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Position Details Position Information Requisition Number S3218P Home Org Name Lauderdale County Division Name AL Cooperative Extension System Position Title Agent Assistant - Parent Educator Lauderdale & Limestone 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 be housed at the Lauderdale County Extension Office/ 802 Veterans Drive/Florence, Alabama 35630 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. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System seeks an Agent Assistant I/II – Parent Educator. The Parent Educator will be responsible for visiting families of unborn to five-year-old children in Lauderdale & Limestone Counties, providing support to new parents. The visit will be on a weekly, biweekly, or monthly basis unless more time is needed. Parent Educators will assist parents in developing a better understanding of child development, establishing expectations, and gaining skills to support school readiness for their children. The Agent Assistant will have a 40-hour work week schedule and periodically provide evening and/or weekend hours. 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 About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship, and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community. Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts, and more! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all. Essential Functions Implement the curriculum provided by the National Parents as Teachers Center and the local districts enhancements. Serve up to 15 (7 Lauderdale/8 Limestone) families with a minimum of 12 home visits per year per family. A minimum of six parent group meetings per year. Complete all required documentation regarding home visits, attendance records, for PAT events, screening summaries, and reports requested by the coordinator. Actively recruit families to participate in the program. Attend all required trainings for certification, in-service, and screenings. Attend monthly staff meetings with supervisor, lead parent educator, and other parent educators. Provide community support services to families as needed. Requires visiting families in the homes and must be comfortable with delivering educational services in a nonjudgmental/strengths-based manner Must be well organized and be able to keep up with complicated timelines for screening and reporting. Passion for job, upbeat, enthusiastic, team player. Flexibility with respect to time and days to work (should be able to work some weekends and evenings when client schedules require it). Regular hours 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM 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: Degrees accepted in lieu of experience, at a rate of one year relevant education per year of required experience. Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications Minimum Skills and Abilities Effective communication and human relation skills. 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 a home/ educational setting. Decision making and leadership skills. Minimum Technology Skills A working knowledge of operating a personal computer, including a demonstrated competency using Microsoft Office software. 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 $31,200- $46,800 Job Category Other Working Hours if Non-Traditional City position is located in: Florence State position is located: ALABAMA (AL) List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position Posting Date 11/28/2023 Closing Date 01/19/2024 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 - 36100 - 45800

• Location: Auburn, AL Auburn, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 9050721595 Auburn

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