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Posted 1/25/2023

University of Missouri 

Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty 4-H Volunteerism and Youth-Adult Partnerships

12-month position between HDFS and MU Extension, 4-H Center for Youth Development.

This position provides statewide leadership and strategic planning for the Missouri 4-H initiatives in volunteer development and youth-adult partnerships and will:
  • Build organizational capacity around volunteer management at local and state levels using research in youth-adult-partnerships to develop and evaluate resources, processes, and systems.
  • Advance knowledge about volunteer development, youth-adult partnerships, and their contribution meeting the needs of young people.
  • Build capacity of 4-H youth development professionals and volunteers in creating safe and vibrant learning environments for young people.
  • Foster innovative systems to engage and retain volunteers and prepare them for effective voluntary action in 4-H and in their communities.
Minimum Qualifications:
Earned doctorate in Human Development and Family Science or a related field with course work related to volunteer development at or within 6 months of the time of appointment.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications

Appointment: Tenure Track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor; 12-month appointment; Start date negotiable with preference for July 1, 2023

Timeline: Review of applications will begin Feb. 28, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Application Link: https://mizzou.us/45443

 

Posted 1/25/2023

University of Missouri 

Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty 4-H Leadership & Civic Engagement

12-month position between HDFS and MU Extension, 4-H Center for Youth Development

This position provides statewide leadership and strategic planning for the Missouri 4-H initiatives in civic engagement and leadership and will:
  • Design the development, delivery, and evaluation of the 4-H Leadership and Civic Engagement program.
  • Advance knowledge about youth leadership, youth-adult partnerships, and their contribution to meeting the needs of young people.
  • Build capacity of 4-H youth development professionals and volunteers to create safe and vibrant learning environments for young people.
  • Foster innovative systems to engage and retain adolescents
Minimum Qualifications:
Earned doctorate in Human Development and Family Science or a related field with coursework related to leadership and/or civic engagement at or within 6 months of the time of appointment.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications

Appointment: Tenure Track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor; 12-month appointment; Start date negotiable with preference for July 1, 2023

Timeline: Review of applications will begin Feb. 28, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Application Link: https://mizzou.us/45420

 

Posted 1/18/2023

university of georgia

Extension Specialist: 4-H Healthy Living Programs

Position Summary:
This public service faculty position provides statewide support and coordination for 4-H healthy living programs and serves as a member of the state 4-H staff. The position develops and maintains curricula and training materials that enable district and county 4-H faculty and staff to deliver programs in every Georgia county. In addition to providing professional development to 4-H and youth development educators, the individual plans, implements, and evaluates numerous youth events and activities focusing on family and consumer sciences content areas. The individual leads statewide participation in regional and national 4-H experiences and collaborates with other educational providers such as UGA College of Public Health and UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences. The individual supports the overall 4-H program by serving as Principal Investigator on grants, seeking private funding to support key initiatives, and communicating program impact to stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in an appropriate discipline closely related to family and consumer sciences, health, education, and/or human development.

A valid driver’s license and a vehicle for official duty travel are required. The position includes frequent work on evenings and weekends.

Additional Requirements:
Achievement of the rank of Public Service Assistant (or equivalent) or have a documented record of achievement that qualifies the candidate for placement in the public service faculty track. For more information regarding the public service faculty track, please see the Guidelines for Appointment and Promotion for Public Service and Outreach Faculty.

Apply:
Click the link below to read the full job description and apply online. 

https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/291163

 

Posted 1/18/2023

University of California

Community Nutrition, Health, and Food Security Advisor (Applied Research and Extension)

Location Headquarters: Butte County, Orville, CA

Purpose: The Community Nutrition, Health, and Food Security Advisor will implement an innovative extension education and applied problem-solving research program for the counties of Butte, Glenn, Colusa, Sutter, and Yuba.

Required Qualifications:
A minimum of a Master’s degree in Public or Community Health, Nutrition or other closely related fields is required at the time of appointment.

