|Employee Type||AP-Administrative Professional|
|University Title||Extension Coordinator Supervisor|
|Working Title||Extension Coordinator Supervisor, EFNEP|
|Department||Youth and Families Program|
|Department Link||WSU Extension – Spokane|
|Hiring Unit||Youth and Families Program Unit|
|This position is in a Bargaining Unit||No|
|Summary of Duties||The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Coordinator Supervisor serves as the lead person responsible for EFNEP in Spokane County, including paraprofessional educator supervision, community partner relationships and policy system and environmental change strategy implementation to support healthy lifestyles. This position uses independent judgment to organize, coordinate, and evaluate the programming.
The Coordinator Supervisor will serve as the Spokane County project supervisor for the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) grant: Use of Engaging Online Videos in Conjunction with New Feeding Content to Enhance a Current EFNEP Program in the Prevention of Child Obesity (Video EFNEP), and manage assigned paraprofessionals delivering the research curriculum.
The Coordinator Supervisor works closely with the State EFNEP Leader, other Extension faculty and staff and community partners in developing the program to ensure that activities meet the requirements of the NIFA ENFEP Policy Guidelines. With this funding source, WSU EFNEP teaches youth and adults with limited incomes to develop skills and behaviors to eat healthfully. This position works closely with the Spokane SNAP-Ed Coordinator Supervisor to ensure coordinated programming.
This is a temporary position expected to end on 1/31/2019. Renewal is dependent on satisfactory performance, and need for WSU Extension to continue the position and/or additional funding is secured to extend employment.
|Additional Information||Program Administration, 55%
Use independent judgment to recruit, screen, hire, train, supervise and direct work of paraprofessional program staff and support staff in consultation with the State EFNEP Leader.
Plan, develop, deliver, and evaluate policy, systems and environmental change strategies to support direct nutrition education.
Originate, develop, review, select, adapt, and implement appropriate social media intervention that aligns with WSU, Spokane County and national EFNEP social media policies.
Implement program priorities, objectives and schedules.
Prepare and/or adapt appropriate local materials, such as newsletters or media contacts targeted to low-income audiences.
Monitor Video EFNEP implementation to ensure protocol adherence and curriculum delivery with fidelity.
Participate as member of the State EFNEP Team.
Support EFNEP statewide projects and program development efforts.
Fiscal Accountability, Data Management and Reporting, 20%
Monitor project budget.
Collect, synthesize and analyze data to generate reports for the program.
Complete and submit all reports, evaluation, tracking expenses, time slip, and other project and position related paperwork in compliance with Funding Agency, University, and State/Federal requirements.
Evaluate and document activities and impacts.
Relationships Building and Maintaining, 20%
Identify, recruit, and maintain relationships with community partners in conjunction with SNAP-Ed. Establish strong links with WSU Extension to ensure project objectives are met.
Collaborate with key local individuals to develop a plan for delivering nutrition education and complimentary policy, systems and environmental change strategies for low-income audiences.
Build and maintain relationships with potential local program partners. Participate in networking opportunities.
Educate potential community partners about the importance of nutrition education and complimentary policy, systems and environmental change strategies for low-income audiences.
Foster and support community work in the area of policy, systems and environments that addresses obesity and hunger prevention.
Professional Development, 5%
Participate in EFNEP Trainings.
Maintain knowledge of Washington State University Extension program procedures and policies.
Become familiar with local and state, and national resources (i.e. http://efnep.org)
Maintain professional competencies in subject matter, educational methods, and societal conditions related to nutrition education and complimentary policy, system and environmental change strategies with limited income audiences.
|Job Appointment (FTE%)||100%|
|Position Term in Months||12|
|Monthly Salary||Commensurate with qualifications and experience|
|Required Qualifications||A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant extension program discipline and three (3) years of related program experience, which has included supervisory-level experience. A Masters degree in a related field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.|
|Additional Requirements||This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant extension program discipline and three (3) years of related program experience which includes supervisory-level experience. A Masters Degree in a related field may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Possession of, or ability to obtain by time of hire, a valid driver’s license.
|Preferred Qualifications||Master’s in Nutrition or Public Health Registered Dietitian (RDN)
2 years supervisory experience with paraprofessional staff
|Will this position require a background check?||This position has been designated by the department to require a background check|
Posting Detail Information
|Open Until Filled||No|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||View the Benefits overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.|
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- * Do you have, or can you obtain by time of hire, a valid Driver’s License?
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