Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

Nutrition Education Assistant

Oklahoma State University
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
30+ days ago

Description

Position Details

Req ID:

req9615

Position Title:

Nutrition Education Assistant

Position Type:

Staff Full-Time

Position Number:

634937

OSU Campus:

Cooperative Extension

Department:

Tulsa County Ext Center

Location Address:

4115 E. 15th
Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74112
United States

Hiring Supervisor:

Barbara Tricinella

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

10.50 - 13.00, Hourly

Work Schedule:

Work schedule to be determined by supervisor.

Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

About Us: The mission of the Community Nutrition Education Programs (CNEP) is to educate and empower limited-resource families and youth to improve nutrition and physical activity behaviors.

CNEP encompasses the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed), known as the Oklahoma Nutrition Education (ONE) program in our state. Our nutrition lessons focus on diet quality, food safety, physical activity, food security and food resource management.

Our Nutrition Education Assistants (NEA's) provide research-based, hands-on learning experiences for families and youth at no cost.
The position is part of the Community Nutrition Education Program (CNEP) Oklahoma Unit. For more information, please visit: https://extension.okstate.edu/programs/community-nutrition-education-program/index.html

The position is located in Tulsa, OK and is part of the Community Nutrition Education Program (CNEP) Tulsa Unit. This position is funded using a combination of federal and grant dollars with 100% adult programming emphasis.

Teaches basic nutrition, food safety, food budgeting, and physical activity to individuals and/or groups of low-income families eligible to receive SNAP benefits. Provides community outreach to agencies and organizations in targeted areas to motivate participants to develop healthier eating habits for their families.

Requires travel within assigned county and district. Occasional overnight travel. Travel budget provided.

Continuation of employment is based upon need, performance, and available funding.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, submit a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references which includes name, email, and physical address.

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Required:

High School/GED with 1 year of work experience.

Valid driver's license and access to vehicle with current liability insurance.

Ability to work effectively as a team member and independently. Ability to respond positively to supervision. Ability to read, write, and speak the appropriate language of program participants and facilitate educational sessions. Ability to meet deadlines and complete required program reports. Ability to analyze the conditions and needs of participants and make recommendations. Use of people skills/ability to relate to audience in order to convey key educational messages. Excellent people skills.

Preferred:

Previous successful work experience. Interest in learning and then teaching nutrition related information. Prior teaching experiences (formal or informal). Experience working with computers/internet based programs. Ability to conduct educational sessions in Spanish (if applicable).

Job Information

  • Job ID: 57591225
  • Location:
    Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
  • Position Title: Nutrition Education Assistant
  • Company Name: Oklahoma State University
  • Job Function: Additional Opportunities
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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