The Oklahoma State University Department of Nutritional Sciences is seeking a qualified candidate to fill an open non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Associate Extension Specialist who will serve primarily as the Community Nutrition Education Programs (CNEP) Coordinator. The individual in this position will be responsible for the overall leadership, implementation, and management of the SNAP-Ed and EFNEP grant programs administered through the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service (OCES). The ideal candidate for this position will possess extensive experience in developing, implementing, providing, and evaluating education programming provided through the Cooperative Extension system. The Oklahoma State University Department of Nutritional Sciences is seeking a qualified candidate to fill an open non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Associate Extension Specialist who will serve primarily as the Community Nutrition Education Programs (CNEP) Coordinator.
The individual in this position will be responsible for the overall leadership, implementation, and management of the SNAP-Ed and EFNEP grant programs administered through the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service (OCES). Major responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following: Develop and maintain a comprehensive and current knowledge base in community nutrition education programs; Interpret federal regulations to develop a successful funding proposal for each program (SNAP-Ed and EFNEP) including a plan of work, approaches, personnel management and budget; Provide sound fiscal management of CNEP programs; Provide leadership in all aspects of hiring, training, supervising, appraising performance and development of CNEP personnel; Provide leadership in all aspects of program delivery; Assess the needs and effectiveness of programs and delivery systems in coordination with Nutrition Extension Specialists; Prepare and submit progress reports to funding agencies and OCES administration; Review CNEP program accomplishments and provide feedback to OCES District Directors and Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) District Program Specialists; Disseminate evidence-based information through a variety of media and professional outlets; Assure program compliance with all Extension, federal, state, university, agency, partner, and department reporting requirements; Collaborate with other agencies and partners at the university, state, and federal levels; and Assist with statewide functions and perform committee assignments related to Extension programs.
The ideal candidate for this position will possess extensive experience in developing, implementing, providing, and evaluating education programming provided through the Cooperative Extension system. This 11-month position (renewable contingent upon available funding) will start July 1, 2018. In addition to a competitive benefits package, the salary is commensurate with candidate qualifications and experience. Minimum qualifications: Master's Degree in Nutritional Sciences, Dietetics, FCS, Human Sciences, Health Education or a related field. Experience and documented success in program planning, proposal development, and personnel and budget management. Administrative or project management experience of federally-administered grants. Experience leading, managing, and evaluating nutrition education programs.
Preferred qualifications: Additional credential (e.g. RDN or MPH) is desirable. Apply online at https://okstate.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=4529. Please attach the following documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae; Letter of Application/Cover Letter (2-page maximum) describing relevant professional experience for this position and contact information for three references including mailing address, e-mail address, and phone number. Though the review of applications will continue until the position is filled, to ensure consideration for this position, application materials must be received by March 26, 2018. For questions about the position, contact Dr. Janice Hermann by email at email@example.com or at 405-744-5040. For assistance with the on-line application process or to request an accommodation to enable application, contact OSU Human Resources, 106 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078 or call 405-744-7401.
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