Extension Assistant #RE35132

University of Kentucky - Cooperative Extension Service Campbell County   Lexington, KY   Full-time     Education
Posted on July 21, 2022
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Extension Assistant

RE35132

Extension Assistant for Family and Consumer Sciences – Campbell County

Basic Info

Job-related travel; visiting clientele at sites throughout the county (including farms); sitting/standing/walking for long periods; handling of average-weight objects up to 50 lbs.

Position type: Shift (Full-Time)

Monday-Friday (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.); occasional nights, weekends or holidays may be required.

Location: Highland Heights, KY

Job Summary

As an Extension Assistant for FCS, you will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Family and Consumer Science program area and the county Agent(s). You will report to an Extension Agent and there will be a high level of interaction with the general public. The Extension Assistant will be expected to be knowledgeable of the philosophy, goals and objectives policies and procedures of the Cooperative Extension Service. General duties include program support, teaching, recruitment & marketing, and record keeping while conducting yourself in a professional manner. Under the supervision of the Extension Agent(s), the Extension Assistant will assist in: Quickbooks, maintaining budget files, promoting and organizing new clubs; recruiting members and volunteer leaders; providing support and guidance to existing clubs; recruiting and working with volunteers in conducting events and activities such as project groups, FCS achievement events, and public presentation programs; serving all clientele, ensuring that all youth and adults have an equal opportunity to participate in extension programs regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.

State law requires a national and state criminal background check and a letter from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services stating the employee is clear to hire based on no findings of substantiated child abuse or neglect found through a background check of child abuse and neglect records as a condition of employment or involvement in this program.

Salary Range: $18.00-20.00

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.