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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: CES County Program Assistant
Position Classification Code: R4049
Job Family: Instruct/Research/Pub Srvc
Pay Level: 03
Exempt Status: Non-exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Under general supervision responsible paraprofessional work an education program. Provide programs, under direction of county extension agent, in the areas of 4-H, Family & Consumer Sciences and Agriculture. Assist extension agents at County Fairs, local programs and events and school enrichment.
Standard Duties:
Plan, prepare powerpoint presentations, and deliver educational programs to youth and adults. Keeps records and writes reports of work planned and completed. Enter enrollment and conference registration into the 4-H Plus software program. Answers telephone and greets public giving general information regarding all extension programs. Sorts and distributes incoming mail. Types routine letters, labels, and similar items from rough draft or clear copy. Files correspondence, memoranda, reports and other materials. Maintains routine clerical records, logs and data and complies routine reports. Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of techniques and procedures required in teaching techniques and skills. Knowledge of mass media and computer skills desirable. Ability to take direction and work independently. Ability to communicate with youth and adults.
Communication and basic teaching skills
Ability to establish and maintain a congenial working relationship with children, associates and the public; follow oral and written instructions; establish effective relationships as a teacher; work in a self-contained or team teaching situation; supervise subordinates; deal with children one-on-one and in groups.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- High School diploma or GED.
   Experience- Two (2) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- Completion of a post-secondary degree or certificate may substitute for years of experience.
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-