Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County has an opening for a full-time SNAP-Ed Nutritionist based out of the Montour Falls, NY office.
This position will serve as the Nutritionist for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Schuyler County providing nutritionist services to Schuyler and Yates Counties. This position provides input into the planning for and conducts the implementation of public education to improve healthy food and lifestyle choices among low-income families and individuals encompassing all age groups in Schuyler and Yates Counties. As part of the Federal SNAP-Ed Regional Program, this position works closely with other members of the Southern Finger Lakes SNAP-Ed Team, including assisting the Supervisor and the Project Director with program development, evaluation, management and marketing.
* Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition, Public Health or Health Education or equivalent education (Associate's Degree and two years' transferrable program/functional experience). * Experience relevant to the role of the position. * Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position. * Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate. * Ability to transport materials to multiple program sites. * Ability to present effective and relevant educational lessons to target audiences in group settings, and work with diverse audiences of all ages. * Must be able to purchase and prepare foods for programming, utilizing business expense account and pragmatic use of resources. * Must be able to review and follow recipes and assure compliance to federal and state guidelines. * Ability to work independently and to effectively participate in professional team efforts. * Basic computer and word processing skills. * Ability to read and write in English. * Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
* Registered Dietitian preferred. * Ability to plan, organize, implement, and deliver informal and formal educational programs. * Knowledge of family budgeting and financial management and demonstrate a willingness to learn. * Experience working with the target audience (limited resource). * Ability to relate to diverse audiences. * Ability to understand and communicate CCE's mission. * Familiarity with the community in which the work will take place and ability to utilize program resources within the community. * Ability to plan and organize personal work responsibilities according to priorities developed with team members and immediate supervisor. * Familiarity with a variety of program delivery methods to reach individuals and groups in youth and adult audiences and ability to integrate youth and adult development principles into educational activities. * Proficiency in the use of modern electronic technology (e.g., video, audio, computers, texting, Microsoft Office Programs, etc.). * Demonstrate initiative to pursue continuing education. * Ability to speak, read and write proficiently in the Spanish language.
Program Delivery - 75% * Conduct creative educational programs, based on existing materials, to impact audiences through a variety of delivery methods. * Deliver program/lessons to individual/family homes and/or groups at various locations, requiring the transportation of program materials and oneself to the locations. * Utilize existing program materials and educational framework to implement teaching of the targeted number of adult and youth participants in the nutrition program. * Extend subject matter resources to the staff, program participants and other groups, as they are identified. * Implement programs that address audience needs and that consider the diversity of the community. * Serve as subject matter resource to the staff and clientele and other groups, as they are identified. * Inform participants of other Extension programs, community agencies, and services as part of program delivery. * Represent CCE to the public, community leaders, government officials and Cornell University in a professional manner as part of program delivery efforts. * Serve as a team member and cooperate with the entire Association and Nutrition Program staff to achieve Association program delivery goals.
Program Evaluation - 10%
* Interact with program participants, advisory committees, Cornell program specialists and faculty, and county and community leaders to obtain evaluation data for programs. * Implement evaluation tools as designed. * Communicate program evaluation results and finding to supervisor and project director. * Assist supervisor in evaluation data analysis and assist in making recommendations to strengthening and improving programs.
Administrative Direction - 5%
* Provide input to supervisor to assist in planning the delivery of established educational program goals. * Provide input to supervisor for planning the nutrition program budget.
Administrative Coordination/Operation - 5%
* Complete necessary written documentation as required by programs and funders. * Submit program-related expense receipts for recording. * Assist supervisor in program coordination activities, as assigned. * Maintain extreme confidentiality of information regarding all program participants. * Maintain record of class participants, complete pre-determined reports, and accurately collect and prepare paperwork as required for all parts of the program delivery and evaluation processes. * Effectively maintain existing professional relationships with other agencies, organizations and businesses that promote effective communication and facilitate continued programming efforts. * This position may require the transport of program participants and/or program materials and resources in performing position responsibilities.
Professional Improvement and Other Duties as Assigned - 5%
* In cooperation with Supervisor and/or Executive Director, jointly develop and pursue a professional development plan as a means to increase competencies relative to position accountabilities and to address changes in programming and association priorities. * Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension including but not limited to attendance at staff meetings, timely reporting of expenses, working with other staff, general marketing of Extension programs and other duties as assigned.
Health and Safety - Applied to all duties and functions.
* Support the association to maintain a safe working environment. * Be familiar and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard. * Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified.
EEO/EPO and Policy - Applied to all duties and functions.
* Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers and the public. * Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences. * Be aware of, and adhere to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Schuyler County policies and procedures. * Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely, and accurate manner.
This is a full-time, non-exempt position.
Hourly wage of $19.20 per hour.
Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including: * Vacation, Sick and Personal time * Paid Holidays * NYS Health Insurance Program (including Dental Insurance) * NYS Retirement * Long-term Disability Insurance * Voluntary Tax Deferred Annuity * Voluntary Flexible Spending Accounts * Voluntary Group Universal Life Insurance * Voluntary Personal Accidental Insurance * Voluntary Legal Plan Insurance * Voluntary Long Term Care Insurance * Voluntary Auto and Homeowner's Insurance * Voluntary Pet Insurance * Voluntary New York's College Savings Program
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