Extension Program Assistant (Multiple Positions) (UPDATED)

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Tucson, ARIZONA

Position Details

Position Information

Title Extension Program Assistant (Multiple Positions) (UPDATED)
Department Pinal County Office (1541)
Location County Extensions and Farms
Position Summary

Note: This posting has been updated to Multiple Positions. In addition, the review date has been extended to 11/04/2019.
The Extension Program Assistant will recruit, teach and work with limited income families/individuals in Pinal County on the improvement of nutrition, health and home management practices.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

•Identify and recruit limited income families/individuals within assigned geographic area.
•Become knowledgeable in identified curriculum and material.
•Plan and prepare teaching materials.
•Use prescribed curriculum to teach families, individuals, groups in the area of nutrition education and related disciplines.
•Implement pre/post assessment for all program participants.
•Maintain records of statistical data and progress of families.
•Maintain and complete all forms required by the University of Arizona.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

•Ability to work and teach individuals, families and groups.
•Ability to follow identified curriculum.
•Ability to work well with others.

Minimum Qualifications

Please also see Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications below.

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, nights and weekends.
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy .
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

One year of instructional leadership, volunteer development or community organization experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education. Possession of a current Arizona Type D driver’s license upon employment.

Preferred Qualifications

•Experience teaching and working with individuals, families and groups.
•Computer skills
•Familiarity with Pinal County.
•Bilingual in Spanish and English.

Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 20 (some nights & wknds)
Job Category General
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $11.00 - $13.48 Per Hour
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S27669
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Esmeralda Castillo
520 836-5221, x244
[email protected]

Open Date 08/16/2019
Review Start Date 11/04/2019
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://uacareers.com/postings/40794
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