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Posted 09/14/2018

New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service Job Announcements: 

There are currently three county level Home Economist (aka Family and Consumer Sciences Agent) positions available in northern and eastern New Mexico. These are Master’s level faculty positions that provide community outreach/education to adult and youth audiences. 

For more information, visit the following job postings at the New Mexico State University website: https://jobs.nmsu.edu/ 

 

Posted 09/06/2018

Family Nutrition Program Area Coordinator - Jamestown

Required:
MS in Nutrition, Health, Family and Consumer Sciences, Education, or Related Area
Experience with Cooperative Extension, such as EFNEP and/or SNAP-Ed
Some supervision experience
Strong communication and organization skills

Recommended:
Experience with community-based nutrition programs

Responsibilities:
The primary goal of this position is to provide direct supervision for between ~13 and 25 EFNEP and SNAP-Ed Program Assistants (PAs) and an Area FNP Program Support Technician (PST) to ensure the effective delivery and evaluation of the FNP program within an assigned district.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Directly supervising Program Assistants (PAs) and Program Support Technician (PST)
    • Recruiting, interviewing, hiring, monitoring, and evaluating (based on performance plans) PAs and the Program Support Technicians (PSTs) in his/her assigned area
    • Coaching and providing technical assistance to PAs and the PST to ensure success and compliance with standards
    • Reviewing expected caseload of clients and/or youth based on statewide standards of PAs on an ongoing basis; working with Human Resources to communicate and identify appropriate disciplinary action when PAs not performing to standards
    • Collaborating with the trainer to ensure PAs obtain the necessary new and ongoing trainings on programming, evaluation/reporting, and food and nutrition subject matter
    • Working closely with the state Fiscal Technician and Program Manager of Evaluation to ensure PSTs obtain the training and support for data entry, evaluation, and reporting
    • Providing ongoing timely updates
  • Ensuring fiscal and program integrity and fidelity by: 
    • Staying current on policies and procedures of VCE, Virginia Tech, and USDA
    • Reviewing budgets, purchase requests, records, reporting, and teaching
    • Reviewing and approving all purchases by PAs and the PST to ensure allowable expenses
    • Periodically reviewing PAs’ calendars and plans to insure that time and travel are planned for maximum efficiency and that appropriate/approved lessons and activities are planned for clients or youth
    • Providing guidance to PAs in making referrals of FNP clients to other agencies and in obtaining referrals.
    • Conducting bi-yearly audits and reviews of Family Records and other records kept by PAs to insure that they are accurate and up to date
    • Monitoring online reporting and activities of PAs and PST, including the GREEN System, WebNEERs, and DSS Logs
    • Meeting with PAs (6 visits per year) to discuss teaching methods and provide guidance concerning FNP policies and procedures.
    • Observing PAs teaching clients twice a year in order to assess their teaching methods and to gain insight for performance evaluation
    • Making impromptu visits to clients, or volunteer leaders (without presence of PA) if special problems warrant such action
    • Managing FNP operating budgets covering the units under his/her supervision, as well as own expenditures, as follows
  • Collaborating with FNP state team, other Area Coordinators, VCE, USDA, and community partners, as needed, such as:
    • Engaging in ongoing state team calls and meetings to discuss PA, PST, district-level, and community issues/needs to identify system-level solutions
    • Communicating with District Director, Unit Coordinators, district Agents and staff, and local and state government officials and legislators on FNP impacts to promote collaboration and integration across VCE
    • Serving as program representative on appropriate state level coalitions and task forces and attending state and national meetings
  • This position will cover supervision for program assistants in the following counties: Charles City, Chesterfield, Essex, Gloucester, Hampton, Hanover, Henrico, James City, King & Queen, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, New Kent, Newport News, Northumberland, Richmond City, Richmond County, Westmoreland and York.

Employment Conditions:
Must have an acceptable and safe driving record, Must have a driver's license check.

How to Apply for this job:
Contact information: 
Linda Alumbaugh 
Human Resources Assistant 
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences 
Virginia Tech 
120 Hutcheson Hall (0437) 
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Apply electronically online to: https://jobs.vt.edu, posting #AP0180296. In addition to the faculty online application, applicants are required to submit by attachment a cover letter, resume, and reference contact information of three individuals (name, telephone number your faculty application; the system will not allow you to enter a second time for any position).

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/89752

Inquiries should be directed to:
Phone 540-231-3451 FAX 540-231-5545
Internet: [email protected]

Refer to VCE website: www.ext.vt.edu for full ad, position description, and information on available positions.

Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

 

Posted 09/06/2018

Family Nutrition Program Area Coordinator - Airfield

Required:
MS in Nutrition, Health, Family and Consumer Sciences, Education, or Related Area
Experience with Cooperative Extension, such as EFNEP and/or SNAP-Ed
Some supervision experience
Strong communication and organization skills

