Community Education Specialist 1/2 - Central Sierra (Tuolumne)
Date Posted: April 24, 2019
Closing Date: May 22, 2019
This position is being advertised as either a Community Education Specialist 1 or 2 depending on the level of experience of the hired applicant.
If the applicant is hired as a CES 1, they will be hired in a learning role. More of their duties will be direct nutrition education and there will be less outreach and evaluation for the first year of the job. If the applicant is hired as a CES 2, duties would include providing leadership, mentoring to interns staff, and CES 1 staff. As well as actively promoting policy, system and environmental changes at educational sites. After one year of successful performance as a CES 1, the individual will be eligible to be reclassified up to a CES 2.
The Community Education Specialist will perform the full range of program implementation duties. Incumbent will be responsible for the coordination, management, and delivery of nutrition education to community based adults and/or youth. This includes training, guiding, and supporting volunteer extenders with education, information and resources; evaluating program implementation; collecting and compiling enrollment, documentation, and evaluation data from volunteer extenders and participants; entering data into shared database and writing reports in compliance with funding requirements.
Incumbent will build and maintain an informal network of community partners, align special nutrition education projects with UC approved curricula and educational materials, develop news releases and news articles, and maintain subject matter competence.
This position's primary focus will be on conducting, managing, and evaluating a nutrition education program to improve the environment of the school and community.
This position includes communication to clients in Spanish through translation, presentation and one-on-one communications.
This position will promote, in all ways consistent with other responsibilities of the position, the affirmative action goals established by the Division.