Bilingual Nutrition Educator

Classification Title: Association Program Educator II 

Job Title: SNAP-Ed Bilingual Nutrition Educator 

Location: Jericho 

Benefits: Full Benefits package 

Number of Positions: 1

Position Summary: 

Position Summary: The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention (SNAP-Ed) Nutrition Educator will primarily be responsible for delivery of established SNAP-Ed public education programming to improve healthy food and lifestyle choices among families and individuals encompassing all age groups throughout the Long Island SNAP-Ed Region and Nassau County. This position will also include assisting with marketing efforts for SNAP-Ed programming in collaboration with other nutrition educators in the SNAP-Ed region. Given the geographic location of this position many of the constituents will be Spanish speaking individuals. Therefore, bilingual skills are required.

This is a 1.0 FTE grant-funded position. Funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program is through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and administered by the Federal Food and Nutrition Services (FNS). 

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree in the field of Nutrition, Health Education or Public Health or equivalent. GED/High School Diploma plus one year of transferrable program/functional experience is acceptable. 
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position. 
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position. 
  • Ability to transport/move supplies and equipment, climb stairs with or without reasonable accommodation. 
  • Ability to clearly communicate (speak, read and write proficiently) in English. 
  • Ability to clearly communicate (speak, read and write proficiently) in Spanish. 
  • Ability to present effective educational lessons to target audiences and work with diverse audiences of all ages. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Basic computer and word processing skills. 
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards.

Preferred: 

  • Familiarity with the community in which the work will take place and ability to utilize program resources within the community.
  • Familiarity with purchasing and preparing foods. 
  • Familiarity with reviewing and following recipes and assure compliance to federal and state guidelines.
  • Ability to plan and organize personal work responsibilities according to priorities developed with the immediate supervisor.

Other: 

Position is 40 hours per week. 

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and indicate three individuals who may be contacted as a reference. Please be sure to include all information that you feel would be helpful for selection committee members to know before you click SUBMIT. Once the application is submitted you will NOT be able to change your submission or add attachments. 

Review of applications will begin immediately. All applications should be submitted online by February 26, 2017 for priority consideration. Position will remain open until qualified pool of candidates is obtained. 

How to Apply: 

Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association interested in this job posting are considered internal applicants and must apply online through their Workday account which may be accessed here: http://workday.cornell.edu/

External candidate, go to: 

Full instructions on how External Applicants may apply through Workday may be found here: http://cce.cornell.edu/sites/default/files/applying_for_a_job_-_external_5-2016_v2.pdf

The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform the essential functions of their job. If you require an accommodation so you may participate in the selection process you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-2117, or via email at: cce.recruitment@cornell.edu. 

For additional questions, please contact dam72@cornell.edu;

Contact

Dionne Marshak
Executive Administrator / HR Representative
dam72@cornell.edu
516-433-7970 ext 17

Last updated January 30, 2017