Additional Requirements

  • A background investigation will be required for the successful candidate, including fingerprinting and a criminal history clearance by the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This position is subject to the requirements and compliance of the California’s Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA).   Employment within UC ANR is contingent upon securing written acknowledgement to comply with California law.
  • Ability and means to travel on a flexible schedule as needed, proof of liability and property damage insurance on vehicle used is required. Must possess valid California Driver's License to drive a County or University vehicle.
  • Experience and/or expertise in whole child health (physical, social-emotional) and/or social determinants of health (including healthcare, transportation, built environment, workforce development, public safety, nutrition security, climate health, etc.).

Salary: The salary range for this Cooperative Extension Advisor position is Assistant Rank, Step I ($71,200) to Step VI ($94,000).  Step placement in the advisor series is based on applicable experience and professional qualifications.  For information regarding Cooperative Extension Advisor salary scales, please refer to the University of California website: https://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/358478.pdf.

 

Apply:
If interested in this position, please visit: https://recruit.ucanr.edu/ and choose “applicants” (refer to position 22-13) (https://ucanr.edu/About/Jobs/?jobnum=2406

 

Closing Date:
To assure full consideration, application packets must be received by February 17, 2023 (open until filled)

 

 

Posted 1/18/2023

university of california

Community Nutrition, Health, and Food Systems Area Advisor (Applied Research and Extension)

Location Headquarters:  Modoc County, Alturas, CA

Purpose: The Community Nutrition, Health, and Food Systems Advisor will implement an innovative extension education and applied problem-solving research program for the Intermountain Region (including Modoc, Siskiyou, and Lassen counties) and is primarily a rural area.

Education:   A minimum of a Master’s degree in Public or Community Health, Nutrition or other closely related fields is required at the time of appointment.

Additional Requirements:

  • A background investigation will be required for the successful candidate, including fingerprinting and a criminal history clearance by the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This position is subject to the requirements and compliance of the California’s Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA). Employment within UC ANR is contingent upon securing written acknowledgement to comply with California law.
  • Ability and means to travel on a flexible schedule as needed, proof of liability and property damage insurance on vehicle used is required. Must possess valid California Driver's License to drive a County or University vehicle.
  • Experience and/or expertise in whole child health (physical, social-emotional) and/or social determinants of health (including healthcare, transportation, built environment, workforce development, public safety, nutrition security, climate health, etc.).
Salary: 
The salary range for this Cooperative Extension Advisor position is Assistant Rank, Step I ($71,200) to Step VI ($94,000).  Step placement in the advisor series is based on applicable experience and professional qualifications.  For information regarding Cooperative Extension Advisor salary scales, please refer to the University of California website: https://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/358478.pdf
Apply:
If interested in this position, please visit: https://recruit.ucanr.edu/ and choose “applicants” (refer to position 22-15) ( https://ucanr.edu/About/Jobs/?jobnum=2407
Closing Date:
To assure full consideration, application packets must be received by February 17, 2023 (open until filled)
 

Posted 1/11/2023

university of florida

Extension Agent I or II – Family and Consumer Sciences and Food Systems

Overview:

This full‐time permanent status accruing Extension Agent will work jointly for UF/IFAS Extension
and Seminole County. We are looking for an individual with skills in human nutrition, health,
and wellness. The Agent will develop, deliver, evaluate, and report on science‐based education
programs emphasizing individual and family education to adopt healthy eating habits and
lifestyle behaviors that can prevent or delay the onset of chronic conditions like obesity, heart
diseases, hypertension, diabetes, osteoporosis, and cancer. The Agent will integrate a “food
systems” concept into all extension programs. Food systems in the context of this position
includes access to local, safe, and healthy foods; resource management and sustainable living;
and social, mental, and physical well‐being. The Agent will also provide education for 4‐H youth
development in health and wellness plus financial literacy, specifically through the Living On My
Own simulation.

