Nutrition Education Assistant, EFNEP/Grand Forks County

Grand Forks, ND
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Sep 09, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Position Description:
The Nutrition Education Assistant, EFNEP will work collaboratively with a team of Extension professionals and other agencies and organizations to provide direct teaching with youth in food and nutrition and nutrition-related subject matter. The position targets limited income families with children in the household.

This position includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

• Conduct lessons on nutrition, food safety and food purchasing.
• Recruit and enroll limited resource families with young children.
• Teach food and nutrition related subject matter to youth from limited resource households.
• Identify food and nutrition related needs of program participants and coordinate educational experiences to meet those needs.
• Evaluate participants' progress.
• Maintain and submit accurate EFNEP records on a timely basis.
• Encourage families to utilize assistance provided through community services and Federal food assistance programs.
• Cooperate with other extension staff members in developing linkages with EFNEP to other extension programs and government agencies.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. High school diploma or G.E.D.
2. Evidence of course work, professional development or work experience related to the position responsibilities.
3. Evidence of understanding families living on limited resources.
4. Demonstrated communication skills - oral, written and listening.
5. Evidence of experience in keeping accurate and complete records.
6. Demonstrated experience in organizing work and working independently.
7. Basic computer skills.
8. Valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Related work experience in food and nutrition education.
2. Demonstrated work or volunteer experience with limited resource families.
3. Leadership and/or teaching experience.
4. Knowledge of area and existing community services.
5. Experience in working with diverse individuals and environments.

Screening Date: 09/16/2019
Open Until Filled: No
Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must also provide complete contact information for three additional persons (other than those listed on the application form) familiar with their professional training and/or experience. Attach that required information in Other Documents 1.

Please provide detail of how minimum qualifications are met within application or resume.

No Smoking Notice:
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. • 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:
North Dakota State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Veteran's Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.
Location (City, State): Grand Forks, North Dakota

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Are you a North Dakota resident?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you qualify for North Dakota veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * If yes, list exact dates of service:
    (Open Ended Question)
  4. * Do you qualify for North Dakota disabled veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Department
    • Bismarck Tribune
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Fargo Forum
    • JobsHQ
    • Friend/Co-worker/Family member
    • Job Service of North Dakota
    • NDSU Employee
    • NDSU Website
    • Other newspaper (Please specify below)
    • Professional Publication/Organization Website
    • University Placement Office
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Other (Please specify below)
  6. If Other, please specify:
    (Open Ended Question)
  7. * Do you now or will you in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status)?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you have course work, professional development, or work experience related to the position responsibilities?
    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Other Document 1
Optional Documents
  1. Veterans Preference Claim Form (DD214)
  2. Veterans Administration Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1