Job ID: 103362

Instructor (Extension Nutrition Program) - Pittsburg, Kansas

Kansas State University

  • Feb. 7, 2018
  • Instructor (Extension Nutrition Program) - Pittsburg, Kansas
  • Kansas State University
    Manhattan, KS
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
    Community Health

Provide leadership in the implementation of research-based nutrition education program to support successful families, and the systems that serve them, in Wildcat District communities. Manage and provide leadership for Wildcat District EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program), including the hiring, training and supervision of paraprofessional nutrition assistant educators and volunteers; development and sustaining of collaborative relationships with community/district agencies; management of program assets and funds and the championing of EFNEP goals and objectives. Provide leadership for district SNAP-Ed program. Major efforts will target limited resource families with young children, and programming topics will consist primarily of: food preparation, nutrition, food safety, food resource management, household food security and physical activity.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
Completed Bachelor’s degree with major course work and experience in nutrition, community or public health nutrition, dietetics or related field; GPA level acceptable for graduate study at Kansas State University.
Demonstrated interest in working with low-income and diverse audiences; experience preferred.
Experience working and collaborating with community organizations serving the low income audience
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with individuals, groups and through mass media. Computer skills and proficiency required as part of EFNEP online evaluation system.
Specialized training or experience in food and nutrition, and adult education methods, with both people and program management skills.
Demonstrated success with grant and fiscal management.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s Degree
Demonstrated ability in designing, promoting, implementing and evaluating educational programs.
Experience in volunteer coordination or supervision.
Registered dietitian credential.

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