Position Summary

Salary and Other Benefits

Expected Salary Range ( $57,600.00 - $60,000.00 )

Position Description

Work Closely with Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Team Director to provide supervision, guidance and assistance to the  Nutrition Educators (NE) in each county within the region to coordinate and implement EFNEP in the communities.  Initiate and engage in Policy, System and Environment (PSE) projects. Develop and deliver scholarly products. Other duties as assigned.

35% – Essential – EFNEP Area Coordinator’s responsibilities include providing direct supervision coaching, training and guiding of EFNEP Nutrition Educators in multiple counties delivering state approved EFNEP educational program following EFNEP National and State program guidelines. Ensure fidelity and success of EFNEP in each county by conducting monthly visits. Build relationship with agencies and organization and help NEs  with program recruitment and retention. Conduct monthly and annual performance and evaluation with each NE. Assist Program Team Director to conduct needs assessment and actively involve in hiring, training new Nutrition Educators in the counties as assigned by Program Director.

35% – Essential – Develop Scholarly outputs, product and demonstrations that supports EFNEP  and address clientele needs with an emphasis on EFNEP Nutrition Educators’ and other community partners’ involvement (i.e. Scholarly publications, oral/poster presentations, validated evaluation instruments, applied research output etc.) Facilitate sustained changed for nutritional change and well being of low income families within the community through Policy, System and Environment (PSE) changes by collaborating with coalition, committees and initiatives. Identify strategies to implement and evaluate the projects for reporting and scholarly publications and delivery.

25% – Essential – Participate as a member of EFNEP Management team and provide EFNEP regional updates. Assist program Team Director in administrative functions, program development and related projects. Assist State curriculum and training coordinator with planning and implementing statewide training . Assist with identifying, reviewing and implementing program curricula and training for EFNEP NEs. Communicates effectively both verbally and written correspondence to Extension and Program Administrators. Participate in program specific partner, University, Extension training and professional development meetings, conference assigned by Program Team Director and Division leader that may require overnight travel.

5% – Essential – Maintain professional image and represents CU in a positive manner that reflects the goals/mission of the University and Cooperative Extension Service; maintains compliance and safety with all facilities in required areas, follows Clemson University, Extension, Program Team and National program policies and guidelines.

Required Qualifications

Education - Master's Degree Experience - Demonstrate organizational and project management skills and supervision. Licenses - Drivers License Class D normal < 26,000

Preferred Qualifications

Education - Doctoral / Professional Degree in Human Nutrition, Public Health, Family and Consumer science and/or related field. Experience - Familiarity and experience working with different-socio-economic audiences and commitment to the principles of diversity. Demonstrate use of technology in implementing and managing projects.

Travel Requirements

Overnight Travel

Equal Employer Statement(s)

Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to people of all ages, regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status and is an equal opportunity employer.

About Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service

Clemson Cooperative Extension helps improve the quality of life of all South Carolinians by providing unbiased, research-based information through an array of public outreach programs in youth development; agribusiness; agriculture; food, nutrition and health; and natural resources. With offices in all 46 counties of the state, Extension works to help support South Carolina’s $46.2 billion Agribusiness (agriculture and forestry) industry; strengthen families and communities; improve stewardship of natural resources and the environment; strengthen connections between people and their food; and expose South Carolina youth to opportunities in agriculture, science, technology, engineering and math.