Application Deadline: 
February 3, 2023

Minimum Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in family and consumer sciences, nutrition, dietetics, health and wellness, or a closely related area. We will accept applicants without a bachelor’s degree if the degree will be earned by May 2023.
  • If hired solely with a bachelor’s degree, we want you to grow in your career. Therefore,you will be expected to progress at least halfway towards obtaining a master's degree within 6 years of employment.
  • A working knowledge of healthy eating habits and lifestyle behaviors that can prevent or delay the onset of chronic diseases.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi‐task, and balance diverse responsibilities.
  • A commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and access (IDEA) guidelines of UF/IFAS Extension.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service, responding to client needs in a timely and professional manner.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A master’s degree in a field applicable to the position.
  • Experience creating educational curricula, developing instructional materials, and
  • applying teaching methods appropriate for both youth and adults.
  • Expertise in getting groups to work together to achieve a goal, managing competing
  • priorities, and adaptability to handle unexpected situations.
  • Experience working in multi‐cultural settings.
  • Experience in marketing, teaching, and evaluating educational programs.
  • Experience working with and managing volunteers.
  • Experience using a variety of educational methods including technology‐enhanced and
  • technology‐based instruction to reach diverse audiences.
  • Experience obtaining extramural funding.
  • Excellent organizational skills and good record‐keeping techniques.
Application Link:

Application Instructions:
Apply at Careers at UF by 11:55 p.m. (Eastern) of the posting end date, and attach:

  • Cover letter that describes how your experience and qualifications have prepared you
  • for this position
  • Résumé or Curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial copies of all transcripts (showing coursework) of your academic degrees
 

Posted 1/4/2023

utah state university

Home and Community Extension Assistant/Associate Professor (Wayne County)

The estimated start date for this position is March 1, 2023. Applications received by January 19, 2022 will receive first consideration.

Utah State University Extension invites applications for a faculty position in the Home and Community Department. This is a 12-month, fiscal-year appointment. Extension faculty develop, provide, evaluate, and coordinate research-based educational programs for youth and adults. Extension faculty also recruit, train and supervise volunteer leaders and serve as a liaison between local clientele, other resource agencies, and Utah State University administrators, faculty, and programs. Extension faculty have Wayne County, departmental, and University responsibilities. An office will be provided at the Wayne County Extension building in Loa, Utah.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership to Extension activities
  • Develop, implement and evaluate programs for adults and youth
  • Develop partnerships and employ innovative approaches to reach clientele and new audiences
  • Pursue internal and external funding to support Extension programming
  • Document impacts and produce scholarly publications based on Extension programming
  • Manage budgets, personnel, and volunteers
  • Serve diverse audiences and support the civil rights mandate of Utah State University Extension
  • Serve and collaborate with other Extension county faculty and specialists, University personnel, community and government agencies, and stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned Master's degree in a discipline such as: family and consumer sciences, public health, nutrition, food sciences, social work, mental health, psychology, finance, business, human development, family studies, health and wellness or related area.
  • Ability to plan, organize and direct educational programs
  • Experience in teaching adult and/or youth audiences
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Ability to act as a liaison between federal, state, university and county clientele
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Must have access to reliable transportation to perform essential job functions
  • Must be willing to work with community leaders, partners, agencies, and USU county faculty and state specialists to meet various county needs in the program areas described in the position summary, including reaching diverse audiences.

Required Documents:

Along with the online application (https://tinyurl.com/USUExtWayneCounty), please attach:

  1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Contact Information for 3 Professional References
  3. Documents below to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-10”
    • Cover Letter - In your cover letter, please highlight how you have or how you could meet these job expectations and qualifications. If you have trouble uploading your cover letter, please reach out to [email protected]
    • College/University transcripts

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary: 

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

 

Posted 1/4/2023

University of california

UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Community Health and Nutrition Advisor

Location Headquarters: San Joaquin County, Stockton, CA

Required Qualifications:
A minimum of a Master’s degree in Public or Community Health, Nutrition or other closely related fields is required at the time of appointment.

