Program Assistant – Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

Job Number: 
812
Location: 
Hancock County
Department: 
Office of Academic Affairs

The College of Agriculture, Family Sciences, and Technology at Fort Valley State University is seeking applications for a creative, committed individual to fill the full-time, temporary position (40 hours per week) of program assistant with the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP).

Responsibilities: 

• Recruit homemakers in a specified territory to teach nutrition lessons
• Conduct nutrition education learning experiences with identified audience by food demonstrations and by using identified nutrition education curricula
• Conduct special programs and events in targeted communities and schools as directed
• Assess participants’ nutritional needs using program tools and make referrals to appropriate resources
• Identify and implement the nutrition education plan to achieve program goals
• Routinely collect, compile and update program data needed for reporting
• Participate in all in-service trainings, meetings, etc.
• Some overnight travel
• Other job-related duties assigned

Qualifications: 

• High school diploma or GED
• Two years of work experience in food and nutrition or related area
• Knowledge and successful experience in speaking to and teaching small and large groups
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Ability to be creative and innovative in educational programming
• Ability to work effectively with a diverse staff, students, extension staff and clientele
• Valid driver’s license and use of insured automobile during work day (mileage will be reimbursed according to USG policy)

Interested persons should submit an FVSU employment application, cover letter, resume, official transcript(s), three (3) professional reference letters and a background investigation consent form to:
Office of Human Resources
Fort Valley State University
1005 State University Drive
Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313

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