Recommended:
Experience with community-based nutrition programs

Responsibilities:
The primary goal of this position is to provide direct supervision for between ~13 and 25 EFNEP and SNAP-Ed Program Assistants (PAs) and an Area FNP Program Support Technician (PST) to ensure the effective delivery and evaluation of the FNP program within an assigned district.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Directly supervising Program Assistants (PAs) and Program Support Technician (PST)
    • Recruiting, interviewing, hiring, monitoring, and evaluating (based on performance plans) PAs and the Program Support Technicians (PSTs) in his/her assigned area
    • Coaching and providing technical assistance to PAs and the PST to ensure success and compliance with standards
    • Reviewing expected caseload of clients and/or youth based on statewide standards of PAs on an ongoing basis; working with Human Resources to communicate and identify appropriate disciplinary action when PAs not performing to standards
    • Collaborating with the trainer to ensure PAs obtain the necessary new and ongoing trainings on programming, evaluation/reporting, and food and nutrition subject matter
    • Working closely with the state Fiscal Technician and Program Manager of Evaluation to ensure PSTs obtain the training and support for data entry, evaluation, and reporting
    • Providing ongoing timely updates
  • Ensuring fiscal and program integrity and fidelity by: 
    • Staying current on policies and procedures of VCE, Virginia Tech, and USDA
    • Reviewing budgets, purchase requests, records, reporting, and teaching
    • Reviewing and approving all purchases by PAs and the PST to ensure allowable expenses
    • Periodically reviewing PAs’ calendars and plans to insure that time and travel are planned for maximum efficiency and that appropriate/approved lessons and activities are planned for clients or youth
    • Providing guidance to PAs in making referrals of FNP clients to other agencies and in obtaining referrals.
    • Conducting bi-yearly audits and reviews of Family Records and other records kept by PAs to insure that they are accurate and up to date
    • Monitoring online reporting and activities of PAs and PST, including the GREEN System, WebNEERs, and DSS Logs
    • Meeting with PAs (6 visits per year) to discuss teaching methods and provide guidance concerning FNP policies and procedures.
    • Observing PAs teaching clients twice a year in order to assess their teaching methods and to gain insight for performance evaluation
    • Making impromptu visits to clients, or volunteer leaders (without presence of PA) if special problems warrant such action
    • Managing FNP operating budgets covering the units under his/her supervision, as well as own expenditures, as follows
  • Collaborating with FNP state team, other Area Coordinators, VCE, USDA, and community partners, as needed, such as:
    • Engaging in ongoing state team calls and meetings to discuss PA, PST, district-level, and community issues/needs to identify system-level solutions
    • Communicating with District Director, Unit Coordinators, district Agents and staff, and local and state government officials and legislators on FNP impacts to promote collaboration and integration across VCE
    • Serving as program representative on appropriate state level coalitions and task forces and attending state and national meetings
  • This position will cover supervision for program assistants in the following counties: Accomack, Chesapeake, Isle of Wight, Norfolk, Northampton, Petersburg, Portsmouth, Prince George, Southampton, Suffolk, Surry, Sussex, and Virginia Beach.
  • The position will be housed in Suffolk, VA.

How to Apply for this job:

Contact information:
Linda Alumbaugh
Human Resources Assistant
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Virginia Tech
120 Hutcheson Hall (0437)
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Apply electronically online to: https://jobs.vt.edu, posting #AP0180295.

In addition to the faculty online application, applicants are required to submit by attachment a cover letter, complete resume, and reference contact information of three individuals (name, telephone number and email address). (TIP: Have these documents ready to attach at the time you submit your faculty application; the system will not allow you to enter a second time for any position).

Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/89724

Inquiries should be directed to:
Phone 540-231-3451 FAX 540-231-5545
Internet: [email protected]

Refer to VCE website: www.ext.vt.edu for full ad, position description, and information on available positions.

Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

 

Posted 08/22/2018

NC State’s SNAP-Ed Program, Steps to Health, is hiring a full-time Program Coordinator.  This position will be an integral part of the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences professional faculty and staff at North Carolina State University. In addition to working with faculty and staff at NC State, this position interfaces with statewide, county, and district Cooperative Extension staff and volunteers as well as other state and community-based agency/organization professionals and volunteers.

The position will be responsible for managing the Steps to Health campus-based team and overseeing the implementation of state-wide, multi-county direct-education programs and policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) change initiatives targeted at low-income populations provided through/by Cooperative Extension Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) and 4-H Youth Development Agents and county-based staff. This position works under the guidance and direct supervision of the Principle Investigator (PI).

Essential duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide day-to-day management of the STH program.
  • Serve as the direct supervisor of STH campus-based team.
  • Collaborate with the PI in the planning, development, implementation, and management of the STH program.
  • Provide feedback to the PI on a regular basis.
  • Lead program grant submission.
  • Coordinate administration of funds for the program.
  • Assist with overseeing the development of STH educational materials programs.
  • Coordinate with STH campus-based team to ensure that the project plan is followed and deadlines are met.
  • Serve as a liaison between county partners (FCS and 4H Agents and County Extension Directors) and STH campus-based team.
  • Monitor county activities for adherence to scope of work.
  • Serve as a liaison between the STH campus-based team and other local, statewide and national partners and collaborators.
  • Offer guidance and technical assistance to all STH county projects to ensure adherence to the SNAP-Ed guidance and to the state Division of Social Services guidelines.
  • Offer technical assistance sessions/training for STH county projects to ensure accurate delivery of programs.
  • Attend state and/or national conferences and meetings.

For more information, please see position listing here: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/105671 

 

 

Posted 08/13/2018

University of Georgia Extension Southwest District FACS Extension Program Development Coordinator

The University of Georgia Extension Southwest District FACS Extension Program Development Coordinator position provides leadership and training to the Family and Consumer (FACS) Agents and staff in the SW District of UGA Cooperative Extension. This position fills a significant role in helping county faculty identify programming needs, plan educational programs, and manage county educational priorities. This position is critical for the efficient operation and dissemination of FACS programs throughout the 41 county district. This position will appoint at a rank of either Public Service Associate or Senior Public Service Associate, depending on candidate qualifications.

For full details and to apply, please visit: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/29687.

 

Posted 07/27/2018

NC State Funded positions,for more information visit https://jobs.ncsu.edu/ 

Bladen County - Extension Agent, FCS . https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/103059 

Pender County - SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/103854

Guilford County – County Extension Director  https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/101104 

Center for Environmental Farming Systems –

Ashe County – County Extension Director https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/103809

Granville County – Extension Agent, 4-H  https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/103515

Anson County – Extension Agent, 4-H https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/102735

 


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