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Two Positions Currently Accepting Applications

STAFF POSITION DESCRIPTION – NUTRITION EDUCATOR

CCE Onondaga County has an opening for a Temporary Nutrition Educator to support summer programs.  Position is for up to 35 hours/week from June 15-August 21, 2016. Position includes some evening and Saturdays.  Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years of coursework from an accredited college in Nutrition, Public Health or Health Education with some volunteer or paid experience working in the community served.

Hourly pay range from $13-$15/hour based on experience. Position includes facilitating a variety of community nutrition education activities and support for nutrition education at Farmer’s market education via food demos; at community and school gardens, youth recreation centers and health and community events.

Applications must be received by June 5th.

Mail to Kathy Dischner, Nutrition Issue Leader- (our address) or email to kmd13@cornell.edu.

Classification Job Title: Temporary Program Approved: 5/13/15
Working Title (if different): Nutritionist I (Program Educator II Exempt: Non-Exempt:
County Association: Onondaga
Immediate Supervisor’s Name and University Job Title: Kathleen Dischner, MSED, RDN, Nutrition Issue Leader

The job title classification will be determined in accordance with the Position Classification Process.
Please refer to Preparing the Staff Position Description prior to completing this document.

POSITION SUMMARY and PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS are combined for any associated posting.

POSITION SUMMARY: Explain the purpose for the position and summarize the responsibilities.
This position will provide community nutrition education programs to improve healthy food and lifestyle choices among families and individuals encompassing targeted age groups throughout the County. Person is responsible to provide non-formal education using approved curricula and lesson plans to participants through direct and indirect education efforts with a focus on general nutrition, food preparation and decision making, and food safety. Nutrition education will be conducted in a variety of community settings, to include: emergency food program sites, schools and youth serving organizations, and Farmer’s Markets. This position will collect and track data using approved protocol following Association and University confidentiality protocol.
The individual is expected to represent CCE in all interactions with staff, targeted audiences, community collaborators and the general public using skills as detailed in the Staff Skills for Success.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Specify required minimum equivalency for education, experience, skills, information systems knowledge, etc.

  • Associate’s Degree in the field of Nutrition, Health Education or Public Health or equivalent coursework as part of a Bachelor’s degree program with 6 months or less of related volunteer or work experience.
  • Ability to meet travel needs of the position.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include some evenings & weekends as position requires.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written communications.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to facilitate effective and relevant educational lessons to target audiences in various-sized group settings.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Specify preferred specialized education, field and/or certifications.

  • Experience in adult and/or youth education or other relevant work experience
  • Familiarity with the community in which the work will take place
  • Experience working with the limited resource, culturally-diverse populations
  • Ability to plan and organize personal work responsibilities according to priorities developed with immediate supervisor.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in basic writing with Spanish-language speaking audiences (optional).
  • Proficient with basic Microsoft applications (Word), Internet Navigation and current social media applications (e.g. Facebook and Twitter)

SNAP ED – Program Educator II Onondaga – Temporary

Paper Application Form


 

STAFF POSITION DESCRIPTION - Natural Resources Educator

CCE Onondaga County has an opening for a Temporary Natural Resources Educator to support summer and fall programs.  Position is for up to 35 hours/week from June to October 2015. Travel in the City of Syracuse and  Onondaga County is required. Weekly hours for this position may vary and will occasionally include nights and weekends.

Hourly pay range from $14-$16/hour based on experience. Candidate must have an Associate’s Degree and 2 years related volunteer or work experience; or High School Diploma and 4 years volunteer or work experience, such as urban and community forestry, water quality, invasive species and climate change, volunteer coordination and/or community engagement. The candidate must be self-motivated with excellent communication and organizational skills. The candidate must be able to meet the travel demands of the job.

Applications (application form, resume and cover letter)

must be received by June 17th.

Mail to Kristina A. Ferrare, Team Coordinator - (our address) or email to kaf226@cornell.edu

POSITION SUMMARY and PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS are combined for any associated posting.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This full-time, 35-hour per week non-exempt temporary position provides outreach education in natural resources and urban forestry education in Onondaga County working with adults and youth. This position involves delivering existing natural resources education programs and training sessions to adults and youth. The position holder should have a background in natural resources, be able to communicate effectively with diverse groups and program partners. This is a four month temporary position from June 22 to October 23, as funding permits. Because this position is less than 6-months, it is not benefits eligible and is not eligible for paid leave or holidays.

Duties include: communicating with program partners to arrange program delivery, including collecting and processing the necessary insurance certificates and releases, delivering approved programs to youth and adults, assistance with recruitment of volunteers for community events including web and social media promotion, delivering training sessions to adults, coordinating projects for adults to work, collecting and processing registrations, and reporting program participation data in a timely manner. The PEII will work closely with the Community Educator on program delivery.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Specify required minimum equivalency for education, experience, skills, information systems knowledge, etc.

Associate’s Degree and 2 years related volunteer or work experience; or High School Diploma and 4 years volunteer or work experience, such as urban and community forestry, water quality, invasive species and climate change, volunteer coordination and/or community engagement. The PEII must be self-motivated with excellent communication and organizational skills. The PEII must be able to meet the travel demands of the job.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Specify preferred specialized education, field and/or certifications.

Experience with website management and social media or a willingness to learn; experience communicating to a diverse audience; ability to communicate in the Spanish language is desirable; experience with WordPress or other web software; experience with GIS software; and experience working in a team environment.

Paper Application Form

2015 Natural Resources PEII TEMP

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