Nutrition Educator - Cornell Cooperative Extension, Schenectady County

Job Title: Nutrition Educator

Employer: Cornell Cooperative Extension, Schenectady County

Full/Part Time: Part-time

Job Location: 107 Nott Terrace, Schenectady, NY

Licensure/Certification: RD/N and CDN

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Health Education, and/or Public Health.
  • Associate’s degree and two years transferrable program/functional experience may substitute for a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Travel Requirements:
    • Ability to meet regular travel requirements associated with this position.
    • A valid NYS driver's license with the ability to drive and a driving record acceptable for Association insurance coverage are required.
    • Ability to work flexible hours, which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
  • Program Skills:
    • Ability to effectively deliver related programs and training.
    • Commitment to helping to ensure inclusive programs and reach diverse audiences.
    • Serve as an effective subject matter resource.
    • Ability to purchase and prepare foods, utilizing business expense account and pragmatic use of resources.
    • Must be able to review and follow recipes and assure compliance to federal and state guidelines.
    • Maintain program participant and data confidentiality.
    • Ability to effectively participate in professional team efforts, including frequent collaboration with staff and outside organizations.
  • Communication & Marketing Skills:
    • Ability to appropriately communicate verbally and in writing with program participants, employees and others through a variety of media.
    • Ability to assist with marketing programs through social, print and other media, resulting in diverse, robust program participation.
    • Ability to relate effectively to co-workers, advisors, community and professional leaders.
  • Coordination Skills:
    • Ability to effectively coordinate program efforts including data management and reporting, scheduling and coordinating programs and events, compiling and maintaining materials and resources, following financial reporting requirements.
  • Technology Skills:
    • Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies, including for virtual programming.
    • Ability to learn and effectively use software including use of the internet, program related software, and Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel.
  • Work Environment:
    • In addition to the Working Conditions; the work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. This position works in typical office and educational environments.
    • In addition, the position regularly lifts, moves, or transports program-related materials and equipment. The position regularly shops for and prepares program materials & food.

Contact Name: Sarah Pechar

Contact Phone: 518-372-1622, ext 243

Contact Email: [email protected]

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