This is a part-time position. The hourly rate is $20/hr. Hours of work and days will be defined by the supervisor.
RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY:
Mission: Ramapo College of New Jersey is New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College of New Jersey has an enrollment of 5,000 students and offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include nursing and social work. In addition, Ramapo College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels. The College also offers eight graduate programs as well as articulated programs with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New York Chiropractic College, New York University College of Dentistry, SUNY State College of Optometry and New York College of Podiatric Medicine. The College is ranked as fifth in the Best Regional Public Universities North category by U.S. News & World Report.
Undergraduate students choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 539 course offerings and 36 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and average class size of 23, affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College’s exceptional faculty.
JOB SUMMARY Under the direction of the AVP Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs (PI of the grant). Responsible for driving the Mobile Food Laboratory (MFL) to and from education programs for students in the K-12 educational environment at participating schools. The MFL’s home base is at the Meadowlands Environment Center (MEC). She/he drives the MFL and facilitates the set- up/take- down for programs for educators and other special programs as required. The MFL is a mobile classroom that only has students and educators on board when it is parked and being used for educational programming; when on the road the only person on board is the driver.
Drives the Mobile Food Lab from its home base at the Meadowlands Environment Center (MEC) to participating schools and back to the MEC.
Facilitate the set-up of educational programming for the MFL educators upon arrival at the location of the program.
Facilitate the take-down of educational programming for the MFL educators upon completion of activities at the location of the program.
Responsible for fueling the MFL and the on-board generator.
Consults with supervisor on a regular basis to report problems with the MFL, and to resolve problems.
Establishes liaison and maintains cooperative working relationships with MEC staff whose functions impact on assigned responsibilities. These include MFL educators, Assistant Directors, School District Coordinator and the NJMC.
Wear designated uniform shirts when presenting a program to school groups and the public.
Graduation from high school or equivalency as determined by the appointing authority. Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute required experience on a year-for-year basis.
One year professional experience related to the functions of the position to be filled or equivalency as determined by the appointing authority.
Required - New Jersey Commercial Driver License (CDL) Class B.
EEO Statement: Ramapo College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ramapo has a long history of advocating, advising, and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Examples can be found in its mission statement, strategic plans, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs, the Diversity Action Committee offerings, and the other numerous diversity conferences and programs. Ramapo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the College; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.
Internal Number: 108495962
About Ramapo College
"Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as sixth in the Best Regional Universities North category for public institutions, Ramapo College of New Jersey is sometimes mistaken for a private college. This is, in part, due to its unique interdisciplinary academic structure, its size of approximately 6,008 students and its pastoral setting in the foothills of the Ramapo Mountains on the New Jersey/New York border.Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor's degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include nursing and social work. In addition, Ramapo College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels. The College also offers six graduate programs as well as articulated programs with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New York Chiropractic College, New York University College of Dentistry, SUNY State College of Optometry and New York College of Podiatric Medicine."