Rural Health Agent - Barnwell County

Rural Health Agent - Barnwell County

$500


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One of the most productive public research universities in the nation, Clemson University attracts and powerfully unites students, faculty and staff whose greatest desire is to make a difference in the lives of others. 

Clemson has recently been named a top 25 public college in the country by the Wall Street Journal, a top South Carolina employer by Forbes and a Military Friendly Employer for five years running. Through our research, outreach and entrepreneurial projects, Clemson University and its employees are driving economic development and improving quality of life in South Carolina and beyond.

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JOB SUMMARY:

 

The Rural Health Agent is a member of the Extension staff of Clemson University. The agent is responsible for working cooperatively with the other county and state staff to plan, implement, maintain and evaluate Extension education program for the county, state and region adult and/or youth clientele. Other duties as assigned.

JOB DUTIES:

 

60% - Essential - Primary Program Management and Development: Develop, deliver, and evaluate educational programming within the Rural Health Program Area to adult and youth audiences. Educate through direct methods such as individual consultation, training classes, group meetings, tours, demonstrations, and volunteer training and/or management, including online/virtual tactics. Communicate knowledge through indirect methods such as written, audio, visual, and/or social content. Document programming impacts for targeted stakeholders.

10% - Essential - Resource Sustainability: Responsible for resource development, management, and sustainability to support Extension educational programming to include grants, contracts, legal agreements, gifts, in-kind support, sponsorships, revenue generated, local and state appropriated funds and/or other types of funding.

10% - Essential - Extension Advocacy and External Partnerships: Partner and collaborate with the Extension Advisory Council and Advocacy Committees, Program and/or Action Committees, local and state elected officials, and Extension stakeholders in planning those educational phases of the county program relevant to areas of responsibility and consistent with the total Extension program.

10% - Essential - Internal Partnerships and Contributions Beyond Primary Team: Collaborate across Program Teams to develop, deliver, and evaluate educational programming outside the Agent's primary program area using direct and indirect methods. Support day-to-day functions of the county offices, as needed, by being present in the office, available to the staff and public, and willing to assist with general Extension in inquiries.

10% - Essential - Self Improvement: Identify and participate in opportunities for self-improvement and professional development such as professional and in-service trainings. Obtain supervisory approval prior to registration and participation.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

 

Education - Bachelor's Degree - Health Science, Nutrition or a related field

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

 

Education - Master's Degree - Health Science, Nutrition or a related field

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

JOB KNOWLEDGE
Fundamental Job Knowledge - Fundamental working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervises Work of Others - Supervises work of others and may offer recommendations for hiring, termination and pay adjustments but does not have responsibility for making these decisions.

BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Monitors Budget - Does not provide input but is responsible for monitoring the departmental budget and may oversee fund allocation.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Stand for prolonged period
Sit (stationary position) for prolonged period
Walk or move about
Use hands or feet to operate or handle machinery, equipment, etc
Ascend or descend (i.e. stairs, ladder)
Position self to accomplish task (i.e. stoop, kneel, crawl)
Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself
Recognize or inspect visually
Move, transport, raise or lower
Extends hands or arms in any direction
Use taste or smell to detect or determine particular flavors or odors
Perceive, observe, clarity of vision

WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

Exposure to heat or cold
Exposure to dust/fumes
Wet or humid
Noise
Vibration
Overnight Travel

WORK SCHEDULE:

 

Standard Hours: 37.5

COMPENSATION INFORMATION

 

Expected Salary Range ($37,900 - $45,000)
 

Salary is dependent upon several factors including, but not limited to, a candidate's previous experience, knowledge, skills and performance in accordance with Clemson's compensation guidelines.

ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL LEVEL

 

Normal Operations

Required to follow emergency facility closure directives, and not normally expected work on-site during emergency situations.

JOB LOCATION:

 

Barnwell Co, SC

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

 

Review of applications will begin immediately but this position will remain open until filled.

MILITARY AND VETERAN:

 

MILITARY EQUIVALENCY:
Clemson University is proud to allow educational equivalency for military technical certifications and trainings that directly relate to the job duties.

VETERAN PREFERENCE:
South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.      

State policy for veteran preference states that for qualifying, full-time permanent positions, a veteran applicant may receive preference if they meet the job's minimum qualifications, were discharged under honorable conditions from the military, and submit their DD-214 for confidential review by the Office of Human Resources.

To claim Veteran Preference for qualifying positions, email hrjob@clemson.edu upon submission of your application.         

CLOSING STATEMENT:

 

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.

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