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SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention (SNAP-Ed) Nutritionist 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 Northern Finger Lakes (NFL) SNAP-Ed Region. This position will also assist with marketing efforts for SNAP-Ed programming in collaboration with other nutritionists in the SNAP-Ed region.  

This is position is a full time and does allow for a hybrid work option.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Community and Behavioral Health, Health Education and/or Public Health, or Nursing. Associate’s Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Community and Behavioral Health, Health Education and/or Public Health, or Nursing plus 2 years transferrable program/functional experience may substitute.
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Ability to clearly communicate (speak, read and write proficiently) in English.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
  • Ability and willingness to work with diverse audiences and maintain cultural sensitivity.
  • Proficiency with windows-based software including use of the internet and Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, clearly, and tactfully through verbal, written and electronic methods.
  • Ability and willingness to work with a high degree of integrity, accuracy, organization, sound professional judgment, and the ability to handle confidential, sensitive information.
  • Ability to organize, manage, and prioritize multiple tasks, deadlines, requirements, and priorities to complete work in a timely manner and within established deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a typical office environment which may include lifting, moving, and/or transporting office supplies, work related materials, and equipment with or without accommodation. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Registered Dietitian preferred.
    • Ability to clearly communicate (speak, read and write proficiently) in Spanish.
    • 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, utilizing business expense accounts and pragmatic use of resources.
    • Familiarity with reviewing and following recipes and assure compliance to federal and state guidelines.
    • Ability to present effective and relevant educational lessons to target audiences (one-on-one and group) and work with diverse audiences of all ages maintaining cultural sensitivity.
    • Ability to plan and organize personal work responsibilities according to priorities developed with the immediate supervisor.

All other qualifications and job responsibilities can be found HERE. Review of applications will begin immediately. Apply online by 11:59pm EST, July 15, 2024.

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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 supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Last updated June 20, 2024