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EXTENSION EDUCATOR, FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCE (SNAP-Ed) - 135332
College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES)
University of Illinois Extension
WE TRANSFORM LIVES.
Everything we do is designed to improve the quality of life of the people in the state of Illinois, across the nation, and around the world. We discover, develop, translate, and disseminate knowledge to address societal concerns and train the next generation of experts and leaders in a way that empowers them to expand the boundaries of science to higher levels of understanding and influence.
Be a part of our story. Through learning partnerships that extend knowledge and change lives, University of Illinois Extension provides educational programs aimed at making life better, healthier, safer, and more profitable for individuals and their communities. Illinois Extension has operated continuously for more than 100 years connecting the citizens of Illinois to their land-grant university by providing educational programming around the state. University of Illinois Extension is based in the College of ACES and works with all colleges and units of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The Extension Educator serves as a regular, full time, 12 month academic professional with primary responsibility for the development, delivery, and evaluation of educational programs supporting the mission of the University of Illinois Extension. Extension Educators support one of the four core Extension program areas and within that program area may focus on one or more of the following interdisciplinary initiatives: Community, Environment, Economy, Food, and Health. Programmatic objectives of Extension Educators will be consistent with national and statewide initiatives considered of significant importance to residents of the state of Illinois.
The Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Science (Regional SNAP-Ed) is expected to concentrate programmatically in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Education Programs (SNAP-Ed). This programmatic concentration involves providing educational leadership for SNAP-Ed which focuses on delivering obesity prevention strategies within community settings for economically disadvantaged populations. Position requires supporting units in program planning for SNAP-Ed, providing guidance on program outcomes and deliverables, and providing training and technical assistance to unit teams to ensure successful implementation of the program. Position also requires working as part of a statewide team on developing program materials, developing program strategy, and guiding program implementation.
One full-time position is available.
Location: The Educator will provide programming in the East Central region of Illinois and will be located in one of the County Offices served. This includes Champaign, Clark, Clay, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, DeWitt, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Ford, Iroquois, Jasper, Livingston, Macon, McLean, Moultrie, Piatt, Shelby, Vermilion, and Woodford Counties.
Additional positions may become available in other locations.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.
This is a security-sensitive position. Comprehensive background checks, including but not limited to a criminal conviction information check, a CANTS check, and a review of the Registered Sex Offender list, will be conducted.
Specific responsibilities of the Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Science (SNAP-Ed) are as follows:
Program Development, Delivery and Evaluation
Organizational Leadership and Development
Administrative and Programmatic Relationship
The Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Science (SNAP-Ed) – East Central Region is administratively and programmatically responsible to the Assistant Dean, Family and Consumer Science.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
· Strong oral and written communication skills. Evidence of strong interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team environment. Demonstrated ability to build and maintain diverse networks within a community setting. Knowledge of obesity prevention strategies for community settings.
The position is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure academic professional position appointed on a 12-month service basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Generous vacation and sick leave. State Universities Retirement System. Group health, dental, vision and life insurance.
To apply, go to https://go.illinois.edu/135332. Log in to your account and upload a cover letter and resume, as well as the names and contact information of three professional references. Resume dates must be in month/year format and employment history, at a minimum, should include all work dating back to the completion of your undergraduate degree. Positions that were less than full-time/100% must be noted as being part-time. Transcripts may be requested at a later date. To receive full consideration, all requested application materials must be submitted via the online system by the close date of September 14, 2020.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. The University of Illinois must also comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right to employ restricted party screening procedures for applicants.
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