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Public Service Assistant

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Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Public Service Assistant
Posting Number 2017_00437F
Posting Type
Official Title PUBLIC SERVICE ASSISTANT
Working Title Public Service Assistant
Title Code 55500
Retirement Plan
Department AGRICULTURAL & APPLIED ECONOM
Salary Range
Job Summary

Responsibilities:

• Work with Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development (CAED) faculty and staff to design, implement and evaluate educational resources based on basic and applied research to support the needs of clientele groups.
• Employ regional development strategies to improve the economic well-being of Georgia citizens and disseminate these strategies through various methods including multi-media, personal education and written articles.
• Provide growers, processors and agribusiness professionals with the knowledge to market agricultural products.
• Develop information to promote the long-term viability of Georgia farms and agribusinesses.
• Consider ways to network agribusiness enterprises to maximize synergies.
• Work with faculty to secure grants to support the Center’s operations.
• Teach two AAEC courses (AAEC 3100 and course for online MAB program)
• Support undergraduate NAMA and Quiz Bowl teams and other undergraduate and MAB student activities

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications

• M.S. in Agricultural Economics or closely related field of study

• Excellent communication, writing and computer/internet skills (i.e., experience in grant writing, publication of educational resources or articles for a targeted audience, and teaching; presentation of research results to an audience.)

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in development of educational resources and knowledge of economic improvement, product marketing and grant writing are preferred.

Degree Level Masters
Posting Date 10/04/2017
Open Until Filled No
Closing Date 11/03/2017
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References with Contact Information
  4. Public Svc/Extension Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Three Letters of Recommendation