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Full-Time Administration Associate 1 (UGA Posting 20170420)

You must apply online at (search posting #20170420--Administrative Associate 1).

Administrative Associate 1 Job Announcement (pdf file)

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This is a highly responsible position performing administrative support functions for Fortson 4-H Center in Hampton, GA. Responsibilities include support of the overall 4-H mission with focus on the Georgia 4-H Environmental Education and Summer Camp programs. This position requires an individual who has a clear ability to work independently without immediate, daily supervision. This position will be a face of Fortson 4-H Center greeting guests, providing support and information. 


  • High school diploma or equivalent and two years of progressively responsible office experience.
  • Considerable knowledge of office practices, procedures, systems, and equipment. 
  • Ability to maintain administrative, fiscal and guest records and to prepare reports and answer questions from such records. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, employees, students and associates and to effectively convey information. 
  • Extensive knowledge of computer software including Windows, Word, Outlook, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and website maintenance software. 
  • Must enjoy working and interacting with the public, school teachers, vendors and University personnel as well as target youth audience 
  • Ability to understand and answer questions about Fortson's core programs (Georgia 4-H Environmental Education and Summer Camp Programs)  
  • Dynamic personality


Seasonal Environmental Educator (Spring 2017)

Environmental Educator Job Announcement (PDF file)1 millionth arch


  • Teach interdisciplinary science-based environmental education classes
  • Conduct evening programs
  • Provide leadership to school groups participating in the program
  • Maintain teaching laboratories
  • Other duties as assigned which may include facility maintenance, landscaping, housekeeping, etc.


  • Commitment
  • Genuine interest in children
  • Dynamic personality
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Creativity
  • Leadership ability
  • Bachelor or Associate degree in Education, Natural Science, Environmental Education or related field preferred.
  • Successful applicants must consent to background check

Staff are hired to work for the Fall Environmental Education season which begins in mid-February and ends in late May. There is an opportunity to return for the Fall 2017season (late August-November).

Note: Please apply online at (search posting #20160609--Fortson 4-H Environmental Educator).