CEFS Program Assistant

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This position will serve as a Program Assistant with the Community Food Strategies (CFS) initiative of CEFS. This position will be part of a project conducting case studies about community responses to
COVID in order to form recommendations for addressing structural inequities in the food system. The program assistant will help to develop qualitative data instruments, conduct semi-structured interviews, and assist with qualitative data analysis and the development of themes that will contribute to a set of recommendations.

All work will be done remotely. Superior organization and time management skills are necessary. Attention to detail, excellent follow-through, ability to think on your feet, and communicate effectively are vital to success in this position. Candidate must be able to hit the ground running, and be ready to jump into a busy team. Only candidates with an exceptional work ethic will be considered. www.cefs.ncsu.edu for more information on CEFS.

Work Schedule – 9 hours a week. Due to the pandemic, we are currently working remotely, but this position will return to the office on campus when NC State University decides it is safe to do so.

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Job City & State:

Raleigh, Nc



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Temporary-Professional NonFaculty

Working Title:

CEFS Program Assistant

Work Schedule:

9/hrs per week

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Minimum Experience/Education:

-BS in Nutrition, Food Studies, Sustainability, Environmental Science, Agroecology, Agriculture or a field related to food and the food system

Department Required Skills:

-Excellent communication, follow-up and time management skills
-Must have experience with qualitative methods, including developing instruments, data entry, and data coding and analysis
-An excellent work ethic and genuine interest in the work of CEFS broadly, and specifically supporting communities in creating equitable food systems
-Must be extremely reliable and excellent
team player in this fast paced environment.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

-Experience in a busy office setting
-Experience in an agriculture or health-related field

Required License or Certification:

-Valid Driver’s License

Valid NC Driver's License required?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


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NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 1/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time