Location Aiken Extension Office Full/Part Time Full-Time Regular/Temporary Temporary - Time Limited
Under the general supervision of the EFNEP Area Coordinator, provides intensive nutrition education (one-on-one and in groups) to limited resource audiences. Recruits, organizes and trains volunteers. Works with State EFEP Management Team and administrators of other organizations to implement and improve the program. Mentors junior agents in program delivery and reporting requirements. JOB DUTIES:
40% - Essential - Implements nutrition education plans to achieve program goals and meet participants' needs. Utilizes approved support materials, food preparation/demonstrations, and priority lessons to educate participants and adapts lesson materials to meet participants' needs. Teach food/nutrition education lessons to participants accurately and in an effective and interesting manner using approved curriculum. Evaluates progress of participants by conducting pre- and post- surveys, tests of knowledge, skills, and behavior change, and 24-hour recalls (adults); represents Clemson University in a positive manner that reflects the goals/mission of the University and CES; maintains compliance and safety with all facilities in required areas.
20% - Essential - Recruits and enrolls clients with limited resources through one-on-one contact, word-of-mouth, and referrals. Maintains an annual caseload and follows established guidelines as required by the university and CSREES/USDA. Takes and processes program requests: identifies the needs, interests, and abilities of clients and provides nutrition education based upon what is identified.
20% - Essential - Maintains and submits in a timely manner extensive record keeping and reports using basic computer skills. Record keeping includes: itineraries, daily work records, participant records, annual leave time, travel records; supply allotments; CUMIS reports; e-mail responses and others as assigned by EFNEP Area Coordinator, EFNEP Program Coordinator, or FSN Director of Nutrition.
10% - Essential - Establishes and maintains a network with personnel from other agencies and organizations to provide nutrition education to individuals and groups of children, youth, and/or adults with limited resources. Recruits, trains, and utilizes community volunteers in a support service role in program delivery. Communicates directly with administration, both verbal and written.
10% - Essential - Participates in EFNEP, Nutrition, or Extension sponsored orientations, meetings, and training sessions as assigned by the State EFNEP Area Coordinator, State Program Coordinator, or the FSN Director of Nutrition. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
A high school diploma and relevant program experience. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for the required program experience. RESPONSIBILITIES:
JOB KNOWLEDGE Fundamental Job Knowledge - Fundamental working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES No Supervisory Duties - Not responsible for supervising employees.
BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Stand for prolonged period Walk or move about Use hands or feet to operate or handle machinery, equipment, etc Ascend or descend (i.e. stairs, ladder) Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself Move, transport, raise or lower Extends hands or arms in any direction Use taste or smell to detect or determine particular flavors or odors WORKING CONDITIONS:
Employees who are in time limited positions will earn one and one-quarter days of Annual and Sick Leave per month for a total of thirty (30) days per year. Eligible part-timers will earn days on a pro rata basis. APPLICATION DEADLINE:
January 25, 2018 JOB LOCATION:
Aiken, SC CLOSING STATEMENT:
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.
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