4-H Environmental Educator - Fortson at The University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia

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Job Description:

Posting Number:

G/R16747P


Working Title:

4-H Environmental Educator - Fortson


Department:

CAES-Fortson 4-H Center


About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.


Employment Type:

Employee


Anticipated Start Date:

08/01/2022


Posting Date:

03/25/2022


Closing Date:

03/15/2023


Open Until Filled:

No


Location of Vacancy:

Fortson 4-H Center - Hampton


EOO Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).


UGA Statement:

PLEASE NOTE: On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.


The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit https://coronavirus.uga.edu/executive-order/ or call (706) 542-2222.


Duties/Responsibilities:

Independently lead classes.


Percentage of time:

60


Duties/Responsibilities:

Maintenance and cleanup of facilities and grounds. Dining hall assistance. General support of overall center operations.


Percentage of time:

20


Duties/Responsibilities:

Animal care and maintenance of teaching areas.


Percentage of time:

15


Duties/Responsibilities:

Lead staff responsibilities.


Percentage of time:

5


Classification Title:

Temporary Service/Maintenance


FLSA:

Non-Exempt


FTE:

1.0


Position Summary:

This job is a temporary Environmental Educator at Fortson 4-H Center located in Hampton, Georgia. The primary responsibility is to independently lead K-12 grade students through multidisciplinary classes in an outdoor setting. Class subjects offered include life and earth science, ecology, team building, outdoor skills, and living history. Other responsibilities include animal care, maintenance of teaching areas and resources, facilities, grounds, and support of general operations of the facility.


Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position:

First Aid/CPR/AED certification (or willingness to obtain)


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies :

* Commitment, genuine interest in child development, dynamic personality, well developed communication skills, creativity, and leadership ability
* Skill in teaching a wide variety of subjects to K-12 grade youth
* Broad knowledge of outdoor education and able to work in an outdoor setting
* Ability to communicate effectively with youth and adults
* Ability to work independently
* Ability to work with and care for live teaching animals (reptiles, amphibians, and others)
* Willingness to be trained in high and low ropes course facilitation


Physical Demands:

Work when exposed to outdoor elements including but not limited to adverse physical and weather conditions. Willing to lift 20-40 pounds and walk approximately 3 miles daily. Be comfortable with heights and to climb a ladder. Driving.


Is this a Position of Trust?:

Yes


Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? :

Yes


Does this position require a P-Card? :

No


Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No


Is driving a requirement of this position?:

Yes


Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

Yes


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

No


Contact Details:

For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.


Recruitment Contact Name:

Mary Melson


Recruitment Contact Email:

mary.melson@uga.edu


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