Ingham County Community Nutrition Instructor
As part of the MSU Extension (MSUE) Health and Nutrition Institute (HNI), the Community Nutrition Instructor is responsible for delivery of nutrition and physical activity education programs.
In this role, you will conduct in-person and virtual programming created with a diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) lens, with eligible youth and adult audiences that also supports understanding of critical issues facing these audiences, as defined by federal grant programs, including 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 community partnerships for programming opportunities, work to remove barriers from participation, and gather, review and enter data for impact and evaluation efforts. You will support efforts in diversity, equity and inclusion, with a special emphasis on reaching diverse populations. The overall goal of MSUE’s nutrition and physical activity programming is to attain goals defined by the applicable grant that improve nutrition outcomes for eligible audiences throughout Michigan. While focusing on federal grant compliance, you will work to ensure alignment of programs with goals of work teams, HNI, and the organization. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential elements vital to the culture MSUE endeavors to cultivate.
There will be space available to work from the Ingham County office. Coverage area could expand beyond defined coverage area with online programming options.
Minimum Qualifications (see full description for complete list of requirements)
- Associates degree, or a combination of education and relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
- Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in a language other than English is strongly desired - Spanish preferred.
Application deadline is October 11, 2022.
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.