University of Georgia Hiring 4-H Extension Agent in Southwest District

The University of Georgia’s Cooperative Extension Service is currently hiring a 4-H Extension Agent in Tift County, located in the state’s southwest district.

This position is very critical, as the Tift County 4-H program is widely known for its participation in various 4-H Youth events. This faculty member will be a dynamic force in “hands on” education in the classroom, providing leadership opportunities for the youth of the area to excel. This position is necessary to carry out a presence in the community by promoting 4-H –not only in the classroom, but also at conferences, 4-H camp, and various other programs that may continue a positive contact with the school system.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree strongly preferred) in Agriculture, Education, Human/Youth Development, Sociology, Family & Consumer Sciences, Recreation, or closely related area
  • Successful experience in program development and management (direct 4-H experience strongly preferred), demonstrated communication ability as well as skills in leadership and management
  • The ability to design, coordinate, and teach educational programs to meet community needs
  • A demonstrated ability to work as a team member and with groups and committees
  •  A valid driver’s license and a personal vehicle for official duty travel are required – this position requires frequent night meetings, some weekend work, and attendance at out-of-county meetings
Salary Range:
  • Minimum $46,000 annually (for applicants with a Master’s Degree) or $34,500 annually (for applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree)
  • Benefits package
  • Reimbursement for business travel
For more information and to apply please follow this link


Posted: September 18, 2017


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