Nutrition Educator

Teach nutrition programs about feeding young children to library audiences and parent groups. Serve as a resource to answer parent/caregiver questions at library programs. Maintain required program data, record and submit monthly statistics.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree with an emphasis in food and nutrition.
  • Experience with young children.
  • Understanding of children’s nutritional needs and the parent child feeding relationship.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards, if required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or nutrition certifications.
  • Teaching experience with children and/or adults desirable.

POSITION DETAILS:

This is an non-exempt, part-time position, 15 hours per week.

HOW TO APPLY:

External Applicants:(including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) Please refer to the Applying for a Job (External Candidate) document for additional guidance.

Internal Applicants: Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants; please refer to the Applying for a Job (Internal Candidate) document for additional guidance.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

Applicants need to attach/upload a cover letter, resume and three (3) references to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the “Experience” section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the “Drop Files Here” box to manually drag document(s) into your application. Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.

Contact Dana at dm632@cornell.edu with questions. No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.

The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform the essential functions of their job. If you require an accommodation so that you may participate in the selection process you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-2117, or via email at: cce.recruitment@cornell.edu.

Pay Rate Type:

Hourly

Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are support of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Last updated October 2, 2017