Additional Requirements:
• A background investigation will be required for the successful candidate, including fingerprinting and a criminal history clearance by the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This position is subject to the requirements and compliance of the California’s Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA). Employment within UC ANR is contingent upon securing written acknowledgement to comply with California law.
• Experience and/or expertise in whole child health (physical, social-emotional) and/or social determinants of health (including healthcare, transportation, built environment, workforce development, public safety, nutrition security, climate health, etc.).

Salary:
The beginning salary will be in the Cooperative Extension Assistant Advisor Rank and commensurate with applicable experience and professional qualifications. For information regarding Cooperative Extension Advisor salary scales, please refer to the University of California website: https://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/358478.pdf. If the successful candidate is currently a UCCE Advisor, the candidate will be offered the position without change to the candidate’s current rank, step, salary and/or appointment terms; and if applicable, is eligible to retain indefinite status.
Benefits:
The University of California offers comprehensive benefits including health insurance, retirement plans, two days per month paid vacation, one day per month paid sick leave, and paid holidays. This position is eligible for sabbatical leave privileges as per the terms of the University policy. For more information, refer to the UC Benefits website at: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html
How to Apply:
If interested in this position, please visit: https://recruit.ucanr.edu/ and choose “applicants” (refer to position 22-10)

Closing Date: To assure full consideration, application packets must be received by February 17, 2023 (open until filled)

Questions? Contact Mikyla Perez @ [email protected]

 

Posted 12/22/2022

university of california

4-H Youth Development Advisor - UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Area 

Required Qualifications

Education: A minimum of a master’s degree is required in youth/child development, human development, education or science education, or a related field. Experience in conducting applied research, program evaluation and education programs with youth are required. Experience working with Latino, Black, indigenous, and youth of color is desirable.

Additional Requirements 

  • Valid driver’s license required to fulfill job duties- Employees driving County or University vehicles must possess valid California Driver’s License and participate in the DMV pull notice program.
  • The ability to work with clientele across a wide range of socio-economic classes and ethnicities is essential.

How to Apply

If interested in this position, please visit: https://recruit.ucanr.edu/ and choose “applicants” (refer to position #22-05)

Closing Date:  To assure full consideration, application packets must be received by 

January 29, 2023 – (open until filled)

Questions?

Contact Tatiana Avoce email: [email protected]

 

Posted 12/21/2022

university of california

4-H Youth Development Program Access, Equity, and Belonging Academic Coordinator II 

The Academic Coordinator (ACII) will provide leadership and support to 4-H professionals throughout the state to increase the engagement and participation of unserved and underserved youth and adult audiences in all delivery modes of the 4-H Youth Development Program.

Responsibilities: 
  • Develop systems and resources to build the capacity of 4-H professionals to increase 4-H youth membership and adult volunteerism among the Latinx and all unserved and underserved communities.
  • Develop tools and resources (e.g., curricula) and provide training to empower 4-H professionals to address the needs and interests of unserved and underserved youth and families and to expand and diversify their 4-H Youth Development Programs.
  • Identify priority issues and inform on best practices to better reach unrepresented youth, families, and communities in California.
  • Design and implement strategies to improve staff and volunteers’ skills to enhance inclusiveness and intercultural competence.
  • Collaborate in acquiring funding for extension and/or creative activity.

A minimum of a Master’s degree in Youth or Human Development, Child Development, Education, Youth Studies, Ethnic Studies, or related field is required at the time of appointment. Candidate should have substantial experience and sensitivity to cultural differences in working with youth. Demonstrated effectiveness in building on the collective strengths of culturally diverse youth and adults, including adult volunteers is required.

