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Job ID: 153965

Program Assistant - EFNEP
North Carolina A & T State University

Date Posted Feb. 9, 2021
Title Program Assistant - EFNEP
University North Carolina A & T State University
Greensboro, NC, United States
Department Cooperative Extension
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Health Services
    Administrative Support/Services

Minimum Experience/Education
High School Diploma or equivalency and one year of related office experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Bachelor’s degree in education or related field desired.

Knowledge or experiences related to nutrition and/or family and consumer sciences.

Experiences working with computers/internet-based programs.

Experience working with low-income clients helpful.

Ability to work both independently and as a team member.

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training and experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Required License or Certification

Primary Purpose of Position
This position will be located in the Guilford County Extension Center. Valid N.C. drivers is required.
Provides specialized program support and technical skills to Extension Associates and Agents developing and delivering education through EFNEP, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program. This position teaches classes using the EFNEP curriculum for the majority of the average weekly work hours. Consistent with the philosophy, policy and overall mission, goals and educational objectives of Cooperative Extension at N.C. A&T State University, EFNEP is a federally funded educational program which strives to improve the health of limited resource youth and families with young children through practical lessons in nutrition. Tasks include instruction, providing knowledgeable and focused customer service, marketing, event scheduling, expense reporting, and instructional assistance. Renewal of the position is contingent on the availability of funds.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The mission of the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) is to provide opportunities for individuals from diverse backgrounds to achieve excellence through intellectual and technological advancements in the food, agricultural, environmental and life sciences that will cultivate and enhance their potential for global leadership, productivity and competitiveness. The goals of the CAES are three-fold: (1) Provide learning experiences through which students gain in-depth competencies, knowledge and skills which will ensure their success in the changing environments and improve the quality of life for the citizens of our community, state and nation, (2) Enhance, expand and integrate quality teaching, research, extension and international programs and (3) Strengthen the integration and use of effective cutting edge information and technologies. practical skills resulting in changed behaviors that help them to eat smart, move more and achieve a healthy weight.

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