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Prairie View A&M University
Cooperative Extension Program
Fort Worth
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Posted: 05/13/2021
Extension Agent
Salary: $45,000 - $55,000
  •  Regularly delivers Community and Economic Development (CED) community-based educational programs through a wide variety of teaching methods at sites throughout the geographic area served. 

  • Provides general assistance to entrepreneurs, small business owners, agri-businesses, and landowners on financial resources, business planning, marketing, budgeting, efficient agri-business practices, and business development issues. 

  • Plan and implement appropriate impact evaluations and reports to document program effectiveness. 

  • Develops plans of work based on ongoing assessment of community needs.

  • Develops and follows a personal plan for professional development in the area of community resource development.

  • Works with county and regional economic development agencies to incorporate local county needs into economic development plans programs, and strategies.  

  • Collaborates with non-profit community organizations, agencies, key stakeholders, civic groups, local governments, and other Extension staff in the region to provide a broad array of integrated and multicounty programs.

  • Collaborates with County Extension staff to present a unified and coordinated County Extension program effort.

  • Assist in the marketing and promotion of the Community and Economic Development Systems Unit by participating in internet radio blogs on various small business and community topics, mass media interviews (when appropriate), and participating in Extension publications on community and economic development topics.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.