At the University of Connecticut this class is accountable for establishing communication with neighborhood individuals and/or groups and conducting adult and/or youth educational programs for neighborhood families, groups and youths.
Works under the general supervision of a Cooperative Extension System professional or an employee of higher grade.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Establishes effective communications between community and the service relating to program activities;
Identifies problem areas which require educational programs;
Conducts educational programs for groups of adults and/or youth providing information on full range of resources available to them;
Assists with counseling and training of volunteers or trainees;
Coordinates data for required reports;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of home economics nutrition and/or youth development and community resources utilized in family living programs;
oral and written communications skills;
identify problems related to improving quality of family living;
work with groups in an educational capacity as well as with individuals in a counseling capacity;
assess client problems;
lead volunteers and trainees;
establish and maintain cooperative relationships as a member of a program team.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or equivalency and two (2) years of experience in family living programs, youth programs, or related areas involving community groups
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(12)-SOCIAL SERV (P-2)
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Extension Program Education Liaison in Salary Group SH 14 approved effective July 31, 2009. (Revised to modernize format and add Acknowledgement section) Final No. 23-132