POSITION X1823 Western Region Extension Area Specialist, 4-H Energy
LOCATION Information and Welcome Center at the West Tennessee Solar Farm, 1900 Albright Rd, Stanton, TN
EFFECTIVE DATE July 1, 2018. Screening of applicants' credentials will begin July 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Full-time, non-tenure track, 100% Extension Appointment position. Salary is commensurate with training and experience.Continued employment is contingent upon performance and funding. Benefits include group hospitalization and life insurance, State Employees 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.
Provide leadership for planning, implementing, evaluating and reporting a regional youth educational program focused on solar and related energy and environmental stewardship.
Develop Extension STEM educational curricula and resources focusing on energy.
Acquire extramural funding to support, develop and enhance educational programs.
Work in a multidisciplinary collaborative team environment to plan and market the educational programs.
Deliver in-service training for Extension personnel, K-12 educators and other youth organizations.
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 duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 145265
About Institute of Agriculture
The Institute’s four major units are the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the College of Veterinary Medicine, UT AgResearch and UT Extension. The Institute contributes to improving the quality of lives and enhancing the agricultural, economic, environmental and social well-being of Tennessee. Our clientele include students, families, farmers, 4-Hers, agribusiness and the general public.