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 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.


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.


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.


Cassondra Caswell
Health and Nutrition Team Leader, SNAP-Ed Project Manager
315-379-9192 ext 235

Last updated January 18, 2023