Texas A&M University Extension Agent - Health Refugio/Goliad Counties in Refugio, Texas

Job Title

Extension Agent - Health Refugio/Goliad Counties


Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service


County Program D11

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Refugio, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Responsibilities:-Program Implementation - Responsible for implementing planned educational programs aimed at improving nutrition, increasing physical activity, reducing obesity, managing or preventing diabetes, managing asthma, and reducing infectious disease. - Conduct special activities such as special projects, information days, awareness events, and multi-county collaborative programs. - Provide leadership for implementing educational programs addressing critical needs. - Identify, recruit and train youth and adult volunteers to assist in delivering of program outreach.-Program Planning - Oversee Healthy South Texas community coalitions. Including recruiting and training members, establishing meetings, and follow-up on plans and initiatives. - Plan evaluation strategies for outcome based programs. - Maintain appropriate communication between county staff, specialists, and program coordinators. - Develop mass media, social media, and general educational materials and campaigns. - Coordinate with Healthy South Texas initiative to enhance programming and increase outreach education to members of the county-Program Evaluation - Collects evaluation tools and assists in creating program summaries. - Participate as requested in interpretative events to highlight program summaries.-Other job related duties as assigned.

The responsibilities of the Extension Agent are performed in a professional manner through coordination and cooperation with other county staff members under the supervision of the assigned administrator.-Individual Development, Office Management, Reporting and Interpretation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:-Excellent customer service skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Current knowledge of IT trends in software, hardware, and communications.

Other Requirements:Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others. Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills. Must be able to travel independently.

Education – Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline.Experience – None

Comments to applicants:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the agency's verification of credentials and/or other information required by agency procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is a unique education agency with a statewide network of professional educators, trained volunteers, and county offices. It reaches into every Texas county to address local priority needs. Some of our major efforts are in mitigating drought impacts; conserving water use in homes, landscapes, and production agriculture; improving emergency management; enhancing food security; and protecting human health through education about diet, exercise, and disease prevention and management.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (979) 845-2423.

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