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University Of Vermont Nutrition Educator, Rutland County in Burlington, Vermont

Position Details

Advertising/Posting Title Nutrition Educator, Rutland County

Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Posting Summary

To identify, recruit, and provide services to eligible pregnant women and families through the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program ( EFNEP ). The EFNEP Nutrition Educator provides nutrition/physical activity, food safety, and resource management education to pregnant women, families with young children, and youth in a designated county or geographic area of Vermont. The educator’s primary purpose will be to help families acquire the knowledge, skills, and changes in behavior to achieve adequate diets providing normal nutrition.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

High school diploma/G.E.D. and one to three years of related experience working the adults and/or children, and basic nutrition knowledge required. Computer and electronic communication proficiency required. Demonstrated ability to work independently. Ability to travel extensively within service area and provide own reliable transportation to and from work sites (client homes and community settings). Ability to work flexible hours and occasional weekends required.

Desirable Qualifications

Other Information

Position in the Extension Rutland Office.

A 4 month probationary period is required.

Work a flexible schedule, including evenings and occasionally weekends, and travel to worksites.

Position is at 0.75FTE (28.125 hours per week).

Special Conditions Position located in different city, Occasional evening and/or weekends required (if non-exempt position, may result in overtime), Travel to and from worksites required, Non-standard work hours required, Bargaining unit position, Contingent on continued funding, 75% of full time with full benefits package, Background Check required for this position

FLSA Non-Exempt

Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 26.78

Payband Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 15.75

Staff Hiring Band

Union Position Yes, UVMSU ($20 minimum hourly rate)

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Job Open Date 09/18/2023

Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.)

Open Until Filled No

Position Information

Position Title Office/Prgm Outreach Support

Posting Number S4639PO

Department Ext-Community Nutrition Educ/50052

Position Number 002705

Employee FTE 0.75

Employee Term 12

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