Rural Health Agent - Anderson, SC - #337460

Clemson University

Date: 07/22/2021 13:30 PM

City: Anderson, South Carolina

Salary: $40,000 - $45,000 / year

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Serve as an Extension agent for the Rural Health Program Team by building community relationships and delivering appropriate educational individual and group programs to improve the health, nutrition, and overall wellbeing of citizens of South Carolina. Other duties as assigned.


60% - Essential - Primary Program Management and Development- Develop, deliver, and evaluate educational programming within the Rural Health Program Area to adult and youth audiences. Educate through direct methods such as individual consultation, training classes, group meetings, tours, demonstrations, and volunteer training and/or management, including online/virtual tactics. Communicate knowledge through indirect methods such as written, audio, visual, and/or social content. Document programming impacts for targeted stakeholders.

10% - Essential - Resource Sustainability - Responsible for resource development, management, and sustainability to support Extension educational programming to include grants, contracts, legal agreements, gifts, in-kind support, sponsorships, revenue generated, local and state appropriated funds and/or other types of funding.

10% - Essential - Extension Advocacy and External Partnerships - Partner and collaborate with the Extension Advisory Council and Advocacy Committees, Program and/or Action Committees, local and state elected officials, and Extension stakeholders in planning those educational phases of the county program relevant to areas of responsibility and consistent with the total Extension program.

10% - Essential - Internal Partnerships and Contributions beyond primary team - Collaborate across Program Teams to develop, deliver, and evaluate educational programming outside the Agent's primary Program Area using direct and indirect methods. Support day-to-day functions of the county offices, as needed, by being present in the office, available to the staff and public, and willing to assist with general Extension inquiries.

10% - Essential - Self-Improvement - Identify and participate in opportunities for self-improvement and professional development such as professional and in-service trainings. Obtain supervisory approval prior to registration and participation.


Education - Bachelor's Degree in public health, nutrition, food science, family and consumer science.


Education - Master's Degree



Fundamental Job Knowledge - Fundamental working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations


No Supervisory Duties - Not responsible for supervising employees.


No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.


Stand for prolonged period

Walk or move about

Use hands or feet to operate or handle machinery, equipment, etc

Ascend or descend (i.e. stairs, ladder)

Position self to accomplish task (i.e. stoop, kneel, crawl)

Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself

Recognize or inspect visually

Move, transport, raise or lower

Extends hands or arms in any direction

Use taste or smell to detect or determine particular flavors or odors

Perceive, observe, clarity of vision


Exposure to heat or cold

Exposure to dust/fumes

Wet or humid



Overnight Travel


Standard Hrs: 37.5; Expected Salary Range: ($ 40,000.00 - $ 45,000.00)


Anderson, SC


August 16, 2021


Clemson University is proud to allow educational equivalency for military technical certifications and trainings that directly relate to the job duties.


Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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