Extension Program Assistant - South Florida (Broward)
Job no: 514593
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Categories: Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine, Education/Instructional, Office/Clerical
Department:60451000 - AG-FAMILY NUTRITION PROGRAM
Extension Program Assistant - Family Nutrition ProgramJob Description:
The UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program (FNP) is a grant funded program by the USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed). It helps limited-resource families in Florida access more nutritious food choices on a budget and adopt healthier eating and physical activity habits to reduce the risk of obesity and chronic disease. Extension Program Assistants with this grant in Broward County will teach general nutrition to groups of low-income families and youth and learn through on-the-job training skills and information related to teaching nutrition to low-income audiences.
The job description below is standard for the position, but in light of COVID-19, all FNP staff are currently working from home with modified job duties. In-person classes will only be taught in the case of significant safety measures being met and are reviewed on as needed basis.
Normal Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8-5. Once programming resumes, job may require frequent night and weekend hours due to the nature of the program.
Remote Work Requirements: Reliable home internet is required at this time, computer equipment will be provided after hire.Advertised Salary:
$14.61 / hour
The University of Florida offers highly competitive benefits and retirement options, generous leave plans, a health and wellness program that reflects its commitment to quality of life and quality of work, and many more competitive perks and rewards.Minimum Requirements:
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Valid Driver's LicensePreferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of nutrition or previous teaching experience desirable. Experience working with low income clients helpful.
Able to follow directions and complete reports.
Ability to work both as a team and independently preferred.
Working knowledge of MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc) preferred.Special Instructions to Applicants:
This is a time-limited, grant-funded position headquartered at UF/IFAS Extension Broward County.
Section 435 Background check required of candidates pre-employment.
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.
This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.Health Assessment Required:No
Advertised: 09 Sep 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 30 Sep 2020 Eastern Daylight Time