- Puyallup, WA
- Remote/Hybrid Work Options Available
- Full time
- Job Requisition ID
Title:1448-NN – Extension Coordinator Senior
Business Title:SNAP-Ed Statewide Retail Access Coordinator
Location:PUYALLUP RESEARCH AND EXTENSION CENTER
Employee Type:Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family:Administrative Professional – Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The SNAP-Ed Statewide Retail Access Extension Coordinator Senior is responsible for development and implementation of policy, systems and environmental approaches to improving access to healthy foods among low-income populations. This includes collaborating with local, regional and statewide SNAP-Ed programs and partners to conduct needs assessments; mapping, identifying gaps in options for using SNAP benefits in retail settings; supporting retail partnerships and implementation of successful strategies to improve access to healthy foods in retail settings; serving as a representative on the statewide Fruit and Vegetable Incentive Program Community of Practice; and communicating with local, regional and statewide policymakers. This position works closely with other Extension staff, SNAP-Ed staff, and community partners to ensure that activities meet community needs and are appropriate within FNS guidance for SNAP-Ed programs.
This is a temporary position expected to end on September 30, 2023. Renewal is dependent on satisfactory performance and annual background check, the need for Extension to complete the project and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.
A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant extension program discipline and three (3) years of related program experience. A Masters degree in a related field may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Related program experience includes public health, nutrition, education, urban or regional planning, community development.
Ability to travel regionally, statewide, and occasionally out of state.
Ability to work a flexible, yet structured schedule with occasional nights and weekends.
While using a private or WSU-owned vehicle for official business, must have current automobile liability insurance (meeting requirements described in RCW 46.30.020 and RCW 46.29.090) and possess a valid driver’s license
Employment is contingent upon passing a WSU background screening.
Lived experience, or experience working with diverse communities using a strengths-based approach, showing sensitivity to those who experience poverty, racism, marginalization, and trauma.
Strong commitment to social and environmental justice and working toward improving food and social systems.
Experience assessing community needs and evaluating community projects.
Proficiency with computer software applications such as ARC GIS, email and Microsoft Office.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, especially in the development of innovative projects.
Demonstrated experience working successfully as a team member.
City, State, Zip:
Puyallup, WA 98371 with Remote/Hybrid Work Options Available
$5,000.00 – $5,400.00 | Commensurate upon qualifications and experience.
Temporary End Date:
This is a temporary position expected to end on September 30, 2023. Renewal is dependent on satisfactory performance and annual background check, the need for Extension to complete the project and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment. Funding has been renewed successfully for several years and we expect funding to continue to be renewed.
Screening Begin Date:
This position has been posted as Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will begin November 23, 2022.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
2) Cover Letter
Time Type:Full time
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