Commensurate with training and experience. This position is funded jointly by UT Extension and Lincoln County. Lincoln County Government funds 31% of the position salary and benefits costs.
Group hospitalization and life insurance; State Retirement; Workers' Compensation; sick and annual leave; numerous University of Tennessee and state benefits programs, including liberal time off for holidays, and longevity pay after three years of service; reimbursement for official travel.
Plan, execute, and evaluate programs in the areas of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Keep abreast of the latest information in Agriculture, Marketing and Community Economic Development to meet the educational needs of the county.
Establish and maintain good working relationships with Extension staff, commercial producers, agri-business, agricultural agencies, and general public.
Develop a cadre of supporters and volunteers to aid in the delivery of programs.
Secure extramural funds through grants, fee-based programs, and gifts.
Provide accurate and timely reporting of program accomplishments and impacts into the UT Extension reporting system.
Responsible to the County Director in all administrative and program matters.
Provide leadership for a program of activities that meets the needs of all eligible clientele regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion or veteran status.
Assume other responsibilities as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY:
Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Natural Resources, or closely related field is required.
A 2.7 cumulative GPA (BS degree on a 4-point scale) or an earned Master’s Degree is required. Preference will be given to applicants with a MS Degree, and/or work experience in a related field.
A complete application package will include a 1) letter of interest, 2) resume or curriculum vitae, and 3) official or unofficial transcripts showing degree(s) conferred.