FFA Advisor

  • REPORTS TO: Building PrincipalDEPARTMENT:
    JOB DESCRIPTOR: SCHEDULESCHEDULE:
    DATE: July 1, 1994NON-EXEMPT X

    NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: 
    The purpose of the FFA Advisor is to maximize the educational and occupational opportunities for each student enrolled in Vocational Agriculture and to follow the policies and procedures of Campbell County School District. 

    JOB FUNCTIONS: 

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    Be the Advisor of the local FFA Chapter and attend all FFA functions.
    Plan and coordinate with chapter officer's monthly FFA meetings and executive meetings.
    Supervise all money-making activities.
    Train judging teams and take them to the State FFA Judging Contest.
    Help interested students fill out FFA award applications.
    Take chapter representatives to the State and National FFA Conventions.
    Determine the supplies and equipment needed for FFA and prepare a budget.
    Promote suitable publicity for the FFA.
    Provide for guidance and counseling of FFA students.
    Keep abreast of progress and new developments in FFA by participating in professional organizations and through attending professional meetings, conferences and workshops.
    Work to recruit FFA members.
    Plan and coordinate the FFA Parent and Member Banquet with chapter officers.
    Enter students in all District FFA contests.
    Supervise the filling out and sending in of FFA chapter applications.
    Take students and their projects to County and State Fair.
    Communicate regularly with supervisors regarding the progress and development of the FFA Program.
    Prepare a detailed annual report highlighting the activity accomplishments, participation levels and recommendations for its improvement.
    May be responsible for supervising students on out-of-town activities. This may involve staying overnight.
    OTHER FUNCTIONS:
    Perform other duties or tasks related to the FFA Program as requested by the Building Principal.
    --EMPLOYEES ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ALL FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB-- 

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND MENTAL ABILITY:
    Knowledge of CPR and First Aid.
    Possess a broad general knowledge of all subject areas with specific knowledge needed in contract areas.
    Possess group dynamics and interpersonal skills.
    Possess knowledge of psychological, emotional, and educational behavioral development of children.
    Possess classroom management skills which include discipline as well as record keeping and assessment ability.
    Possess technological and computer skills.
    Possess problem solving, imagination, patience, reasoning, creativity, judgment, and analytical abilities.
    Possess a knowledge of shop equipment and how to properly use and maintain it.
    EDUCATION, LICENSE, CERTIFICATION OR FORMAL TRAINING
    Possess all certificates required for the State of Wyoming.
    Possess at a minimum a Bachelor's Degree.
    Continue to pursue graduate level classes for professional growth.
    EQUIPMENT USED:
         Calculator/Adding Machine               Laser Player
         VCR                                     Computer
         Slide Projector                         Drill Press
         Overhead                                Wood Bandsaw
         Power Hand Tool                         Metal Cut-off Saw
         Metal Bandsaw                           AC/DC Welder
         Radial Arm Saw                          Hand Shop Tool
         Telephone                               Oxy-acetylene Welder
         MIG Welder                              Table Saw
         Grinder                                 Paint Spray Gun
         Movie Projector
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
    Be able to stand, walk, and sit for long periods without fatigue or discomfort.
    Be able to lift up to 50 pounds and carry 50 feet.
    Be able to push up to 200 pounds up to 30 feet.
    Be able to pull up to 100 pounds up to 50 feet.
    Be able to carry up to 25 pounds for 50 feet throughout the work day.
    Be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, handle, finger, talk, hear, and see.
    ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
    Be able to spend most of the time inside classrooms with some work outside in cold/hot weather.
    Be able to tolerate noise up to 90 decibels.
    Constant exposure to dust.
    Frequent exposure to weather extremes.
    Some employees may be occupationally exposed to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious materials based on task and procedures required.
    Frequent exposure to various supplies containing hazardous materials or chemicals.