Board Leadership
Personnel

The local extension board and Kansas State University, represented by the area extension director, jointly employ extension agents.

The local extension board, in consultation with the area director, employs office professionals, program assistants, and other part-time staff.  The local extension director is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of office professionals and program assistants.

Volunteers are also part of the staff of the local extension program and are responsible to the local extension board.

Following are some resources to support local boards in their personnel responsibilities.

 

Employment of Extension Agents
 

Job Descriptions:

Local Unit Extension Director Policy and Position Description
Family and Consumer Sciences Agent
Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent
4-H Agent
District Agent Position Description
 

New Agent Professional Development Overview

New Agent Professional Development Module


Core Competencies

Program Focus Teams

Performance Review

Performance Review Module

Employee Due Process

K-State Research and Extension - A Federal, State, and Local Partnership

Extension Professional Associations

Professional Scheduling Policy

 

Employment of Office Professionals and Program Assistants
 

Office Professional - Steps in Hiring

Program Assistant - Steps in Hiring

The Extension Program Assistant:  Policy, Roles, and Responsibilities

Approval to Hire an Extension Program Assistant

Office Professional Position Description

Program Assistant Position Description

 

For additional information, see the Personnel Chapter in the Local Unit Director Resource

 

Employment of Volunteers

 

4-H Volunteer Profile

Master Volunteer Resource Guide