Job description*THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN ESTANCIA , NM*
NMSU is New Mexico’s land-grant and space-grant institution, a comprehensive research institution dedicated to teaching, research, public service and outreach. In addition, the NMSU system includes a satellite learning center in Albuquerque, Cooperative Extension Service offices located in each of New Mexico’s 33 counties, and 12 agriculture research and science centers. New Mexico State University is the institution of choice for more than 15,000 students from 49 states and 89 foreign countries. Job Duties and Responsibilities 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. Classification Summary 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. Classification 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 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. Skills Communication and basic teaching skills Abilities 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. Required Education High School diploma or GED. Required 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. Preferred Qualifications Required Certification/License Special Requirements Other Departmental Requirements Standard Work Schedule Shift: Other Shift If not a Standard Work Schedule, please describe Monday- Thursday 7:00am-5:30pm Physical Work Location State NM-New Mexico Physical Work Location County, if in New Mexico TO-Torrance Work Site Estancia Contingent Upon Funding Contingent upon external funds Bargaining Unit Eligible Posting Announcement Statement This is a bargaining unit position with American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME). Tenure Track No Posting Date 07/20/2022 Closing Date 08/03/2022 Anticipated Job Begin Date (optional) Anticipated Job End Date, if applicable (optional) Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants The NMSU system requires all employees to upload proof of COVID -19 vaccination or request an exemption through the Office of Institutional Equity (medical or religious) within three (3) business days of start date. Vaccination card and exemption must be uploaded via the VaxTrax System . NMSU’s COVID -19 vaccination policy is subject to change in order to comply with state and federal mandates and in accordance with the recommendations of public health experts.
The electronic application is the official document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application. Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/46926 Working Conditions and Physical Effort Environment Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
Physical Effort No or very limited physical effort required.
Lifting Requirements Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds or some standing or walking.
Risk No or very limited exposure to physical risk.