Nutrition Education Materials, Evaluation, and Training Manager (Search Extended)

Amherst, Hampshire County
May 12, 2014

Nutrition Education Materials, Evaluation, and Training Manager (Search extended)

University of Massachusetts Amherst

UMass Extension has an opening at UMass Amherst for a Materials, Evaluation, and Training Manager to work with our Nutrition Education programs (SNAP-Ed and EFNEP), serving low-income families and communities throughout Massachusetts. Responsibilities include: identify, develop, implement, evaluate, and update curricula and materials; develop, implement, analyze, and report evaluation activities and impacts; plan, develop, deliver, and coordinate statewide staff training efforts; and contribute to short and long range planning, program development, annual plan development, and annual report development.

Minimum Qualifications: MA/MS in nutrition field (e.g. nutrition, nutrition education, community nutrition) and five years experience relevant to the position; Proven successful experience working with nutrition education programs for low-income, low-literate, culturally diverse audiences; Ability to maintain a diverse schedule of local, regional, and statewide activity which is not restricted by access to public or private transportation; Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate in nutrition; Knowledge and experience with curriculum development and program evaluation theory and methods with this audience; Experience providing nutrition or nutrition education training; Demonstrated ability to participate effectively in professional team efforts and with diverse groups of people; Knowledge and demonstrated ability to implement education theories and practices with diverse adult and youth audiences; Working knowledge of Access and statistical software packages.

Continuation of appointment beyond 9-30-14 is expected and is contingent on the availability of funds.

Hiring Salary Range: $49,900 – $62,700. Position includes full benefits.

Normal Starting Salary Range: $49,900 – $56,300.

Please apply online at: Application should include a cover letter, resume and names/contact information of 3 references by June 13, 2014.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.