Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Nutrition, Family & Consumer Sciences Advisor (AP# 20-03)
University or Organization :
The University of California's Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources i
State or Territory :
Application Deadline :
Apr 30, 2020
Descriptive Job Title :
Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences Advisor (Applied Research and Extension) Serving San Mateo, Santa Clara and San Francisco Counties
Keywords separated by commas :
Nutrition, Health Education, Public Health, Food Systems
Location :
Half Moon Bay
Area, Department or Unit :
UCCE San Mateo
Full/Part Time :
Salary :
Commensurate with experience
Start Date:
None Stated
Closing Date: To assure full consideration, application packets must be received by April 30, 2020The Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences Advisor (NFCS) will conduct a multi-county-based extension, education and applied research program to develop, implement, evaluate, strengthen and expand NFCS programming with priority on low-income families, individuals, as well as health and human service professionals in three counties (San Mateo, San Francisco and Santa Clara).Focus on low-income and economic urban disparities related to food and food systems, nutrition education and relationships between food system and environmental health for optimal nutrition and health outcomes;Lead two large USDA contracts: the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and CalFresh Healthy Living, UC Nutrition Education Program across three counties;An opportunity to lead academic oversight of the UCCE Master Food Preserver program in San Mateo County;An opportunity to develop new programs to enhance and expand the current nutrition education elements at Elkus Ranch and to involve new audiences that include substantial fractions of under-served and food-insecure communities.
Position Category:
Nutrition, Health Education, Public Health, Food Systems
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
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Minimum education level :
A minimum of a Master's degree in Nutrition, Health Education, Public Health, Food Systems or a closely related field is required at the time of appointment. Some coursework in Statistics, Research Methodology, Evaluation, Survey Design and/ or Program Management preferred.
Years of experience :
Travel Requirements:
Other Requirements:
Additional Requirements: A background investigation will be required for the successful candidate, including fingerprinting and a criminal history clearance by the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.


Application URL:
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Contact :
Pam Tise
Phone Number with Area Code :
(530) 750-1282
Application Instructions :
If interested in this position, please visit: and select applicants (position #20-03) and follow the instructions for submission.