Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Tribal Health Extension Educator
University or Organization :
Michigan State University Extension
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Application Deadline :
Apr 20, 2020
Descriptive Job Title :
Keywords separated by commas :
tribal, health, nutrition, extension, educator, counseling, dietics
Location :
Chippewa County, MI
Area, Department or Unit :
Health and Nutrition Institute
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Commensurate with education and experience
Start Date:
None Stated
As part of MSU Extension and the Health and Nutrition Institute, this position provides local and statewide educational health programming leadership and expertise in tribal communities with a focus on those communities located within Michigans Upper Peninsula, including the counties of Alger, Chippewa, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette and Schoolcraft. Health program topics include diabetes and other chronic disease prevention and self-management, mental health and stress reduction, and nutrition (e.g., food sovereignty, food as medicine).In this position, you will assesses community health needs, implement evidence-based programs, design and evaluate educational programming based on applied research and program evaluation methods, and ensure dissemination of research-based information through various methods, including multi-media, presentations and written articles. Utilizing your experience, you will also serve as an informational resource to tribal communities, MSU Extension partners and MSU Extension staff.This position will work from the MSU Extension office located in Chippewa County)
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Minimum education level :
Masters degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to public health, health science, nutrition, dietetics, counseling, nursing or a related health field of study, by date of hire.
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Other Requirements:
3-years of experience in Extension, or health education program delivery, or demonstrated ability and skill in educational program planning, implementation and evaluation (relevant experience acquired within the last 5-years preferred).Experience working in tribal communities preferred.


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Contact :
Karlena Rajel
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