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Top Extension Associate Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Extension Associate. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Extension Associate resumes they appeared on. For example, 32.4% of Extension Associate resumes contained Educational Programs as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Extension Associate actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Extension Associate resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Educational Programs

high Demand
Here's how Educational Programs is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Provided leadership for the design and development of parish and statewide multicultural diversity training and educational programs for faculty and staff.
  • Planned, developed, implemented and evaluated educational programs on marine biology, coastal ecology and marine fisheries.
  • Led educational programs to foster an increased awareness and application of environmental and conservation techniques.
  • Established and organized advisory councils to assist with educational programs.
  • Provided educational programs and activities developed to provide stress/anger management and improve coping skills.
  • Conducted educational programs and managed diverse youth and adult education programs.

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2. Natural Resources

high Demand
Here's how Natural Resources is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Provided leadership for an effective county-wide educational program that supported the food and fiber industry, agriculture, and natural resources.
  • Conducted an ethnobotanical study and analyzed how the traditional use of natural resources could be incorporated in current farming techniques.

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3. Program Planning

high Demand
Here's how Program Planning is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Practiced and implemented program planning and volunteer management within agriculture and natural resource extension education.

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4. Program Activities

high Demand
Here's how Program Activities is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Used appropriate evaluation techniques to determine the progress of program activities in reaching the goals/objectives of the program.
  • Tracked and reported all program activities and outcomes quarterly.

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5. Data Collection

high Demand
Here's how Data Collection is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Referred families to appropriate agencies, created case files per family in program and data collection through surveys.

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6. Community Outreach

high Demand
Here's how Community Outreach is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Led community outreach and promotional events to ignite community interest, grow customer base, and solicit support.

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7. Fact Sheets

high Demand
Here's how Fact Sheets is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Researched, authored andedited several fact sheets for the department of Plant Pathology and Entomology at The Ohio State University.

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8. Agcenter

average Demand
Here's how Agcenter is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Represented the LSU AgCenter Healthy Communities pilot program addressing adult obesity and healthy living in a tri-parish area.

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9. County 4-H Program

average Demand
Here's how County 4-H Program is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Coordinated the development, delivery, quality assurance and overall operation of the Somerset County 4-H program.
  • Supervised 200 leaders and over 800 youth involved in the Somerset County 4-H program.
  • Recruited, trained, and managed teen/adult leaders in a growing county 4-H program.
  • Conducted comprehensive educational outreach to develop and implement multi-county 4-H programs.
  • Provided leadership in planning, coordinating, implementation and evaluation of the Hillsborough county 4-H program.
  • Supervised and provided leadership to the Parmer County 4-H program.

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10. Research Projects

average Demand
Here's how Research Projects is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Assisted the Extension Specialist with research projects, food safety, and a web-based nutrition class for pregnant and parenting teens.
  • Developed and managed the day-to-day operations for multi-site, field-based research projects.

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11. Public Schools

average Demand
Here's how Public Schools is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Organized and executed activities related to science and human anatomy at over ten events hosted by 4-H and Mississippi Public Schools.
  • Implemented the first composting pilot project in 8 DC Public Schools in partnership with DC Department of General Services.

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12. Program Participants

average Demand
Here's how Program Participants is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Provided written information to staff, program participants, parents, and sponsors.
  • Conducted training programs for program participants and public groups.
  • Recruited and retained program participants Worked effectively with children, adolescents and adults.

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13. Community Agencies

average Demand
Here's how Community Agencies is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Collaborated with community agencies, school districts, and church organizations.

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14. State Fair

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Here's how State Fair is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Coordinated the 4-H Food and Nutrition contests during the State Fair.
  • Served on statewide committees and manage youth events at State Fair.

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15. Community Members

average Demand
Here's how Community Members is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Trained local governments and organizations to become more accountable, responsive and transparent to community members.
  • Organized and conducted training sessions with local schoolteachers and community members to promote environmental conservation awareness.
  • Completed community resource assessment-Identified key community members as potential counterparts-Evacuated from country due to safety concerns
  • Facilitated the development of an income generating Apiary project with 20 community members.
  • Recruited community members for projects and activities.
  • Worked in conjunction with Ministry of Health to distribute over 1000 mosquito nets to community members.

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16. Community Organizations

low Demand
Here's how Community Organizations is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Provided technical and advisory services to monitoring and evaluating programs/projects being implemented by local governments and community organizations.
  • Established program networking with other community organizations.

