Agent Associate

University of Maryland

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Place Quantity: 119432
Title: Agent Affiliate
Purposeful Title: Agent Affiliate
Class Standing: 15-Fac.Non-Tenured,Persevering with Con
Applicant Search Class: School
College Approved FTE: 1.00
Unit: AGNR-UME-Charles
Campus/School Data: Based in 1856, College of Maryland, School Park is the state’s flagship establishment. Our 1,250-acre School Park campus is simply minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, govt, and judicial facilities of energy. This distinctive proximity to enterprise and expertise leaders, federal departments and businesses, and a myriad of analysis entities, embassies, suppose tanks, cultural facilities, and non-profit organizations is just unparalleled. Synergistic alternatives for our school and college students abound and are nearly limitless within the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The College is dedicated to attracting and retaining excellent and various school and workers that may improve our stature of preeminence in our three missions of instructing, scholarship, and full engagement in our neighborhood, the state of Maryland, and on this planet.
Background Checks Gives of employment are contingent on completion of a background test. Data reported by the background test won’t routinely disqualify you from employment.
Place Abstract/Objective of Place: This can be a full-time place that may work in help of the Charles County House Horticulture Extension Program. The School Extension Educator will administer all facets of the Charles County horticulture program which incorporates coordination and programmatic help for house horticulture actions in Charles County, together with coaching and administration of Grasp Gardener Volunteers, collaboration on academic applications amongst companions, outreach to clientele, and associated actions.
The place will likely be situated within the Charles County Extension Workplace in Bel Alton, Maryland.

  • Develop, conduct, and consider academic seminars, lessons, workshops, and different shows associated to house horticulture.
  • Create academic merchandise based mostly on stakeholder wants together with reality sheets and different publications, and different content material for social media and web sites (blogs, movies and pod casts, and so on.)
  • Coordinate the Grasp Gardener Program in Charles County which incorporates volunteer recruitment, coaching, supervision and coordination of community-based initiatives.
  • Reply to clientele requests by way of cellphone, workplace visits, e-mail, and so on., for common horticulture info pertaining to garden care, panorama crops and bushes, composting, native crops, pest management, and different topic associated to house horticulture, offering applicable literature and recommendation in a well timed {and professional} method. (This can be executed in session with the native Agricultural agent.)
  • Determine crops, bugs, and different horticulture samples submitted by clientele and reply with info and proposals in a well timed {and professional} method.
  • Present pest management and fertilizer suggestions in accordance with College of Maryland tips.
  • Disseminate horticulture info to county residents via information releases, web site updates, and so on.
  • Help in gathering, reporting and evaluating influence information of native house horticulture applications in accordance with funding necessities and UMD/UME insurance policies and protocols.
  • Develop and preserve collaborative relationships with neighborhood and different related organizations to implement and consider applications, and search new partnerships, particularly to achieve historically underserved or marginalized audiences to ship outreach training.
  • Collaborate with different UME field- and campus-based school and workers on applications and initiatives of mutual curiosity when and the place applicable.
  • Take part in committees and different service alternatives on the county, state and College degree.
Advantages Abstract Prime Advantages and Perks:

School Advantages Abstract

Minimal {Qualifications}: Schooling:
Bachelor’s Diploma in horticulture, agriculture training, utilized plant science, agronomy or associated discipline.

  • A minimal of 1 12 months working in horticulture, agriculture, agronomy or associated fields or a mix of training and coaching offering the requ
  • Expertise working with volunteers.

Information, Expertise, and Skills:

  • Working information of accepted house horticulture practices.
  • Capability to work independently with restricted steerage and instruction.
  • Self-motivated, versatile, modern, and resourceful.
  • Willingness to work with a range of audiences reflecting all socio-economic views.
  • Capability to speak successfully, each orally and in writing.
  • Information and use of laptop expertise for academic programming and administration.
  • Legitimate driver’s license and entry to an car for journey.
  • Proof of capability to construct UME Variety, Fairness, Inclusion and Respect capability via the Extension program mannequin.
  • Availability to work versatile hours; together with night and weekend applications and conferences.
  • This place is topic to a Prison Historical past File Test and College of Maryland Background test. Employment is contingent upon profitable completion and clearance of the Prison Historical past File Test.
Preferences: Preferences:

  • Grasp’s Diploma in horticulture, agriculture training, utilized plant science, agronomy or associated discipline.
  • 2 or extra years of expertise working in horticulture, agriculture, agronomy or associated fields or a mix of training and coaching offering the required information, expertise and talents.
  • Expertise in program planning, conducting and delivering community-based applications and conducting collaborative work with different organizations.
  • Expertise in writing grants and securing funds for initiatives.
Extra Certifications:
Extra Data: Wage & Advantages:
Wage will likely be commensurate with expertise. Wage calculations beginning at Bachelor’s Base: $44,166 and Grasp’s Base: $46,174. The College of Maryland provides an intensive advantages package deal which incorporates tuition remission.
All candidates should apply on-line at . An entire utility packet features a letter of utility, a present (signed) curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts (official transcripts will likely be required if supplied the place), and three (3) skilled references, together with identify, mailing deal with, phone quantity, and e-mail deal with.
Posting Date: 11/20/2023
Closing Date:
Open Till Stuffed Sure
Finest Consideration Date 01/05/2024
Bodily Calls for The bodily calls for described listed below are consultant of those who should be met by an worker to efficiently carry out the important features of this job.

  • Nature of the Place: This place incessantly presents info via verbal and written communication to people of varied ages, socio-economic, and academic backgrounds.
  • Bodily Calls for: A routine a part of this place’s duties could be to move supplies to and from instructing/occasion places, together with loading and unloading the car. The worker will incessantly raise and/or transfer gadgets weighing as much as 20 kilos. Set-up and tear-down of shows, tables, and chairs could be crucial at many instructing websites.
  • Environmental: Major work will happen in an workplace, however the worker may also be working in gardens, farms, and different outside situations in course of growing demonstration websites, delivering applications, and instructing at occasions. This may increasingly happen throughout highly regarded and/or inclement climate.
  • Visible acuity: Visible acuity is required for driving, making ready and analyzing written or laptop information, and making ready shows, and figuring out crops and pests.
Variety Assertion: The College of Maryland, School Park, an equal alternative/affirmative motion employer, complies with all relevant federal and state legal guidelines and rules relating to nondiscrimination and affirmative motion; all certified candidates will obtain consideration for employment. The College is dedicated to a coverage of equal alternative for all individuals and doesn’t discriminate on the idea of race, colour, faith, intercourse, nationwide origin, bodily or psychological incapacity, protected veteran standing, age, gender id or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital standing, political affiliation, private look, or on the idea of rights secured by the First Modification, in all facets of employment, academic applications and actions, and admissions.

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