Extension Associate (CED, Healthy Houston)

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Nov 20, 2021
Full time Other Administrative Positions

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Extension Associate (CED, Healthy Houston)

Job Title
Extension Associate (CED, Healthy Houston)

Prairie View A&M University

Adloc Cooperative Extension Programs

Proposed Minimum Salary
$2,964.00 monthly

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

This position is responsible for planning, implementing, and conducting educational programs in home ownership, family budgeting, and community resources offered through Harris county community agencies. in Harris County. The Extension Associate, under general supervision, will provide leadership for effective educational programs supporting families and community leaders in home-ownership, business development, and community development throughout the State of Texas. The employee will promote, manage and evaluate outreach programs and report the results. The extension agents, community leaders, and government officials in developing and implementing research based programs. Will work with community based organizations to effectively link the Community Development Unit and the community.

This position is funded by a grant or restricted funds. Continued employment is contingent on the renewal of grant or restricted funds.


  • Provide support and guidance in the area of Community and Economic Development resources to the Cooperative Extension Program County Staff (Extension Agents-CEP) and other relevant stakeholders (i.e. Texas AgriLife Extension) in planning, executing, and evaluating educational programs in housing development, small business development, non-profit development, business financing, credit, debt, asset building and other emerging areas identified in the program area.
  • Provide assistance to home buyers and homeowners on home buying resources and financial tools. Develop and foster relationships with mortgage lenders for home buyers.
  • Build relationships with local community organizations that offer community services and supports target audiences. Identify and create partnerships with organizations to provide community resources and support services such as housing assistance, travel to work, work clothing, food assistance, etc.
  • Plan, implement and evaluate culturally competent educational programs that reach, and are accessible to a wide range of audiences; Plan and implement appropriate impact evaluations and reports to document program effectiveness. Develop plans of work based on ongoing assessment of community needs.
  • Develop and follow a personal plan for professional development in the area of community resource development and outreach education methodology consistent with personal and organizational goals.
  • Other related duties as deemed necessary and appropriate.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field.
  • Two (2) years of related experience working with limited resource clientele in the area of housing, community development, business development or financing. Experience in teaching and conducting presentations on home ownership, community development, and small business development.

Preferred Experience:

  • Three to five years of professional experience providing technical assistance in home ownership, and community organization development.

Job Posting Close Date:

  • 1/3/2022

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or jobs@pvamu.edu should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

To apply, visit https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/PVAMU_External/job/Prairie-View-PVAMU/Extension-Associate--AgNR--Healthy-Houston--1_R-042815

About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit www.pvamu.edu. Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.

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