Nutrition Program Supervisor

Location:  Jericho, NY

Position Summary:

This position will serve as the Nutrition Program Supervisor for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Nassau County and will be responsible for providing leadership in assessing, planning, managing, implementing, and evaluating the Nutrition Education Programs in Nassau County. Primary responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: Managing the day-to-day operations of the Nutrition Education programs which includes SNAP- ED (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education), and other assigned grants; Responsibility for program direction and management, assessment, development, planning, implementation and evaluation utilizing research and existing resources to create educational programs; Ability to work with the regional team on SNAP-ED in Long Island; Developing and implementing the marketing plan for on and off site education programs, and special events; Developing, monitoring and maintaining budgets and revenue for all nutrition education programs in Nassau County; Responsible for ensuring all nutrition education programs and Cornell Cooperative Extension compliance requirements are met through effective management of program resources and staff; Represent Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Nassau County before the public, community leaders, government officials and Cornell University in conjunction with program area responsibilities; and occasionally teach educational programs. This position will direct Nutrition Program volunteers and will also provide supervision to assigned Nutrition program staff.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree with academic concentration in nutrition or public health, with coursework and experience in education, community development, or related areas.
  • Two (2) years of volunteer or related work experience.
  • Two (2) years volunteer or work experience with limited income communities.
  • Two (2) years of supervisory experience.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (DMV and Criminal Background Checks).
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (After-School Checks – Grant Based).
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
  • Knowledge and experience in developing and using social media to effect behavior change.
  • Knowledge and experience in developing and implementing environmental change initiatives to effect behavior change.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to work effectively with advisory boards and committees, community and funding partners.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, teach and evaluate informal educational programs through a variety of delivery methods.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and effectively participate in professional team efforts.
  • Proven ability to work with and support volunteer leadership and advisory committees.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse individuals and groups of various ages, gender, ethnic backgrounds, educational levels, and learning abilities.
  • Demonstrated effective skills in grant writing and budgeting.
  • Ability to effectively participate in professional team efforts.
  • Ability and willingness to work with diverse audiences and maintain cultural sensitivity.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through verbal, written and visual channels using traditional methods and educational tools, as well as electronic technology (e.g., video, audio, computers, etc.).
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral, written and visual means.
  • Knowledge of social media and communication tools, including press releases, website development.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize computer technologies for educational and communication purposes, including Microsoft Office programs.
  • Ability to work with and utilize internal and external collaborators at multiple levels within an organization and across communities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Registered Dietitian.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English

POSITION DETAILS

This is an exempt, full-time position, 100% FTE.

Pay Rate Type:  Salary

HOW TO APPLY:

Click the following link to access the full job description and to apply.

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Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until close of day on January 24, 2019 and until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

Applicants need to attach/upload a resume to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the “Experience” section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the “Drop Files Here” box to manually drag document(s) into your application. Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.

  • External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) please refer to the Applying for a Job (External Candidate) document for additional guidance.

    Contact Erika at eh482@cornell.edu with questions.

    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 that you may participate in the selection process you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-6120, or via email at: cce.recruitment@cornell.edu.

    Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

  • Internal Applicants: Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants; please refer to the Applying for a Job (Internal Candidate) document for additional guidance.

No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are support of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Contact

Erika Hulver
HR/Payroll/Office Coordinator
eh482@cornell.edu
516-433-7970 Ext. 17

Last updated January 22, 2019