! Supportive leadership & peers. The ACES team supports you and your work! EXTENSION: The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is the outreach organization for the land grant mission of Alabama A&M University and Auburn University. Its educational programs grow from these two land grant university campuses to serve the people of Alabama. Science-based educational programs are delivered that enable people to improve their quality of life and economic well-being. Information and programs are available online or in person through all 67 County Extension Offices and at teaching sites throughout Alabama communities. For more information, please see https://www.aces.edu/. Essential Functions Have knowledge of, or be willing to gain knowledge about, food and nutrition as they relate to a healthy and affordable diet for a family Provide education to multiple groups and individuals through a series of nutrition education classes Create a positive, hands-on learning experience for participants Actively seek out and build new partnerships to maintain consistent teaching schedule Recruit and retain eligible participants for EFNEP class series Follow EFNEP guidelines and use approved EFNEP nutrition education curriculum with participants Maintain accurate records, including entry and exit paperwork, attendance sheets, travel, budget reports, EFNEP supply inventory, etc. Maintain a caseload according to EFNEP policies and procedures Maintain a high level of communication with supervisors, mentors, and other program staff Report to the County Extension Coordinator assigned as supervisor of record Receive initial and continuous training from EFNEP state staff, supervisor, and fellow educators Follow established guidelines as required by State and CSREES / USDA The Agent Assistant will work a flexible 40-hour work week schedule that may include some early mornings and late afternoons, based on the needs of participants. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Level I High school diploma or equivalent plus 4 years of experience in the organization and/or presentation of pre-designed educational programs/services, customer service, administrative support/clerical or related experience. Level II High school diploma or equivalent plus 6 years of experience in the organization and/or presentation of pre-designed educational programs/services, customer service, administrative support/clerical or related experience. Substitutions allowed for Experience: When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience. Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications Minimum Skills and Abilities Effective communication and human relation skills A working knowledge of operating a personal computer, including a demonstrated competency using Microsoft Office software An understanding of basic mathematical skills Excellent organizational skills Ability to efficiently and accurately maintain records Ability to work collaboratively and professionally with families, volunteers, and coworkers Sincere interest in working with program participants in an educational setting Decision making and leadership skills Willingness to become familiar with and work within the philosophy and guidelines of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System Access to reliable transportation Minimum Technology Skills Minimum License and Certifications Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection. Desired Qualifications Desired Qualifications Posting Detail Information Salary Range $31,100 - $46,800 Job Category Education/Instructional Working Hours if Non-Traditional City position is located in: Wedowee State position is located: Alabama List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position Posting Date 12/11/2023 Closing Date 01/01/2024 EEO Statement Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
Price - 30500 - 38600
• Location: Auburn, AL Auburn, AL Alabama
• Post ID: 5132370619 Auburn