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Nutrition and Food Systems Educator – Warrensburg, NY

The CCE Warren Nutrition Education program provides evidence-based nutrition education programs to help promote optimal health to individuals, families, and groups.

The Nutrition and Food Systems Educator develops and delivers programs on topics like food preparation, safety, and storage, healthy meals and recipes, food systems, stretching food dollars, farm-to-school, food preservation, wild game and edibles, health living, and other related topics. Programs are provided in schools, senior centers, public libraries, community centers, virtually, and more using hands-on, interactive cooking and teaching methods.

The Nutrition and Food Systems Educator works as part of a dynamic team assisting each other with programs, events, and other initiatives as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree.
  • Ability to help ensure diverse, equitable, and inclusive programs.
  • Ability to meet regular travel requirements associated with this position. A valid NYS driver's license with the ability to drive and driving record acceptable for agency insurance coverage are required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
  • Program Skills – Ability to assess, develop, deliver, and evaluate programs. Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment.Ability to identify and secure funding that supports programs including sponsorships, grant writing, developing public and private partnerships. Ability to develop and maintain partner relationships, serve on advisory boards, committees, and work teams.
  • Communication Skills - Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with others.
  • Technology Skills - Microsoft Office suite, database, and internet software. Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and deliver virtual programs as needed.
  • Work Environment – In addition to the Working Conditions; the work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. This position works in a typical office environment and frequently works in community-based settings. The position frequently lifts, moves, or transports program related materials and equipment.The position regularly shops for program materials and food. This position frequently demonstrates recipes and meal preparation techniques. This position occasionally works in outdoor weather conditions.

All applications must be received on-line by 11:59 pm on March 1, 2024.Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

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Last updated January 31, 2024