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Position Number 14-001519 
Posting Date 07/16/2014
Department SEBS - EFNEP/FS - NEP
Campus Cook
Salary Grade 04
Retirement System ABP
Funding Non-State funded
Work Week Exempt
Job Description Reports to the Senior Program Coordinator for the Central NJ Region, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) in Hudson County. Provides professional leadership, management, supervision and support for a program that utilizes a paraprofessional Community Assistant model for the delivery of research-based, behaviorally focused nutrition education classes to both adult and youth limited-resource participants. This also includes managing the project budget, project marketing, project management and outreach evaluation. This position is responsible for the supervision and training of nutrition educators, volunteers and train-the-educator programs.
Job Requirements Requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in nutrition or a related health sciences subject area appropriate to the position responsibilities. At least two years of professional experience, including supervision, post-nutrition related degree/credentialing, this professional experience period may include work done at the graduate level. Requires the ability to relate effectively with the public, manage budgets, evaluate the teaching skills of paraprofessionals and other staff, train and supervise volunteers, and use financial spreadsheets. Requires proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point), and the internet. Previous experience working with limited resource populations; and fluency in speaking, reading, and writing Spanish or other languages are preferred. Registered Dietitian (RD) certification preferred. Requires a valid driver's license.
Special Conditions None


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