Nutrition Educator SNAP-Ed Bilingual

SNAP-Ed Bilingual Nutrition Educator, Suffolk County, NY

Position Summary:

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention (SNAP-Ed) Nutrition Educator will primarily be responsible for delivering established SNAP-Ed public education programming to improve healthy food and lifestyle choices among families and individuals of all age groups throughout the Long Island SNAP-Ed Region. This position will also assist with marketing efforts for SNAP-Ed programming in collaboration with other nutrition educators in the SNAP-Ed region. Given the geographic location of this position, many of the constituents will be Spanish-speaking individuals, so bilingual skills are required.

Funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program is through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and administered by the Federal Food and Nutrition Services (FNS).

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in the field of Nutrition, Health Education, or Public Health or equivalent. GED/High School Diploma plus one year of transferable program/functional experience is acceptable.
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, which may include evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to transport/move supplies and equipment, climb stairs with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to clearly communicate (speak, read, and write proficiently) in English.
  • Ability to clearly communicate (speak, read, and write proficiently) in Spanish.
  • Ability to present effective educational lessons to target audiences and work with diverse audiences of all ages.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Basic computer and word processing skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with the community in which the work will take place and ability to utilize program resources within the community.
  • Familiarity with purchasing and preparing foods.
  • Familiarity with reviewing and following recipes and assure compliance to federal and state guidelines.
  • Ability to plan and organize personal work responsibilities according to priorities developed with the immediate supervisor.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

POSITION DETAILS:

Salary: $21.00 per hour

Openings: 1 Full-Time & 3 Part-Time positions available

Date Position Available: Positions are open until filled – Immediate vacancy

Benefits: Full Benefits include 21 days of vacation days per year, 3 personal days, accrued sick days, 16 holidays, health and dental insurance Program (NYSHIP), Employees' Retirement System (New York State Retirement System -NYSLRS), Cornell University Tax-Deferred Annuity Plan (CUTDAP), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Long-Term Disability, Auto/Home/Pet Insurance, Legal Insurance, Group Universal Life Insurance (GUL), Personal Accident Insurance (PAI), Long Term Care Insurance, and NY's 529 College Savings Program.

HOW TO APPLY:

Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

Applicants need to:

Attach/upload a cover letter to the online application in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

  • Attach/upload a resume to the online application in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Attach/upload contacts info for three references to the online application in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Apply HERE

No relocation or VISA Sponsorship is available.

The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform their essential functions. If you require an accommodation to participate in the selection process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County Human Resources at (631) 727-7850 ext 242 or via email at HR-CCESuffolk@cornell.edu

Cornell Cooperative Extension collaborates with Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and New York State residents. 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.


Last updated September 22, 2022