Under the supervision of the Program Manager, conducts and
coordinates approved nutrition education programs in assigned
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed)
eligible schools in the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) and
in eligible community sites to school-age and adult populations.
Coordinates PA SNAP-Ed activities at assigned sites. Coordination
includes: meeting with site staff, committees, and partners to
assess, review and plan site wellness goals and interventions;
planning, scheduling, and conducting direct education adhering to
SNAP-Ed guidelines; seeks and participates in opportunities for
policy, systems, and environment (PSE) interventions with the goal
of positive behavioral changes for participants. Participates in
Back to School nights, health fairs, workshops and other allowable
school and community events that support PSE initiatives.
Participates in evaluation activities as assigned. Utilizes
Microsoft applications. Responsible for scheduling and coordination
of nutrition education and PSE activities within assigned areas of
responsibility. Responsible for accurate and timely documentation
and reporting of activities as required. PA criminal background
check, FBI Clearance and child abuse clearance are required.
Responsible to complete Occupational Health requirements. Must have
valid driver's license and access to a reliable mode of
transportation. Current ServSafe Manager Certification is a
This is a 10 month position paid over 12 months. (Off over the
summer months when SDP is not in session. Dates determined based on
SDP school calendar.)
- Coordinates and conducts approved nutrition education programs
in schools within the SDP and in eligible community sites to
school-age and adult populations. Seeks and participates in
opportunities for PSE interventions in sites. Participates in Back
to School nights, Health Fairs, workshops and other school and
- Schedules visits, prepares, and implements lesson plans which
meet the overall goals and objectives of PA SNAP-Ed. Conducts site
visits and interfaces with SDP and community site personnel.
- Prepares materials necessary for execution of nutrition
education sessions. Reviews and revises educational materials as
directed. Utilizes Microsoft applications, such as Word, Excel and
PowerPoint in all facets of the job.
- Assists in data collection and conducts evaluation activities
- Adheres to policies and procedures of Drexel University.
Maintains confidentiality of Drexel and SDP records, policies and
procedures. Maintains security of all Drexel and SDP property.
Completes all required trainings.
- Accurately documents STARtracks and PEARS forms and submits for
data entry in a timely fashion. Collects and prepares necessary
data to complete the job in a timely fashion, including, but not
limited to: program delivery reports, calendars, travel and
activity reports, etc.
- Maintains excellent working relations with SDP personnel,
community site personnel, and close working relationships with
Drexel University staff. Seeks opportunities to conduct allowable
programming that meets shared goals of sites and community
- Participates in conferences, workshops and conducts
professional development for teachers, nurses and principals within
- Perform additional duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent
in Nutrition or relevant field
- 1-2 years of relevant experience
- Typically sitting at a desk/table
- Typically standing, walking
- Lifting demands ≤ 25lbs
Center City, Philadelphia, PA
This position is classified as Exempt
with a salary grade of
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