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17. EPA

low Demand
Here's how EPA is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Coordinated statewide statistical reporting system to provide annual youth participation information to the United States Department of Agriculture.
  • Prepared and coordinated grant applications and grant-related activities to maintain funding for program.
  • Participated in departmental and district meetings to collaborate with other horticulture professionals.
  • Provided departmental information technology support as well as youth enrollment database management.
  • Developed and implemented program to deliver Texas Parks & Wildlife Department's Aquatic/Hunter/Boater Education programs to 4H groups throughout Texas.
  • Organized and directed arborist certification and re-certification courses for the State of Louisiana, Department of Agriculture and Forestry.
  • Prepared subject matter factsheets and 4-H project books for publication.
  • Directed development of "Stormwater Resources" program for communities to fulfill US EPA educational requirements.

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18. Program Goals

low Demand
Here's how Program Goals is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Worked with outside contractors to accomplish program goals.

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19. Family Wellness

low Demand
Here's how Family Wellness is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Identified resources connected to community outreach programs that support family wellness.

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20. IPM

low Demand
Here's how IPM is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Worked within a specified budget to purchase supplies and equipment and be accountable for related expenditures.
  • Developed, implemented and evaluated educational programs relating to commercial and consumer horticulture IPM including field demonstration trials.
  • Provided statewide leadership of greenhouse IPM program that grew from an enrollment of 5 to 30 acres.
  • Established and provided statewide leadership of NJ greenhouse IPM program.
  • Managed daily office operation and maintenance of equipment.
  • Coordinated statewide IPM monitoring program in sweet corn.

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21. UK

low Demand
Here's how UK is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Maintained financial records of UK agricultural conference expenditures, as pertains to UK Meat Sciences Division.
  • Organized networking events and conferences for UK faculty, Staff and students.

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22. Leadership Development

low Demand
Here's how Leadership Development is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Coordinated, organized, planned, and arranged for the implementation of The North Carolina Leadership Development Institute for Extension Specialists.
  • Served as coordinator of an entrepreneurship program, and a teen leadership development program in Bexar County.

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23. Public Education

low Demand
Here's how Public Education is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Handled public education presentations to schools and civic/community groups covering all aspects of home horticulture.

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24. Low-Income Families

low Demand
Here's how Low-Income Families is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Worked with low-income families in Van Buren Co. through SNAP-ED Program.

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25. Staff Meetings

low Demand
Here's how Staff Meetings is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Trained program staff on research tools, assessment scales and conducted staff meetings.

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26. Professional Development

low Demand
Here's how Professional Development is used in Extension Associate jobs:
  • Coordinated volunteer recruitment, screening, and professional development.
  • Developed and implemented nutrition related professional development.

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20 Most Common Skill For An Extension Associate

Educational Programs32.4%
Natural Resources7.9%
Program Planning7.9%
Program Activities7.5%
Data Collection7.5%
Community Outreach7.1%
Fact Sheets4.4%
Agcenter3.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Extension Associate

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Educational Programs
Educational Programs
32.4%
32.4%
2
2
Natural Resources
Natural Resources
7.9%
7.9%
3
3
Program Planning
Program Planning
7.9%
7.9%
4
4
Program Activities
Program Activities
7.5%
7.5%
5
5
Data Collection
Data Collection
7.5%
7.5%
6
6
Community Outreach
Community Outreach
7.1%
7.1%
7
7
Fact Sheets
Fact Sheets
4.4%
4.4%
8
8
Agcenter
Agcenter
3.7%
3.7%
9
9
County 4-H Program
County 4-H Program
3.6%
3.6%
10
10
Research Projects
Research Projects
3.3%
3.3%
11
11
Public Schools
Public Schools
3%
3%
12
12
Program Participants
Program Participants
2.6%
2.6%
13
13
Community Agencies
Community Agencies
1.7%
1.7%
14
14
State Fair
State Fair
1.3%
1.3%
15
15
Community Members
Community Members
0.9%
0.9%
16
16
Community Organizations
Community Organizations
0.9%
0.9%
17
17
EPA
EPA
0.6%
0.6%
18
18
Program Goals
Program Goals
0.5%
0.5%
19
19
Family Wellness
Family Wellness
0.5%
0.5%
20
20
IPM
IPM
0.5%
0.5%
21
21
UK
UK
0.5%
0.5%
22
22
Leadership Development
Leadership Development
0.3%
0.3%
23
23
Public Education
Public Education
0.3%
0.3%
24
24
Low-Income Families
Low-Income Families
0.3%
0.3%
25
25
Staff Meetings
Staff Meetings
0.3%
0.3%
26
26
Professional Development
Professional Development
0.3%
0.3%

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