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Columbia County Part-time 4-H Program Assistant

Company: University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: May 28, 2024

Job Description:

Posting Details



Posting Details




Posting Number
S12088P


Working Title
Columbia County Part-time 4-H Program Assistant


Department
CAES-Northeast District CES


About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.


About the College/Unit/Department



College/Unit/Department website



Posting Type
External


Retirement Plan
TRS or ORP


Employment Type
Employee


Benefits Eligibility
Non-Benefits Eligible


Full/Part time
Part Time


Work Schedule



Additional Schedule Information
24 Hours Per Week
Work Schedule May Vary


Advertised Salary
$15.14/hr. @ 24hrs/wk.


Posting Date
05/16/2024


Open until filled
Yes


Closing Date



Proposed Starting Date
06/23/2024


Special Instructions to Applicants



Location of Vacancy
NE District


EEO Policy Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).


USG Core Values Statement
The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning, as well the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at .



Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at .





Position Information




Classification Title
Public Service Paraprofessional/Professional


FLSA
Non-Exempt


FTE
0.60


Minimum Qualifications
Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.


Preferred Qualifications



Position Summary
The County Extension Program Assistant position will perform duties necessary to assist the county extension agents in the day to day conduct of programs. Duties will include answering phone calls and helping 4-H and Agricultural assignments.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies


  • Strong organizational and other soft-skills, working knowledge of office practices and procedures.
  • Ability to use independent judgment and discretion with confidential information.
  • Works with limited supervision.



    Physical Demands

    • Pack and move boxes, handle equipment, load, and unload vehicles.
    • Travel to events.
    • Driving to perform job related duties.



      Is driving a responsibility of this position?
      Yes


      Is this a Position of Trust?
      Yes


      Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?
      Yes


      Does this position require a P-Card?
      No


      Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?
      No


      Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?
      Yes


      Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)
      No


      Credit and P-Card policy
      Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the .


      Background Investigation Policy
      Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including, a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia; confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials (including reference checks) as they relate to the job-based requirements of the position applied for; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. You may also be subject to a pre-employment drug test for positions with high-risk responsibilities, if applicable. Please visit the .





      Duties/Responsibilities




      Duties/Responsibilities
      Assist in Facilitating in the County 4-H Program

      • Assist 4-H'ers in preparation for 4-H competitive events including project achievement, judging teams, etc.
      • Transport or arrange for transportation of 4-H'ers to various district and state level events and if assigned, provide leadership for youth while attending these events. Incorporate the results of program evaluations and feedback in planning future programs and techniques used in implementing programs.



        Percentage of time
        50




        Duties/Responsibilities
        Help Implement Educational Ag Programs

        • Maintain office hours to assist clientele, and conduct day to day operations.
        • Assist clientele with access to Extension resources and services including: printed publications, online content, other educational materials and sample submission for all diagnostic services (e.g. soil and water tests, feed and animal waste analysis, radon testing).



          Percentage of time
          40




          Duties/Responsibilities
          Other

          • Assist with other related duties as needed.





            Percentage of time
            10



Keywords: University of Georgia, Athens , Columbia County Part-time 4-H Program Assistant, Other , Athens, Georgia

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