Business Title: Clark County SNAP-Ed Extension Coordinator
Employee Type: Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Administrative Professional - OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Clark County SNAP-Ed Extension Coordinator is responsible for leading the development and implementation of culturally sensitive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) nutrition education and policy, systems and environmental (PSE) and obesity prevention programming and public health approaches for low-income and/or qualifying audiences in Clark County. In the design of curriculum, the Extension Coordinator must conduct community needs assessments, adhere to SNAP-Ed guidelines, and consult with agencies and groups within the community to originate nutrition education systems tailored to the community. The Extension Coordinator leads, trains, and mentors volunteers and contract staff in organizing, conducting and coordinating Extension programs, and advising clients on the application of program information. The Extension Coordinator organizes, conducts, coordinates, monitors, evaluates, and reports on program activities related to PSE strategies and School Wellness and Farmers Market direct education. The Extension Coordinator reports directly to the SNAP-Ed Program Manager, works closely with other Extension staff, SNAP-Ed staff and community partners to ensure that activities meet community needs and are appropriate within FNS guidance for SNAP-Ed programs. The position contributes to local, University, state and national recognition of WSU Extension and the SNAP-Ed as an essential nutrition education resource and contributes to the recognition of WSU as a premier Land- Grant University.
This is a temporary position expected to end on 9/30/2021. Renewal is dependent on satisfactory performance and annual background check, the need for Extension to complete the project and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.
A Bachelor's degree in a relevant extension program discipline and two (2) years of related program experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Washington State Food Handler's Permit.
Valid driver's license and ability to travel within targeted counties.
While using a private or WSU-owned vehicle for official business, must have current automobile liability insurance (meeting the requirements described in RCW 46.30.020 and RCW 46.29.090).
Ability to work a flexible, yet structured schedule with occasional night and weekend shifts to meet the needs of program partners and grant requirements.
Employment is contingent upon passing an annual background screening.
Experience developing and implementing PSE initiatives designed to support behavior change interventions.
Experience working with diverse audiences.
Experience working constructively in a team environment.
Experience working independently, especially in the development of innovative projects.
Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to organize and use time effectively.
Experience maintaining records of work activities and preparing reports.
Experience creating and managing partnerships.
Experience working with Bilingual/Bi-cultural youth and adults outside the dominant culture.
Monthly Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience FTE: 85% Permanent/Temporary: Temporary Position Term in months: 11 Months City, State, Zip: Vancouver, WA 98665 Department Link:https://extension.wsu.edu/clark/ Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check Close Date: March 3, 2021 Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter.
Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application
Required Documents: Resume and Cover Letter
Time Type: Part time
Position Term: 11 Month
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