Salary:
The beginning salary will be in the Academic Coordinator II series. The salary for this position will not exceed Step 1 ($74,896 annually) of the Academic Coordinator II, Fiscal Year Salary Table. For information regarding the Academic Coordinator series salary scales, please refer to: : https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2022-23/july-2022-salary-scales/t36-ii.pdf
Benefits:
The University of California offers comprehensive benefits including health insurance, retirement plans, two days per month paid vacation, one day per month paid sick leave, and approximately thirteen paid holidays per year. For more information, refer to the UC Benefits website at: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

How to Apply:
If interested in this position, please visit: https://recruit.ucanr.edu/ and choose “applicants” (refer to position #22-55

Closing Date:
To assure full consideration, application packets must be received by January 27, 2023 (open until filled)
Questions?
Contact Alma Jackson email: [email protected]
 

Posted 12/21/2022

University of georgia

Assistant/Associate Professor and Extension Specialist in Human Nutrition and Chronic Disease Prevention

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: 

  • Provide leadership for UGA Extension nutrition and chronic disease efforts at the state and national level.
  • Provide regular in-service training to UGA Extension personnel and additional training to other Extension personnel and stakeholders at the state, regional, and national level in the area of human nutrition and chronic disease prevention
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate evidence-based and research-informed educational programs and materials for county Extension agents and personnel to use to deliver community-based education programs, particularly in populations with health disparities, related to general nutrition and the role of nutrition in chronic disease prevention in topic areas that expand our reach, including, but not limited to bone, cardiovascular, maternal, and cognitive health
  • Revise existing Extension nutrition and health program content and materials and existing program assessment tools, as needed
  • Direct involvement in applied research, interaction with researchers and health practitioners, participation in technical conferences, and engagement in other professional development activities to expand one’s own knowledge base and competencies in the subject areas stated above
  • Secure external funding as the PI or Co-PI to support research, Extension and outreach endeavors
  • Present research and Extension findings at national conferences
  • Publish research and Extension findings in peer-reviewed journals
  • Serve as major advisor for graduate students and secure external funding to support graduate assistantships
  • Collaborate with Nutritional Sciences faculty and other Cooperatative Extension Specialists on interdisciplinary programming
  • Contribute to activities that serve the department, college, university, Extension, the public, and the profession, including support for 4-H Youth Development projects and programs and professional development organizations in the Extension and nutrition disciplines.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To be considered for the position of Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in Human Nutrition and Chronic Disease Prevention, the applicant must hold an earned doctoral degree (upon appointment) in nutrition, public health, or a related field; demonstrate the ability to work independently and collaboratively on Extension programs; and show evidence of strong written and verbal communication skills.

The applicant should have demonstrated scholarly competence and research productivity, or the potential for such. The applicant must be credentialed as a registered dietitian nutritionist by the Commission on Dietetics.  To be considered for the position of Associate Professor and Extension Specialist in in Human Nutrition and Chronic Disease Prevention, the applicant should meet the above qualifications; have attained tenure at a comparable university or have at least four years of experience at the Assistant Professor rank; show evidence of a high quality Extension and research publication record; demonstrate a record of success with external funding; and demonstrate an outstanding record of research productivity.

To be considered for the Associate Professor level, candidates should demonstrate clear and convincing evidence of emerging stature as a regional or national authority as appropriate for the position. To be eligible for tenure on appointment, candidates must be appointed as an Associate Professor, have been tenured at a prior institution, and bring a demonstrably national reputation to the institution. Any request for tenure upon appointment must be approved before hire.

SALARY:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Information regarding fringe benefits may be viewed at http://www.hr.uga.edu.

ANTICIPATED START DATE:

August 1, 2023

APPLICATIONS DEADLINE:

Applicant screening will begin immediately. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected; however, to be assured of a complete review, candidates should submit their application materials by January 1, 2023

The application packet must include a cover letter of interest that details how the applicant’s credentials and experience meet the needs of the position as well as responsibilities and qualifications detailed in the posting; a current curriculum vitae; a diversity and inclusion statement; and contact information for three references.

