University of Idaho
Community Nutrition Advisor I
Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences
Employee Category: Temporary
Pay Range: 12.00 hour
Full/Part Time: Part Time
Provide education and support for the Eat Smart Idaho Program in the areas of nutrition, food safety, and food resource management to eligible, limited-resource participants including food stamp recipients, food stamp eligible youth and adult audiences. This position will be based out of Boise, Idaho.
Demonstrate ability to: understand nutritional challenges faced by limited income families and to be empathetic with challenges faced by low-income persons.
Good oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills.
Basic knowledge of: nutrition, food safety, and food resource management.
Willingness to: be self-motivated; work with diverse audience; lead groups in physical activity; work number of hours specified in a two week pay period; participate in University of Idaho curriculum training and job orientation; participate in regularly scheduled University of Idaho educational trainings.
Ability to: teach and speak publicly; keep detailed and accurate records; maintain equipment/supplies; work independently, receive supervision; travel to provide education in specified areas of Southern Idaho, work flexible hours, occasional weekends, after regular business hours.
Some knowledge of: computer operation and software programs.
Must possess: reliable and insured transportation; High School diploma, completion of high school equivalency or GED .
Knowledge of: support systems, networks, and agency programs available for low-income people.
Experience in: marketing programs at agency sites and working cooperatively with agencies that target limited resource families; working with people from varying socio-economic backgrounds; using problem solving skills to help others identify alternatives; developing lesson plans and teaching groups of people; managing a caseload and the ability to maintain detailed and accurate records; using PowerPoint and Excel.
Knowledge or teaching experience: related to nutrition, food safety, food resource management, and physical activity topics, guidelines and best practices.
Possess: valid driver’s license.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: STH001158P
Posting Date: 03/06/2017
Open Until Filled: Yes
First consideration will be given to applicants who apply by March 14th, 2017 . The position may remain open until filled.
Eat Smart Idaho staff are required to maintain a professional image for the betterment of the University of Idaho and Extension by acting as an advocate of the Land Grant University and its role in Idaho, the counties and communities; complying with the UI policy on affirmative action/equal opportunity as stated in the Faculty Staff Handbook by contributing to the University of Idaho Extension and local county Extension Affirmative Action Plans.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates may be required to pass a criminal background check.
To apply, please visit: http://apptrkr.com/977308
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.