Work Hours: Office hours vary - typically between 8am-5pm; Monday-Friday; occasional evenings and weekends. Hours to be determined.
Percentage of Time: 75%
Organizational Area: ANR:Central Valley Region - Glenn Co - Cooperative Extension
Posting Salary: Min: $16/hr. Mid: $23.71/hr. Hiring salary is typically at or near the minimum of the range.
Position Summary: The Community Education Specialist 2 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 adults and/or 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; performing data entry for reporting and writing reports in compliance with funding requirements.
Incumbent will build and maintain an informal network of partners, align special nutrition education projects with UC approved curricula and educational materials, develop news releases and news 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.
This position includes communication to clients in Spanish through translation, presentation and one-on-one communications.
This position will promote, in all ways consistent with other responsibilities of the position, the affirmative action goals established by the Division.
Special Conditions of Employment:
Travel Travel outside of normal business hours
Other Special Conditions of Employment:
Must possess valid California Driver's License to drive a County or University vehicle. Ability and means to travel on a flexible schedule as needed, proof of liability damage insurance on vehicle used is required. Reimbursement of job-related travel will be reimbursed according to University policies.
Employment is contingent upon successfully clearing the FBI/DOJ background check both from the Department of Justice and the FBI, prior to the first day of UC Employment.
As of January 1, 2014, ANR is a smoke- and tobacco-free environment in which smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes), is strictly prohibited.
Must comply with regulatory agency reporting requirements (California's Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act).
Job Close Date:
Recruits, trains, and provides support for agency and school representatives who act as educators/extenders to deliver UC approved curricula and activities. May recruit for other team members. May provide or have another team member provide one or two of the lessons and/or co-deliver lessons to model enrollment procedures, lesson delivery, and evaluation activities.
Reviews evaluation data when completed by volunteers to ensure minimum evaluation requirements are achieved. Makes recommendations to volunteers to ensure participant success. Completes required documentation of enrollment and evaluation for reporting purposes. Prepares all reports as necessary for documenting program accomplishments.
Job Requirements Coursework in subject matter.
Knowledge of community education and or teaching practices.
Working knowledge of conducting needs assessment.
Associate degree in a related field and/or equivalent experience/training.
Proficient in use of Windows-based computer with knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Experience teaching and working with a diverse youth, adult and volunteer audience.
Familiarity with schools and community-based agencies in the local area serving eligible adults and youth. Required
Skills to communicate and work in large and small groups, give presentations and organize units of activities.
Ability to write newsletters, correspondence, and reports. Required
Bilingual communication/translation abilities in English and Spanish. Required
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