Community Nutrition Instructor
In this role, you will conduct both in-person and virtual/online, or a combination of both, programming created with a diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) lens, with eligible youth and adult audiences that also supports growth and understanding of critical issues facing these audiences, as defined by federally funded grant programs, including but not limited to SNAP-Ed (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education) and/or EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program). In addition to direct education with participants, you will provide policy, system and environmental (PSE) coaching within community sites, develop and maintain community partnerships for programming opportunities, work to identify and remove barriers from participation, and gather, review and enter data for impact and evaluation efforts. You will support the HNI’s efforts in diversity, equity and inclusion, with a special emphasis on reaching diverse populations. Working in collaboration with internal teams, you will identify and enhance programming tools and delivery strategies. While focusing on federal grant compliance, you will work in concert with HNI and work teams to ensure alignment of programs with the overall goals of work teams, MSUE, HNI, and the organization.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential elements vital to the culture MSUE endeavors to cultivate.
This position will provide nutrition and physical activity programming in the applicable county. Coverage area could expand beyond defined coverage area with online programming options.
There are positions available in Lake, Wexford, Kent, Genesee, and Oakland counties.
Minimum Qualifications (see full description for complete list of requirements)
• Associates degree, or a combination of education and specific, relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
• Two years of experience in effective program delivery and health- or nutrition-related subject matter.
To view the full position description and required qualifications, please visit the applicable Michigan State University careers page at careers.msu.edu. Search for the applicable job posting number using the Job Search field.
Applicants are asked to provide a current resume, cover letter and four (4) professional references (at least two prior supervisors) including email addresses.
Application deadline is April 20, 2021.
MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer, committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. Michigan State University Extension employment opportunities are open to eligible/qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodations.
The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.