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Department: 117119 - West District - EBCI
Location: Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
Essential Job Duties:
ANR Temporary Program Assistant for a duration of 12 months. This position is responsible for assisting the ANR Extension Agent in co-planning, executing, and evaluating effective and comprehensive educational programs and training that meets the needs of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The ANR Program Assistant will work with the agent in delivering course materials in formal and informal instructional settings. Recruits program participants interested in the preservation of Traditional Cherokee Artisan Resources. The position will follow the EBCI NC Cooperative Extension Office Program goals and objectives related to youth educational programs.
The ANR Temporary Program Assistant will be involved with the planning, executing, and evaluating Extension programs within assigned areas of program responsibility which include NC Cooperative Extension, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Goals as related to this position, Cherokee Preservation Foundation, Revitalization of Traditional Artisan Resources, and Federally Recognized Tribes Extension Program. Program emphasis will be on the revitalization of traditional Cherokee Artisan materials and practices. The successful candidate must be self-directed and possess a strong work ethic with skills in leadership, communications, networking, budgeting, grant writing, and public relations. The successful candidate should be energetic, innovative, and a good manager of time and other resources. Organizational, interpersonal, marketing, and networking skills are desirable. The successful applicant must have a high degree of subject matter competence. Other skills needed include knowledge and experience in educational presentations, public relations and marketing, print media, leadership, and computer usage. Monthly reporting on education contacts and program impacts is required. An understanding of grants, grant writing and reporting is required. Other responsibilities include recruiting, training, and managing volunteers.
The minimum requirement for employment with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service (NCCES) is a high-school diploma or equivalent. Advanced training in related fields is preferred.
Computer literacy including Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher is expected. Candidates should have excellent time and resource management skills, should be personable, and able to build networking coalitions. Grant writing, reporting and management skills are required.
Knowledge and experience in leadership, communications, educational presentations, public relations, marketing, effective use of technology, building relationships and networking with other agencies and groups are preferred.
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Position Number: 566217
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