County Ext Program Assistant Duties
This is responsible, supervisory, paraprofessional work with
county extension agents in planning, developing, and conducting
one of several county-sponsored programs.
Work involves the supervision of tasks necessary in planning,
developing, and directing these educational programs. An
employee in this class performs duties necessary to assist the
county extension agents in the day-to-day conduct of programs.
This employee must exhibit qualities of independent judgment.
Work is performed under general supervision.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Plans, organizes, schedules, and conducts a variety of program
activities and events.
Supervises and trains other Program Assistants.
Serves in a training role for volunteer leaders by providing
them with program ideas and materials.
Attends local, district, and state program activities and events
in the place of county extension agent.
Assists the county extension agent by researching and providing
information requested by clients.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a two year college or vocational/technical
school with course emphasis in human relations and/or youth
development or other relevant subject matters and experience in
program planning; or an equivalent combination of training and
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Extensive knowledge and experience in the program area of
Knowledge of the interests and behavior of the program
Skill in planning a variety of programs for the target
Ability to relate effectively to young people and adults.
Ability to supervise the work of others.