Community Outreach Assistant II

Location
Tucson, AZ
Posted
Aug 31, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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The Instructional Specialist position is primarily responsible for educating low-income audiences, primarily adults and families with researched based nutrition education in Pima County under the supervision the County Extension Director and the Program Coordinator, Senior. This includes programmatic documentation, achievement of program goals and objectives, coordination with academic departments, and review of appropriate approved curricula and materials for the implementation of policy, systems and environmental change (PSE) strategies within Pima County. The program provides education to eligible citizens through coordinating the activities and functions of the Extension Food Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) at qualified sites in Pima County. Instructional Specialist is responsible for coordinating your classes and services to qualified limited resource audiences, by ensuring proper use of approved curricula and materials.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Instructional Specialist is responsible for coordinating your classes and services to qualified limited resource audiences, by ensuring proper use of approved curricula and materials. 
  • This includes programmatic documentation, achievement of program goals and objectives, coordination with academic departments.
  • Review of appropriate approved curricula and materials for the implementation of policy, systems and environmental change (PSE) strategies within Pima County. The program provides education to eligible citizens through coordinating the activities and functions of the Extension Food Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) at qualified sites in Pima County.
  • Travel time for commuting to and from nutrition classes.
  • Computer and technical programing for EFNEP.
Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment
FLSANon-Exempt Full Time/Part TimeFull TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week40 Job FTE1.0Work CalendarFiscalJob CategoryOutreach and Community EngagementBenefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits Rate of Pay$13.07 Compensation Typehourly rate Grade3 Career Stream and LevelOC2Job FamilyCmty Outreach Job FunctionOutreach & Community Engage Type of criminal background check required:Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department) Number of Vacancies1 Target Hire Date Expected End Date Contact Information for CandidatesJoanie Contreras
[email protected] Open Date8/27/2020Open Until FilledYesDocuments Needed to ApplyResume and Cover LetterSpecial Instructions to Applicant Diversity StatementAt the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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