Posted: Tuesday, December 12, 2023 03:19 PM


Location: Birmingham, AL Category: AL Cooperative Extension (ACES) Posted On: Wed Apr 26 2023 Job Description: The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work that is to be performed in the identified position. The statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified as other duties may be assigned. Summary: ACES is seeking applications for the position of Urban SNAP-ED (Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program Education) Educator. This 12-month position will be located in the Jefferson County, AL Extension Office in Birmingham, AL. The Urban SNAP-ED Educator position reports directly to the Regional SNAP-Ed Educator (RSEE). The Urban SNAP-Ed Educator is responsible for conducting nutrition education programs with limited-resource individuals who reside in urban communities. Late afternoon, night, and weekend work with participants may be required. The Urban SNAP-Ed Educator receives initial and continuous training; follows the Urban SNAP-Ed policies, guidelines and approved curriculums with designated participants; maintains records; provides appropriate reports; and follows established guidelines as required by Alabama A&M University, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, the state of Alabama and the USDA's Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES). Continuation of employment is based on program needs and availability of funding. The Alabama Cooperative Extension Systems (ACES) is the primary outreach organization for the land-grant mission of Alabama A&M University and Auburn University, dedicated to delivering research-based educational programs designed to empower individuals to improve their quality of life and economic well-being. ACES has 67 county offices, nine urban centers, six research and extension centers, and more than 40 video conferencing sites across the state. Programs and activities support and promote individual well-being, professional and organizational development, social and cultural enrichment, economic opportunity, and regional development. Employees have tremendous support from the resources at Alabama A&M and Auburn University. ACES professionals enjoy widespread community support where they live and work. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The essential functions are representative of major duties of positions in this job classification. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position. Works cooperatively with the supervising RSEE and USNAP-Ed state staff in planning and implementing activities toward the designated program objectives. Maintains a working knowledge of situational data of the Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) as it relates to health and nutrition needs of limited-resource families and individuals. Recruits, plans and conducts USNAP-Ed classes in the designated MSAs. Participates in training programs offered by Urban Affairs' Urban SNAP-Ed staff: Basic orientation Monthly and/or quarterly staff conferences Scheduled conferences with the supervising RSEE, the Urban SNAP-Ed Project Manager, and staff for the purpose of enhancing program delivery and other related issues Approved training and meetings Disseminates current science-based nutrition information from approved USNAP-Ed curriculums and SNAP eligibility requirements to the targeted audiences. Utilizes approved curricula and nutrition education resources in program delivery to meet the needs of families and individuals. Administers Pre, Post and Delayed Post Assessments to participants and maintains accurate and up-to-date records of assessments. Submits assessments and supporting documents to the Urban SNAP-Ed Program Coordinator following USNAP-Ed policy. Plans and provides an accurate monthly itinerary to supervising RSEE and Program Coordinator by the third of each month. Changes to the itinerary can be listed in an email as needed. Maintains daily, weekly, and/or monthly logs of hours worked, summary of job duties performed, and provides a monthly Urban SNAP-Ed programmatic activity summary to the Urban Affairs (AAMU) by the third of each month. Adheres to annual budget allotments for food, supplies and travel. Maintains current and accurate expenses records to assure budget allotments are not exceeded. Purchases allowable items only. Completes all necessary Urban SNAP-Ed reports in a timely manner following USNAP-Ed policy. Performs other duties as assigned. Job Requirements: Minimum Position Requirements (including years of experience, certifications, licenses, etc.): Minimum qualifications required are a high school diploma/GED and at least two years of experience/and or presentation of pre-designed educational programs/services, customer service, administrative support/clerical or related experience A valid driver's license, and access to reliable transportation to travel to and from program sites. (mileage reimbursement is provided) Preferred qualifications Knowledge of food and nutrition as it relates to providing an adequate and affordable diet for a family Experience organizing and conducting youth and adult group activities Experience working with limited-resource individuals. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to communicate oral and written instructions. Ability to maintain accurate records and provide timely reports; good judgement. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Demonstrate initiative and resourcefulness. Additional Information: SALARY: $30,000 This is a NIFA grant-funded position and the salary is set based on the available budget as outlined in the grant. CLOSING DATE: Untill filled ACES is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Alabama A&M University encourages applications for employment from persons who are members of groups that have been underrepresented based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability. Contact: Please contact Cynthia Canfield, Extension Human Resources Manager ( with questions about this position.

Price - 30800 - 39000

• Location: Birmingham, AL Birmingham, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 5108856497 Birmingham

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