Nutrition Educator, Penn State Extension Philadelphia

Posted by on April 18, 2003


Penn State Cooperative Extension, Philadelphia County, is accepting applications for a part-time Nutrition Program Coordinator to provide management and leadership for paraprofessional advisors for the Pennsylvania Nutrition Links Program (PA-NEP and EFNEP). Train and administer the Nutrition Links Advisors in teaching healthful food selection, food preparation, shipping, storage, and food preservation to program-appropriate audiences. This is a thirty-hour per week position with the possibility of full-time status at a later date.

Minimum of BS in Foods and Nutrition or related Family and Consumer Science discipline, with supervisory experience. Registered Dietitian or Masters Degree with emphasis in nutrition, health and/or food safety will be considered. Experience with project management and training preferred. Demonstrate human relations and effective communications skills. Familiarity with different socio-economic audiences, and interest in working with people from diverse backgrounds, and a commitment to the principles of diversity.
The closing date for accepting resumes and applications is April 28, 2003 or until a suitable candidate is found. Applications are available by writing, calling or email ( Human Resource Services, (814) 863-3452, Box JP15419, 307 Agricultural Administration Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802. Fax: (814) 863-6215. TDD: (814) 865-1204. AA/EOE

For more information call Julie Fabsik-Swarts at 215-471-2200.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.

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