Nutrition Educator - Yolo County (CES 1 / 2)
Date Posted: April 6, 2021
Closing Date: April 25, 2021
This position is being advertised as either a Community Education Specialist 1 or 2 depending on the level of experience of the hired applicant.
If the applicant is hired as a CES 1, they will be hired in a learning role. More of their duties will be direct nutrition education and there will be less outreach and evaluation for the first year of the job. If the applicant is hired as a CES 2, duties would include providing leadership, mentoring to interns, volunteers, and CES 1 staff. As well as actively promoting policy, system and environmental changes at educational sites. After one year of successful performance as a CES 1, the individual will be eligible to be reclassified up to a CES 2.
The Community Education Specialist will perform the full range of program implementation duties. Incumbent will be responsible for the coordination, management, and delivery of nutrition education to community based early childhood education youth. This includes training, guiding, and supporting volunteer extenders with education, information and resources; evaluating program implementation; collecting and compiling enrollment, documentation, and evaluation data from volunteer extenders and participants; entering data into shared database and writing reports in compliance with funding requirements.
Incumbent will build and maintain an informal network of community partners, align special nutrition education projects with UC approved curricula and educational materials, develop newsletter articles, and maintain subject matter competence.
This position's primary focus will be on conducting, managing, and evaluating a nutrition education program to improve the environment of the school and community. Coursework or work experience in nutrition/health/child development/education or related area for CES 1, and AA in related area and/or equivalent experience for CES 2 is preferred.
To apply, go to: https://careerspub.universityofcalifornia.edu/psp/ucanr/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=17&JobOpeningId=17143&PostingSeq=1
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This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.