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WSU Extension EFNEP Program Leader

Washington State University
Tacoma, WA Full-time
Posted on July 24, 2019
Washington State University Extension EFNEP Program Leader and Assistant or Associate Professor, Pierce County Extension, Tacoma, WA (full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position. The WSU Extension Youth and Families Program Unit is seeking a dynamic, inspired, and highly qualified professional to provide leadership, vision, educational programming, planning, development, implementation, and direction of the Statewide EFNEP program and Pierce County nutrition programs in collaboration with educators, partners, and the community. The EFNEP nutrition education program is a federally-funded, national capacity program with a required state match. Required: Earned Master’s degree in in nutrition, dietetics, family and consumer sciences, family economics, family resources, community nutrition, or public health at the time of application. Two years of experience in developing, delivering, and managing nutrition education programs. Ability to communicate ideas effectively through written, verbal, and technology when relating to a variety of audiences. Preferred: Ph.D. in nutrition, community nutrition, or public health, or closely related discipline. Bilingual in English and Spanish. Strong program leadership and management skills. Experience authoring scholarly products, including peer-reviewed journal articles, Extension publications, national presentations and other products. Experience in personnel management including supervising and leading paraprofessional staff. Demonstrated resource acquisition skills in grants, gift development, and revenue generation. Experience managing grants including planning, assigning, and supervising the work of staff, budget reconciliation, financial planning and reporting. Experience in evaluation of the effectiveness of program delivery and behavior change of clientele. Competency in using electronic outreach methods and equipment. Experience conducting applied research. Proven ability to work in multi-disciplinary, collaborative programming. Strong community issue and needs assessment skills. Demonstrated effective communication skills in English as well as non-English languages. Strong “people” skills and a capacity and willingness to engage diverse constituents from varying socioeconomic and ethnic groups in education programs. Demonstrated cultural competency skills and a commitment to expanding and fostering diversity. Closing date for applications is August 21, 2019. To apply, visit www.wsujobs.com. Applicants must submit the following to be considered: Cover letter describing how your experience meets the responsibilities and qualifications for the position; Curriculum Vitae; Scanned copy of college transcripts; and Three names of professional references. Please contact Lee Anne Riddle, Search Committee Chair, 360.778.5818, lriddle@wsu.edu for questions about this position. EEO/AA/ADA. ,Washington State University Extension EFNEP Program Leader and Assistant or Associate Professor, Pierce County Extension, Tacoma, WA (full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position. The WSU Extension Youth and Families Program Unit is seeking a dynamic, inspired, and highly qualified professional to provide leadership, vision, educational programming, planning, development, implementation, and direction of the Statewide EFNEP program and Pierce County nutrition programs in collaboration with educators, partners, and the community. The EFNEP nutrition education program is a federally-funded, national capacity program with a required state match. Required: Earned Master’s degree in in nutrition, dietetics, family and consumer sciences, family economics, family resources, community nutrition, or public health at the time of application. Two years of experience in developing, delivering, and managing nutrition education programs. Ability to communicate ideas effectively through written, verbal, and technology when relating to a variety of audiences. Preferred: Ph.D. in nutrition, community nutrition, or public health, or closely related discipline. Bilingual in English and Spanish. Strong program leadership and management skills. Experience authoring scholarly products, including peer-reviewed journal articles, Extension publications, national presentations and other products. Experience in personnel management including supervising and leading paraprofessional staff. Demonstrated resource acquisition skills in grants, gift development, and revenue generation. Experience managing grants including planning, assigning, and supervising the work of staff, budget reconciliation, financial planning and reporting. Experience in evaluation of the effectiveness of program delivery and behavior change of clientele. Competency in using electronic outreach methods and equipment. Experience conducting applied research. Proven ability to work in multi-disciplinary, collaborative programming. Strong community issue and needs assessment skills. Demonstrated effective communication skills in English as well as non-English languages. Strong “people” skills and a capacity and willingness to engage diverse constituents from varying socioeconomic and ethnic groups in education programs. Demonstrated cultural competency skills and a commitment to expanding and fostering diversity. Closing date for applications is August 21, 2019. To apply, visit www.wsujobs.com. Applicants must submit the following to be considered: Cover letter describing how your experience meets the responsibilities and qualifications for the position; Curriculum Vitae; Scanned copy of college transcripts; and Three names of professional references. Please contact Lee Anne Riddle, Search Committee Chair, 360.778.5818, lriddle@wsu.edu for questions about this position. EEO/AA/ADA.