At this time, I am seeking a challenging position with an organization such as yours. I believe strongly that my professional experience and skill sets are an excellent fit with your objectives.
As the County Extension Agent, priorities include strategic planning and implementation of educational programming throughout Calhoun County. Program ares for this position include: Urban Affairs, sustainability, community resource development, working with advisory groups, other agencies and organizations to include; County Commissioners, Chamber of Commerce. local school systems, media and clientèle. Furthermore, additional duties require grant allocations, project implementation, budget preparation, provide expertise to materials submitted by the general public, collection management and procedure related to Auburn University. As a County Extension Agent daily public speaking is required in various capacities and settings.
As the County Agent, I have increased programming opportunities with the development of our County Wildlife Room. This new facility will allow increased community educational opportunities for over 2000 students in Calhoun County.
Called on comprehensive knowledge in environmental education to present environmental programs and conduct guided tours. Trained and coached docents and museum volunteers in the interpretation of exhibits. Held responsibility for conservation, interpretation, and public use of outdoor nature trails. Identified and studied materials and specimens. Conducted in-depth research and wrote articles various environmental educational/awareness issues.
Provided advice and recommendations for the development of museum exhibits and media events. Trained and cared for live animals in collection. Scheduled, updated and maintained museum's educational resource kits. Assisted in the development and evaluation of the museum educational programs. Conducted hikes, nature walks, natural history trips and live animal programs. Served as summer camp instructor. Worked on endangered gopher tortoise survey.
Relevant Courses: The Analysis of Policy, Business Organization &
Administration, Public Administration, Research Methods in Public
Administration, Business Leadership, Public Personnel Administration,
Organizational Communication, Public Finance Administration, Contemporary Issues in Management, Human Resources Seminar, Grant writing
Relevant Courses: Ecology, Vascular Plant Morphology, Field Botany, Physical Geography (Minor), Biological Conservation, Statistics, Animal Behavior, Cell Biology, Physical Geology, Animal Systems Physiology, Plant Anatomy,Genetics, Independent Research (Heavy Metal Effects on Aquatic Flora).
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