SNAP-Ed Nutrition Instructor

Location
Idaho, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Feb 24, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


University of Idaho

SNAP-Ed Nutrition Instructor


Location: Off Campus Location - Post Falls

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Temporary

Pay Range: $13.38 an hour

Full/Part Time: Part Time

Position Summary:
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 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) recipients, SNAP eligible youth and adult audiences. This position will be based out of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.


Minimum Qualifications:
- Must possess own transportation and have the ability to travel to multiple worksites.

- Must possess High School diploma, completion of high school equivalency or GED.

- Experience using computers, software and the internet, cooking or preparing food and maintaining equipment/supplies.


Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience with low resource audiences and support systems, networks, and agency programs available for low-income people/low resource audience.

- Experience marketing programs at agency sites and working cooperatively with agencies that target limited resource families.

- Experience developing a lesson plan and teaching groups of people.

- Knowledge or teaching experience related to nutrition, food safety, food resource management and physical activity topics, guidelines and best practices.

- Ability to follow a curriculum including teaching and speaking publicly, strong communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse audience.

- Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and give attention to detail and maintain accurate records.

- Bilingual (English/Spanish)


Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
- This position requires the ability to work occasional weekends and after regular business hours.

- Must be able to teach or otherwise provide instruction of physical activities including, but not limited to, marching, toe touches, squats, and arm reaches/lifts.

- Must be able to lift, carry, and/or otherwise move instructional materials weighing up to 40 lbs. from vehicle to work site and from work site to vehicle.

- This position will require travel to multiple work sites in specified areas of Northern Idaho including travel for meetings and trainings.

- The University of Idaho does not provide transportation for this travel, employees must provide their own. University will follow applicable policies if personal vehicle is used, which may include reimbursement at a pre-established rate.
- This position requires the ability to work occasional weekends and after regular business hours. - Must be able to teach or otherwise provide instruction of physical activities including, but not limited to, marching, toe touches, squats, and arm reaches/lifts. - Must be able to lift, carry, and/or otherwise move instructional materials weighing up to 40 lbs. from vehicle to work site and from work site to vehicle. - This position will require travel to multiple work sites in specified areas of Northern Idaho including travel for meetings and trainings. - The University of Idaho does not provide transportation for this travel, employees must provide their own. University will follow applicable policies if personal vehicle is used, which may include reimbursement at a pre-established rate.

Posting Number: STH001785P

Posting Date: 12/15/2020

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
First consideration will be given to applicants who apply by March 8, 2021. The position may remain open until filled.

SNAP-Ed Nutrition Instructor positions may be benefit eligible. Schedules may have some flexibility. More information can be provided at the time of an interview.

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: jobs.uidaho.edu

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.




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