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Program Assistant for SNAP-Ed

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Program Assistant for SNAP-Ed
Requisition Number RE11221
Working Title Program Assistant for SNAP-Ed
Department Name 81330:FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES
Work Location Harlan County Extension Office, 519 South Main St., Harlan, KY
Grade Level 00
Salary Range
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

No set minimum requirements.

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

No set minimum requirements.

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Physical Requirements

This position requires occasional lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 50 pounds and loading and/or unloading supplies and materials onto carts.

Shift

Primarily Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. or 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; some weekends and evening activities may be required as needed.

Job Summary

This position works out of the Harlan County Extension Office which is located at 519 South Main St, Harlan, KY. Under the supervision of the County Extension Agent for Family & Consumer Sciences and/or Area Extension Agent for Food and Nutrition, the person filling this position will be responsible for delivering nutrition education programs to limited resource individuals and families. Educational programs may include workshops, exhibits, presentations, and food demonstrations on topics such as basic nutrition, food security, food safety, and food budget management. Regular duties include: Recruiting and enrolling youth, individuals, and families in the SNAP-Ed Program; Planning and organizing the educational delivery; Evaluating the programs and submitting required records including computer and web based reports promptly; and Attending all training conferences.

The Program Assistant will also refer to county extension agents the names, needs, and/or interest for individuals in areas other than nutrition.

The salary for this position is $12.00/hour.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Computer and food preparation skills. Knowledge of community organizations and agencies. Ability to plan, conduct and evaluate educational events. Oral and written communication skills and organizational and process skills. Ability to relate effectively with adults and youth.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Associates Degree preferred

Deadline to Apply 08/20/2017
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you ever been convicted of a criminal offense (felony or misdemeanor) including driving under the influence (DUI)? If yes, please explain giving date(s) and location and complete name at the time.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please list your experience in nutrition education or in other educational roles.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your experience with the Cooperative Extension Service or other community agencies.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please list your experience in teaching roles.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please list any language you are fluent in and explain level of proficiency.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Describe your experience working with computers, including software programs which you have utilized.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • Local print media
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter