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Extension Program Assistant (Pinal County) (Part Time)

Job Description

Extension Program Assistant (Pinal County) (Part Time)
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

Access to reliable transportation with the ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy .

Must be able to work a flexible schedule, nights and weekends.

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

Benefits Eligible
Yes - Full Benefits


Posted Rate of Pay
$10.00 - $11.60 Per Hour

Type of criminal background check required:
Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)


Extension Program Assistant (Pinal County) (Part Time)