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Regional Program Assistant, Northwest

Current target counties in the Northwest Region includes the following: Allen, Auglaize, Crawford, Fulton, Hardin, Lucas, Marion, Richland, Wood, and Wyandot. Target counties are identified based on community needs and may change as needs in the region change.

The Regional Program Assistant, Northwest will report to the Regional Extension Associate, Northwest with primary responsibility of tasks associated with the regional Extension Office. The key role of the this position is to provide the Regional Extension Associate and Regional Educators with programming assistance, which includes helping in developing Extension programs, participating in extension workshops, extension demonstrations, helping in program recruitment efforts, and other Extension-related assistance, as directed by the Regional Associate. This position requires close attention to detail, the ability to handle multiple tasks, work independently, and a readiness to communicate effectively with diverse groups of people. Travel within the Extension Regions and among the Extension Regions might be required.

This position will report to work at the Northwest Regional Extension Office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Assist Extension programming by helping to develop and implement programs
  •  Assist in various means of program evaluations and documenting program impacts.
  •  Keeping track of all regional events and programming calendar.
  •  Coordinate the use of conference/classroom/meeting rooms and vehicles for assigned program areas
  •  Assist in the preparation of program activities and other program materials
  •  Maintain and manage inventory of office supplies, vehicles, and equipment for assigned program areas
  •  Facilitate communications, meetings and travel with regional staff, community leaders, advisory committee, other institutions, and agencies.
  •  Submit daily programmatic activities and success stories
  •  Work collaboratively with public and private schools, universities, nonprofits, and colleges, state and local agencies within assigned region.
  •  Assist with Extension programming activities and extension demonstrations
  •  Coordinate the communication and flow of information between the campus internally, the county offices, and other organizations
  •  Coordinate and/or assist with special events, camps, advisory meetings etc.
  •  Other duties as required

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