CE Supv 2 - Central Sierra (El Dorado)
Date Posted: August 7, 2019
Closing Date: August 22, 2019
Under the general direction of the Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences (NFCS) Advisor, the Program Manager (Community Education Supervisor 2) is responsible for overseeing the design, delivery, management, and evaluation of the Central Sierra MCP's CalFresh Healthy Living Program for low income adults and youth (a SNAP-Ed program). The Central Sierra MCP includes El Dorado, Amador, Calaveras, and Tuolumne counties.
The overall goals of the program are to 1) promote literacy of food and nutrition, and 2) support communities where low-income students, adults and families can live healthy lifestyles. These goals are accomplished by directly teaching youth and adults (or training volunteers to extend lessons) about healthy eating, food resource management, food safety, and physical activity. These goals are also accomplished by creating policies, systems and environments that contribute to a healthy community, including but not limited to: school and community gardens, school and worksite wellness policies, fitness programs, etc.
To support the program, the Program Manager (Community Education Supervisor 2) works with the NFCS Advisor, the Program Coordinator, and program staff to deliver high-quality nutrition education and programming. Responsibilities include supervising and training staff, overseeing annual budgets and expenditures, developing and implementing yearly work plans, tracking/evaluating work plan activities and objectives, and writing reports. This position ensures approved procedures are followed across the Central Sierra, serves as the primary point of contact with funding agencies, collaborates with other agencies providing related services in the Central Sierra, builds and maintains formal and informal coalitions of partners, supports nutrition education and other strategies to promote community nutrition, and maintains subject matter competence.
This position will promote, in all ways consistent with other responsibilities of the position, the affirmative action goals established by the Division and the University as a contractor of the federal government. The position will also take all measures necessary to assure that any employee or intern supervised by the position fulfill their affirmative action responsibilities.