References will not be contacted without further correspondence with the applicant. All applicants must apply online at https://www.ugajobsearch.com. Please see the job posting at: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/293478

 

Posted 12/19/2022

university of illinois

Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development  

Location: Unit 17 – DeWitt, Macon, and Piatt Counties
(Position will be housed in Piatt County – Monticello, IL)

Program Development, Delivery and Evaluation

  • Provide program leadership, interpret and integrate information, teach in the field of designated expertise, maintain the competencies to develop and deliver educational programming, and assist clients with the appropriate resource bases.
  • Assess the needs of local clientele in a systematic and analytical manner. This will include networking and collaborating with community organizations and other relevant groups.
  • Within the designated area(s) of specialization, develop innovative curricula and programs to address local needs as well as to mesh with the broader state and national interdisciplinary initiatives.
  • Deliver high impact programs to diverse audiences utilizing a selection of innovative delivery mechanisms to optimize reach and effectiveness, by teaming with additional Extension employees and volunteers who assist with program management functions and teaching roles when appropriate.
  • Guide program expansion and program quality processes by teaching and providing training and support to employees or volunteers who teach and work within the program area.
  • Support voluntary educational delivery systems with relevant subject matter expertise.
  • Evaluate the impact of program initiatives in a planned and statistically relevant fashion. Evaluation plans should focus not only on short-term impacts but also on long-term changes in clientele practices.
  • Develop effective and contemporary approaches to communicate with clientele. This may include constantly evolving electronic technologies (e.g. twitter, Facebook, blogs, e-learning, etc.).
  • Comply with all reporting deadlines and requirements (e.g. plans of work, activity and impact reporting, etc.)
Required Qualifications:

Education:

  • Master’s degree in Youth Development, Education, Community/Public Health, Leadership Studies, Agricultural/Environmental Sciences or related field. Candidates with a Master’s degree in progress may be considered for interviews, but degree must be completed by hire date. 

Experience:

  • Evidenced knowledge of and experience with youth development best practices. 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Teaching or youth development experience in informal setting.
  • Experience working with volunteers, including recruitment and support.
  • Experience with program planning for youth audiences.
  • Experience working with racially, ethnically, and linguistically diverse youth.
  • Experience in evaluation and impact reporting of youth programs.
  • Experience in leadership role and/or evidenced ability to guide the work of others.
Application Procedures & Deadline Information:

Applications must be received by 6:00 pm (CST) on January 18, 2023. Click here to apply. (https://illinois.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/2370?c=illinois) Please upload a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Resume dates submitted must be in month/year format and employment history, at a minimum, should include all work dating back to the completion of your undergraduate degree. Positions that were less than full-time/100% must be noted as being part-time.
 

Posted 12/8/2022

Oklahoma state university

Family and Consumer Sciences Assistant State Specialist - OSU Extension

The scope of the work is limited to the OSU Center for Wellness and Recovery (NCWR) technical assistance support. The successful candidate will provide expertise and educational leadership for opioid and stimulant misuse programming, including development, implementation, and evaluation of programs statewide. The anticipated outcomes include reduced risk of misuse and improved health. This is a non-tenure track faculty, 12-month assignment over a 2-year grant period ending September 29, 2024.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The candidate will coordinate FCS opioid and stimulant misuse programming and will provide statewide leadership and education to county educators.
• Make a positive impact in the area of opioid and stimulant misuse
• Maintain knowledge of opioid and stimulant misuse
• Develop and maintain comprehensive opioid and stimulant misuse programming
• Conduct needs assessment and participate in evaluation efforts
• Provide leadership to county and district programs in the area of opioid and stimulant misuse
• Maintain a close working relationship with state-level faculty, staff, district program specialists and administrators
• Travel within the state to support and provide education (travel budget provided)
• Continuance of employment in this role is based on need, performance, and funding. The funding period will end September 29, 2024
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Demonstrated expertise in public health with a minimum of two years of experience with similar projects
• Master’s degree in Public Health and/or a related field
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Along with a competitive employee benefit package, the salary is commensurate with candidate qualifications and experience. For more benefit information, see: http://hr.okstate.edu/benefits
APPLICATION INFORMATION:
Although applications will be accepted until a successful candidate has been appointed, interested parties are encouraged to submit their materials by January 30. 2023 to receive optimal consideration. Click here to apply now!
Application materials should include:
• Letter that describes qualifications, previous professional responsibilities, achievements, and leadership style and how these apply to the position sought
• Resume
• Contact information for at least three references
 

