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School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Cooperative Extension Program
Extension Program Aide (Extension Nutrition Educator) SNAP-Ed
Qualifications: A high school diploma with course work in family and consumer sciences or related areas preferred. Must have competencies in the following areas: food preparation, nutrition, diet and health. The successful candidate must have good workforce ethics and be able to plan, organize, conduct and evaluate educational programs (using the skills above) with adult and youth audiences. Computer skills desirable. The Extension Program Aide (Extension Nutrition Educator) SNAP-Ed works under the immediate supervision of the Interim Family and Consumer Sciences Program Leader.
Duties and Responsibilities: Teach nutrition education to SNAP-Ed recipients (formerly food stamp program), coordinates nutrition education program in Jefferson County; develops strategies for identifying and involving target audience; maintains client participation data, and prepares appropriate reports and documents required to effectively evaluate program outcomes in Jefferson County.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to learn subject matter, speak and write clearly, work with and motivate others, follow oral and written instructions, accept supervision, maintain confidentiality, and relate to clientele. Travel is required within assigned area(s). The successful applicant must have transportation for use on the job, a current driver's license and liability insurance in effect.
Position Location/ Territory: Jefferson County (Must reside in Jefferson County).
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Fringe Benefits: Group health, dental, life and disability insurance; retirement; social security; worker's compensation; paid holidays, sick and vacation leave, tuition discount for employees, spouse and dependent children.
Interested candidates must submit a University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff application (www.uapb.edu), transcripts and a resume with the name, address and phone number of three references to:
Human Resources Extension Program Aide - SNAP-Ed University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
1200 N. University Drive, Mail Slot# 4942
Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71601