The University of Tennessee · Knoxville
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Extension Specialist, Nutrition Education Program Coordinator, Family & Consumer Sciences','190000001G','!*!POSITION X1902 Extension Specialist,
Nutrition Education Program Coordinator
of Family & Consumer Sciences, UT Extension, Institute of Agriculture, The
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
EFFECTIVE DATE Screening of applicants’
credentials will begin immediately. Anticipated effective date is March 1, 2019.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
is commensurate with training and experience. This is a grant-funded position.
Continued employment is contingent upon performance and funding. Benefits
include group hospitalization and life insurance, State Employees Retirement;
Workers’ Compensation; sick and annual leave; numerous University of Tennessee
and state benefits programs, including liberal time off for holidays and
longevity pay after three years of service; reimbursement for official travel.
The Extension Specialist provides leadership for
planning, implementing and evaluating a statewide nutrition education program
that serves limited resource individuals and families eligible to receive
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits or meet the guidelines
for the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). The Specialist
works under the supervision of the Department Head in the UT Extension
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.
has statewide responsibilities and will perform the following duties:
· Serve as the University of Tennessee Extension’s
Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and Supplemental
Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) Coordinator.
· Provide leadership for a program of activities that
meets the needs of all eligible clientele regardless of race, color, national
origin, age, sex, disability, religion, or veteran status.
· Secure external funding to support the SNAP-Ed
program implemented by UT Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Department.
· Provide leadership, guidance, and supervision to
state program team in program planning, implementation, and evaluation of
limited resource nutrition programs in partnership with regional and county
· Develop effective internal and external program
relationships to benefit limited resource nutrition education programs.
· Comprehend, interpret and implement policies
relevant to EFNEP and SNAP-Ed programs.
· Prepare staff training materials related to program
policies and program objectives.
· Conduct in-service training for Extension staff and
· Provide day-to-day administrative oversight of the
activities of SNAP-Ed contract deliverables.
· Develop and manage statewide SNAP-Ed and EFNEP
budgets and monitor expenditures.
· Maintain documentation for SNAP-Ed and EFNEP
· Provide documentation for SNAP-Ed, EFNEP,
Extension, and partner agencies, as appropriate.
· Capably manage records and reports, giving proper
attention to policy and procedural concerns.
· Work with subject matter and evaluation faculty to
implement best practice curricula, data collection, and nutrition education and
public health approaches.
· Provide leadership for developing and maintaining
state and local coalitions.
· Author relevant publications for statewide program
implementation and support.
· Develop written reports and assessments of program
efforts and outcomes.
· Effectively maintain partnerships and external
stakeholders, including Tennessee State University EFNEP and SNAP-Ed.
· Assume other duties as assigned.','!*!QUALIFICATIONS
degree in nutrition, public health, or Family and Consumer Sciences
years’ work experience without an earned doctorate as an Extension Assistant,
Agent, or related position in private or public sectors
to organize, apply sound judgment, work independently, communicate, and
collaborate effectively with interdisciplinary teams
to form a task force and facilitate the committee
skills to see program impacts through data and applied research and share that
information with stakeholders
to stay within a budget and manage all aspects of grant requirements
to supervise exempt, non-exempt and/or student employees working on program.
to work with volunteers and do all Minors on Campus checks
to have skills to conduct innovative programs, demonstrate teaching
effectiveness, implement applied research, and have success in garnering
in a related discipline with 1 to 3 years’ experience
using Microsoft Office Suite--Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
in Public Health and/or Nutrition Education.
Please apply online by
clicking the link below
Submit a complete application
packet which includes a 1) letter of interest, 2) a resume or curriculum vitae,
3) and official or unofficial transcripts showing degree(s) conferred.
Inquiries may be made to:
Dr. Laura Stephenson
Assistant Dean &
Family & Consumer Sciences
Phone: (865) 974-7384
Fax: (865) 974-1068
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: https://ag.tennesee.edu/fcs','Extension Service Professional','US-Tennessee-Knoxville','','Family And Consumer Sciences','Institute of Agriculture','Institute of Agriculture','Full-time','Jan 15, 2019','Extension Specialist, Nutrition Education Program Coordinator, Family & Consumer Sciences
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