Department of Administrative Services

Extension Program Education Liaison (3616SH)

$22.22-$28.34 Hourly / $1,777.29-$2,267.29 BiWeekly /
$46,387.01-$59,176.01 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

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.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

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; interpersonal skills; oral and written communications skills; ability to identify problems related to improving quality of family living; ability to work with groups in an educational capacity as well as with individuals in a counseling capacity; ability to assess client problems; ability to lead volunteers and trainees; ability to 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

Classified/Non-Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(33)-Social Services

BARGAINING UNIT

(12)-SOCIAL SERV (P-2)

EEO

(5)-Para-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

SH 14

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the same class in the same Salary Group SH 14 approved effective July 14, 1989. (2009 SCOPE Review)

EFFECTIVE DATE

7/31/2009

CLASS: 3616SH; EST: 2/9/1979; REV: 7/31/2009;