Posted 12/8/2022

Oklahoma State university

Assistant State Specialist, Food Safety - Oklahoma State University (OSU) Extension

The successful candidate will provide expertise in the area of food safety including food access, purchasing, preparation, preservation, and storage. The anticipated outcomes include sustainable consumer food systems, increased food security and improved health.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The candidate will coordinate FCS programming to county FCS educators and constituents by providing leadership, education and systems approaches.
● Make a positive impact in the area of food safety education
● Maintain knowledge of food safety issues
● Develop and maintain comprehensive food safety programming
● Conduct needs assessment and participate in evaluation efforts
● Provide leadership to county and district programs in the area of food safety
● Participate as a team member with other FCS, 4-H, and Agriculture faculty and staff, including OSU Extension area specialists, state specialists, county educators, and district staff, and personnel in the Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Product Center
● Collaborate with other food safety professionals in other states on a regular basis
● Travel within the state to support and provide education (travel budget provided)
● Continuance of employment in this role is based on need, performance, and funding
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
●Demonstrated expertise in food safety including food access, purchasing, preparation, preservation and storage programming.
● Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences or closely related field
● Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) License
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Two years minimum experience in Cooperative Extension or closely related work.
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Along with a competitive employee benefit package, the salary is commensurate with candidate qualifications and experience. For more benefit information, see: http://hr.okstate.edu/benefits
APPLICATION INFORMATION:
Although applications will be accepted until a successful candidate has been appointed, interested parties are encouraged to submit their materials by January 3, 2023 to receive optimal consideration. Click here to apply.
Application materials should include:
● Letter that describes qualifications, previous professional responsibilities, achievements, and leadership style and describe how these apply to the position sought
● Resume
● Contact information for at least three references
 

Posted 11/30/2022

Montana state university

Director, Extension Nutrition Education

Responsible for overall leadership and management of the SNAP-Ed and EFNEP grant programs, including overall grant, personnel and budget management for both programs in the state of Montana.

Salary:

$68,000 - $73,000 annually, commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overall leadership and management of the SNAP-Ed and EFNEP grant programs including grant writing, program planning, personnel management (hiring and training), evaluation, reporting, and budget oversight for both programs in the state of Montana.
  • Will collaborate with other agencies and partners at the university, state and federal level to represent both programs and engage in collaborative work to support nutrition education efforts and engage in policy, systems, and environment changes supporting nutrition and physical activity.
  • Will write and submit grant plans annually, manage funds, interpret and apply guidance received from the federal agencies.
  • Will directly supervise state level staff, and indirectly supervise all field staff.
  • Will assess needs and identify and plan for the use and evaluation of curriculum materials and interventions.
  • Will work with the Assistant Director to provide training and professional development for SNAP-Ed and EFNEP field faculty and paraprofessionals.
  • Will undertake a continuous and cohesive program of professional development.
  • Will utilize technological resources including e-mail and web conferencing platforms to communicate with Extension personnel and others.
  • Will ensure compliance with civil rights and affirmative action policies.
  • Will comply with all Extension federal, state, university, agency, and department reporting requirements.
  • Will assist with statewide functions and perform Family and Consumer Science related committee assignments related to Extension programs.

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Master’s degree in nutrition, dietetics, health education, education, public health or a closely related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with university, state, or federal leaders individually and on coalitions or committees.
  • Demonstrated project or program management experience, preferably with federal grants.
  • Experience and strong skills in program planning, proposal development, personnel leadership and budget management.

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Experience leading, managing, and teaching nutrition education programs.
  • Previous experience with Extension.
  • Expertise and experience with a variety of methods of program evaluation and reporting.
  • Experience collaborating or leading policy, systems, or environment change approaches to support positive health, nutrition, or physical activity behaviors.

To Apply for this position, please visit the link below:

https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/33498

For questions regarding this position, please contact:
Carrie Ashe ; [email protected]

 
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