SNAP-Ed Nutritionist

SNAP-ED Nutritionist

Deadline to Apply February14, 2023

This position will serve as a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-ED) Nutritionist I for Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County and will implement SNAP-ED programming from a menu of existing SNAP-ED educational programs and program activities in St. Lawrence County, Franklin County, and Akwesasne. This position will implement already-existing educational programming, including occasional creation of lesson plans based on established program knowledge, to the public to improve healthy food and lifestyle choices among low-income families and individuals encompassing all age groups. This position will be responsible for the delivery of established SNAP-ED programming to community groups, and will deliver other established SNAP-ED programming and activities, both on-site and off-site, in the community, in accordance with the Nutrition Program Area’s Plan of Work. 

All applicants must apply online https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/SNAP-ED-Nutritionist-I---Canton--NY_WDR-00035079 by close of day on February 14, 2023 to be considered for this position. All applicants must complete an application online, which includes: cover letter, resume and three (3) references.

POSITION DETAILS:

This position is a full-time, non-exempt position - 100% FTE, 40 hours per week. This position, based on eligibility, offers a comprehensive benefit package, to include: health and dental insurance, retirement, vacation, sick and personal leave.

POSITION INFORMATION:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition or Public Health or equivalent education (Associate's Degree in Nutrition or Public Health and 2 years transferable program/functional experience).
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Valid New York State Driver’s License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize program resources within the general community.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, teach and evaluate informal educational programs through a variety of delivery methods to reach individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as a team member working with volunteers and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize reference materials for programming purposes.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral, written and visual means.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize computer technologies for educational and communication purposes.

Contact

Cassondra Caswell
Health and Nutrition Team Leader, SNAP-Ed Project Manager
cgc58@cornell.edu
315-379-9192 ext 235

Last updated January 18, 2023