Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Montgomery County seeks Extension Program Assistant
The role of Extension Program Assistant – Family & Community Health is open and ready for applications. This position is responsible for leading and assisting with Extension educational programs for the Family & Community Health Unit. We are looking for a dynamic, engaging educator to join our great team at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Montgomery County.
JOB GRADE: 9
JOB TITLE: Extension Program Assistant -Family & Community Health
ANNUAL SALARY: $42,348
LOCATION: 9020 Airport Road, Conroe, TX 77303 CIVIL SERVICE: Yes
SUBMIT APPLICATIONS: Montgomery County Human Resources Department
ADDRESS: 501 N. Thompson, Ste. 400 Conroe, TX 77301
PHONE: (936) 539 – 7886
FAX: (936) 788-8396
OFFICE HOURS: Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm (Friday: Closed from Noon – 1 pm)
You must FIRST take the Montgomery County Clerical Test and pass with the required scores before you can submit an application for this position.
TEST TYPE & SCORE REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION: Typing, 30wpm
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Education, Experience and Skill Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field; or combination of bachelor’s degree and related work experience.
Professional experience as an effective educator (nonformal, formal, or community-based education. Youth, adults, families, or elderly audiences).
Computer literate – experience with various computer programs including MS Office suite, website maintenance and social media.
Ability to initiate new education programs/classes and sites, while maintaining positive relationships with existing program partners.
Ability to coordinate, schedule, lead, follow-through with and manage approved educational programs and classes/series throughout Montgomery County.
Bilingual English – Spanish is strongly preferred.
Experience working with adults, youth, or families in various settings and of diverse backgrounds.
Ability to work on projects independently or as part of a team; internal and external collaboration as required or directed.
Effective professional communication, teamwork, and representing the agency in a professional manner is required.
Experience working with volunteers, including recruiting, training, and effectively utilizing volunteers is preferred.
Primary Job Duties
Assist with Family and Community Health programming and outreach including but not limited to health, wellness, families, community, and other identified needs in the county.
Conduct educational and promotional programs using approved curriculum related to Family and Community Health at sites throughout the county. Audiences to include youth through adults.
Assist with program management including monthly reports, annual reports, database entry, marketing, public presentations, and other tasks.
Assist with program preparation, implementation, wrap up, evaluations and reports in a timely manner.
Maintain accurate supply inventory and purchase supplies for programs. Use of personal vehicle for travel to programs and transporting program equipment and supplies. Travel to other locations in AgriLife Extension Districts when needed.
Perform administrative tasks using office equipment, including phone calls, printing, copy, fax, emails, newsletters, mail-outs, creating flyers and brochures, use of social media, etc.
Assist with or lead programs outside of normal business hours at the office and/or off-site.
Answer phones, greet public by phone and in person, respond to
needs of the public in a professional and timely manner.
Work with, recruit effective volunteers for Extension programs.
Other duties as assigned.
After receiving a conditional offer of employment, applicant must pass a drug screen (1/2 cost = $20.00, responsibility of applicant) and may need a physical agility test (1/2 cost = $22.50, responsibility of applicant) before becoming an employee of Montgomery County.