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
County Extension Director (three or fewer agents)
Local Unit Extension Director with Agent Supervision (Counties with four or more agents and all districts)
Employment of Office Professionals and Program Assistants
For additional information, see the Personnel Chapter in the Local Unit Director Resources
Employment of Volunteers