Benefits EligibilityBenefits Eligible Additional Requirements Percentage Of Time20 • Conducts promotional efforts to expand the public’s view ofextension programming• Utilizes current research data and information on emerging issuesin program development and teaching Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a land-grant and sea-grantuniversity with statewide commitments and responsibilities is thestate’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversifiedinstitution of higher education ( http://www.uga.edu/ ). UGA is currentlyranked 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 campusesin Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-charteredUniversity in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-timestaff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 studentsincluding over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate andprofessional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools andcolleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta Universityhoused on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens. Classification TitlePublic Service Professional AC Special Instructions to Applicants Credit and P-Card policy Duties/Responsibilities Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety,IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access tochemicals and medications)No A Master’s degree in Human/Youth Development, Sociology, Education,Agriculture, Family & Consumer Sciences, Recreation, or relatedarea.A Bachelor’s degree is acceptable for a Public Service Provisionalappointment. This provisional faculty classification is offered forno more than three years without review. You may apply for aregular service faculty appointment upon completion of an advanceddegree or successful progression through the public servicepromotion process. See the University of Georgia Guidelines forAppointments and Promotions for Public Service and OutreachAcademic Rank for complete detailshttp://outreach.uga.edu/policies/appointment-and-promotion-guidelines/ Posting TypeExternal Posting NumberF0803P College/Unit/Department websitehttps://extension.uga.edu/county-offices/liberty.html Posting Specific QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). • Develops a plan of work that is equitable in meeting the needs ofthe county’s varied socio-economic population• Ensures the Civil Rights/Equal Opportunity plan of UGACooperative Extension is followed and that volunteers and clienteleunderstand Cooperative Extension offers educational programs,assistance, and materials to all people without regard to race,ethnicity, national origin, color, gender, sexual orientation,religion, age, disability, or veteran status• Develops and conducts relevant interdisciplinary programs withother staff members based on critical issues• Collaborates with other agencies and community groups to plan andimplement programs• Demonstrates personal interest and involvement in the communityby participating in and supporting civic/communityactivities/organizations and networking with communityleaders Job Posting Date01/13/2021 FLSA Posting Details Does this position have operation, access, or control offinancial resources?No Retirement PlanTRS or ORP Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/orCertification Duties/Responsibilities Position Details Percentage Of Time70 DepartmentCAES Southeast District CES Faculty RankOpen Rank Job Closing Date EEO Statement • Provides leadership for Program Assistants, volunteers, and teenleaders in delivering 4-H and Youth programs• Utilizes the expertise of and works closely with advisory groups,community leaders, public officials and representatives of intendedaudiences to analyze data, identify needs, and assist in developingeducational programs Master’s degree (bachelor’s is sufficient for provisionalhires) Employment TypeEmployee * This position is based in Hinesville, Liberty County, GA. Areyou willing to work from this location?YesNo Percentage Of Time10 Position Summary Is this a Position of Trust?Yes Location of VacancySavannah Area Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?No Minimum Qualifications Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies UGA Cooperative Extension was founded in 1914 to bringresearch-based agricultural information to the people of Georgia.County agents and specialists throughout the state shareinformation on issues like water quality, profitability inagribusiness, family wellness, and life skills. County agentsprovide soil and water test kits and instruction, advice on safepesticide use, publications, computer programs, and lessons inconsumer skills to improve Georgians’ quality of life. They are thelocal experts in food safety, proper eating habits, child safety,and parenting. UGA Extension coordinates 4-H, Georgia’s largestyouth program. Each year, almost 200,000 young Georgiansparticipate in community projects, summer camps, and conferences ontoday’s issues while having fun and learning to work together. Theleadership skills and values they learn in 4-H last a lifetime. UGAExtension reaches more than 2.6 million Georgians through educationprograms each year. Millions more rely on UGA Extension’spublications, educational news articles, and public televisionprogramming for advice and information. About the University of Georgia Does this position require a P-Card?No Contract TypeFiscal (12 mo.) Is driving a responsibility of this position?Yes Does this position have direct interaction or care of childrenunder the age of 18 or direct patient care?Yes This position manages the 4-H Youth Development educationalprogramming in Liberty County. It provides educationalopportunities for you in 4-H club meetings, coordinates localactivities, and prepares youth for project and judging events. Itutilizes the expertise of and works closely with advisory groups,community leaders, public officials and representatives of intendedaudiences to analyze data, identifies needs, and assists indeveloping educational programs. It develops a Plan of Work that isequitable in meeting the varied socio-economic needs of the countyand collaborates with other agencies and community groups to planand implement programs.This position requires frequent night meetings, some weekend work,and attendance at out-of-county meetings. A valid driver’s licenseand access to a reliable private vehicle for official duty travelare required. Reimbursement for business travel will be provided.Transportation of others including 4-H Youth and Adult Clientele isalso a common and necessary function of the job. 4-H competitions,overnight camps, and other events are conducted at district andstate levels and necessitate travel and transport ofparticipants.http://extension.uga.edu/about/join/careers.cfm Duties/Responsibilities Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions withfinancial responsibilities. For additional information about thecredit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website. Physical Demands Working TitleLiberty County 4-H Agent Duties/Responsibilities Open until filledYes The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction employer. All qualified applicants will receiveconsideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, geneticinformation, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation orprotected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations orassistance with the accessibility of materials related to thissearch are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]). Tenure StatusNon-Tenure Track -Ability to organize and carry out activities and manageeducational programming for youth-Demonstrated communication ability-Skills in leadership and management-Ability to design, coordinate, and teach educational programs tomeet community needs-Demonstrated ability to work as a team member and engage withgroups and committees-Computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Officesuite-Ability to speak to/teach large groups of residents-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationshipswith county, district, and state staff, local government employees,and clientele-Ability to show high standards of professionalism in personalcontacts, appearance, and work habits-Ability to express thoughts clearly and concisely through writtenand verbal communication Anticipated Start Date05/01/2021 About the College/Unit/Department Some heavy lifting, working in extreme outdoor climate duringsummer months Underutilization Advertised Salary Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsResume/CVOptional DocumentsCover LetterList of References with Contact InformationUnofficial Transcripts
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A winter storm is forecast to coat Long Island in snow this weekend, although the white stuff is not expected to accumulate enough for anyone to need their shovels or sleds.Rain drenching the region Friday will clear up for a sunny Saturday before snow is forecast to start falling Sunday evening, according to Upton-based National Weather Service meteorologists.But, as temperatures Sunday are expected to hit a low of just above freezing after sundown, the snow is forecast to mix with sleet overnight before changing to rain with up to a quarter inch of precipitation.The rain is forecast to continue Monday morning before a chance of rain and snow returns Tuesday.