Extension Associate (Travis County, SNAP-ED)

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • May 03, 2022
Full time Extension & Outreach

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Extension Associate (Travis County, SNAP-ED)

Job Title
Extension Associate (Travis County, SNAP-ED)

Prairie View A&M University

Adloc Cooperative Extension Programs

Proposed Minimum Salary
$2,964.00 monthly

Job Location
Austin, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Extension Associate, under general supervision, performs programmatic and outreach responsibilities for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed). This position is located at 1600 B Smith Rd., Austin, TX 78721.

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

  • Responsible for executing and participating in county programs
  • Assist Extension Agent(s) in activities of youth and adult enrollment such as, but not limited to performing various clerical task and providing support in secretarial duties; responsible for organizing files.
  • Participate in trainings, demonstrations, and county meetings as required by supervisor.
  • Help train volunteers .
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two years of related experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of word processing, database, presentation and spreadsheet applications.
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Other: Social media management, video productions, and develop marketing materials.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge in the following areas: Nutrition, Health Education, Youth and adult programing, Obesity, Chronic Diseases, Health and Wellness, Chronic Diseases, Nutrition, Health Education, Kinesiology, Health and Wellness, Food Resource Management, Culinary Food Service Skills.

Job Posting Close Date:
  • 05/13/2022

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/Austin--PVAMU/Extension-Associate--Travis-County--SNAP-ED-_R-043683

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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