Extension Agent (CED, Waller County)
Prairie View A&M University
Adloc Cooperative Extension Programs
Proposed Minimum Salary
The Extension Agent, under general supervision, implements,
plans, and evaluates educational programs and activities in
assigned program areas; Supports and assists in the implementation
of educational programs and activities in program areas for which
other staff members have assigned leadership responsibilities. The
areas of focus are small business development, business
contracting, agribusiness development, community resources,
business financing, home ownership, or community organization
development. The work location for this position is 846 6th St.,
Hempstead, TX 77445
Technical Assistance and Program Delivery: Delivers regular
Community and Economic Development (CED) community-based
educational programs through a wide variety of teaching methods at
sites throughout the geographic area served. Provides general
assistance to entrepreneurs, small business owners, agri-businesses
and land owners on financial resources, business planning,
marketing, budgeting, efficient agri-business practices, and
business development issues. Provides general information on grant
writing procedures and funding agencies available to non-profit
Program planning and Evaluations (Reports): Plans and implements
appropriate impact evaluations and reports to document program
Community Outreach: Works with county and regional economic
development agencies to incorporate local county needs into
economic development plans programs, and strategies. Collaborate
with non-profit community organizations, agencies, key
stakeholders, civic groups, local governments, and other Extension
staff in the region to provide a broad array of integrated and
multicounty programs. Collaborate with County Extension staff to
present a unified and coordinated County Extension program
Program Marketing: Assist in the marketing and promotion of the
Community and Economic Development Systems Unit by participating in
internet radio blogs on various small business and community
topics, mass media interviews (when appropriate) and participating
in Extension publications on community and economic development
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
- Bachelor's degree in a related discipline.
- No prior experience required for positions that are not
designated as an urban county. Positions for designated urban
counties require three (3) years of related experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database
- Technical competence in appropriate subject matter and the
ability to apply this knowledge to the solution of problems.
- Understanding of the learning and development processes of
youth and adults.
- Knowledge of a variety of teaching methods to provide effective
- Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
Job Closing Date:
Please attach all required documents listed below in the
attachment box labeled as either "Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter"
on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the
"Resume/CV" or Resume/Cover Letter" attachment box. Any additional
attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below
are considered optional.
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Application Submission Guidelines:
All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or
before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant
inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed,
HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has
applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.
The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments
section must be attached to the application prior to the job
closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the
application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource
on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or
firstname.lastname@example.org should you need assistance with the online
Background Check Requirements:
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to
a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon
the institution's verification of credentials and/or other
information required by the institution's procedures, including the
completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability
Employer committed to diversity.