Area Assistant Cooperative Extension Advisor - Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences
University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources
February 28, 2018
57000.00 - 75000.00
Full Time - Entry Level
Academic / Research
Area Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences Cooperative Extension Advisor
Serving Fresno and Madera Counties
For full consideration, visit the online job board at http://ucanr.edu/Jobs/Jobs_990/?jobnum=1328, access the full position announcement and academic application form. Submit via e-mail to ANRacademicsearch@ucanr.edu your cover letter, completed academic application form, curriculum vitae and all university transcripts no later than Friday, April 6, 2018.
The University of California division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) seeks an academic advisor to conduct a multi-county-based extension, education, and applied research program providing leadership to the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) low-income nutrition education programs funded by the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and the UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program (a SNAP-Ed Program).
We seek an advisor who will:
Provide academic leadership for two federally funded nutrition education programs targeted toward low-income families and youth (namely EFNEP and UC CalFresh Nutrition Education).
Conduct a comprehensive communitywide NFCS needs assessment and monitor trends and issues.
Develop and implement applied research designed to monitor changes and solve locally relevant problems.
Evaluate programs and report accomplishments, results, and potential or actual impacts to scientific and lay audiences through a variety of outreach methods.
Interact with UC ANR network of collaborators to influence the local delivery of statewide programs at the local level.
Maintain and promote UC ANR CE’s credibility and visibility by participating in professional organizations and collaborating with county government partners, health agencies, policy makers, and community organizations by providing independent science-based information and leadership.
For information about UC ANR, the rich breadth of program scope and delivery, and how we are making a difference in California, candidates are invited to visit our Web site: http://ucanr.edu/.
For position announcement containing list of required Academic Application Packet content, visit http://ucanr.edu/Jobs/Jobs_990/?jobnum=1328 or contact Karen Ellsworth at ANRacademicsearch@ucanr.edu or call (530) 750-1284 and refer to position listing AP#18-03. Apply byFriday, April 6, 2018 to assure full consideration.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
This is an academic career track appointment with the following requirements:
A minimum of a master's degree or other advanced degree in nutrition, health education, human development or a closely related field.
Must possess an understanding of nutrition through academic training and/or professional.
Professional experience in program and personnel management and academic training and/or professional experience in program design and research methodologies
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
Possessing the ability to apply low-literacy and cultural/ethnic principles to program-research design and community collaboration and bilingual communication skills in Spanish or an Asian language are highly desirable attributes.
Additional Salary Information: Beginning salary will be in the Cooperative Extension Assistant Advisor Rank, and commensurate with applicable experience and professional qualifications. Please reference the applicable salary table at this link: http://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/271532.pdf
Internal Number: AP18-03
About University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California Cooperative ExtensionDivision of Agriculture and Natural ResourcesFor 100 years, the University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) 4-H Youth Development Program has provided community-based youth development programming that has significantly improved the outcomes for youth, families, and communities. The 4-H YDP, a component of the UC ANR Statewide Youth Families & Communities Program (YFC) serves more than 120,000 young people throughout the state, in a variety of contexts including community clubs, afterschool programs, school enrichment, camps, independent study programs, and youth on military installations. The program is delivered through county offices, in partnership with a large volunteer network of more than 20,000 people.