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County Extension Agent - AgricultureNatural Resources - Red River - The Texas AM University System Ad id: 2510142326828870 |  Views: 2

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Date listed: 5 years ago
Salary : Commensurate Pay Basis : Monthly Job/NOV Number : 07669 Security Sensitive Position : Yes Primary Duties: Provides leadership for an effective educational program that supports the food and fiber industry, agriculture, and natural resources. Responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating an effective outcome-based program that supports identified issues in Red River County; responsible for effectively reporting, marketing, and interpreting results of programming efforts. Develops and works with stakeholder-based committees that provide direction for Extension programs supporting agriculture and natural resources. Works with agribusiness and community-based organizations to effectively link Extension and agriculture to the community. Understands job responsibilities of a county Extension agent and accepts the responsibilities associated with the position. Occasional Duties: Works under the direct supervision of the District Extension Administrator. Responsible for working cooperatively with other county Extension faculty. Required Education and Experience: Required Education: Master's Degree required.Applicants with a Bachelor's Degree will be considered contingent upon their agreement to complete a Master's Degree from an accredited university within eight years of employment with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.Applicants with a Bachelor's Degree must have a four-year grade point average of 2.5 based on a 4.0 system, or 3.0 on a 4.0 system for the last 2 years (approximately 60 hours) of college work.Computer skills required; willingness to work necessary hours to fulfill job responsibilities (some evenings and weekends). Must have a strong service ethic an desire to work with all audiences in Red River County, regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religion, disability or national origin.Required Experience: A graduate degree in agriculture/natural resource or field closely related to the scope of job responsibilities is required. Experience equivalency may be considered if related and relevant to job responsibilities. Demonstrated professional and technical competencies in field crop production, vegetable and pecan production, livestock, range, agricultural economics, water quality and conservation, and natural resources management preferred. Demonstrated ability to integrate technology, information, knowledge and skills in applying solutions to specific issues identified by county stakeholders is preferred.Ability to communicate effectively - bilingual (English and Spanish) skills preferred, demonstrated ability to integrate technology information, knowledge, and skills in applying solutions to issues identified by county stakeholders.Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills: Computer skills required; willingness to work necessary hours to fulfill job responsibilities (some evenings and weekends). Must have a strong service ethic and desire to work with all audiences in Red River County, regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religion, disability or national origin. Preferred Education and Experience: Preferred Education: Preferred Experience: Preferred Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills: Other Requirements and Comments: This is a professional Extension position for individuals interested in a career in strengthening educational program leadership in the area of agriculture and natural resources. The applicant must exhibit a willingness to develop and/or enhance required competencies as experience and job knowledge is acquired. (Required competencies are outlined at Entry level compensation for Master's degree $40,000. (Bachelor's degree $36,000). With successful job performance, agents receive a $1500 salary increase at the two year anniversary of the hire date. Employment is contingent upon the agency's verification of credentials and/or other information required by agency procedures, including the completion of a criminal history check.Finalists may be required to furnish a copy of official transcript documenting degree conferred.Texas law requires all males 18-25 show proof of compliance with federal Selective Service law to be eligible for employment.Must be willing to reside in Red River County. Information about Red River County can be reviewed at: River-tx.tamu.edu/

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