job announcement -- Coordinator, Farmers' Market Nutrition
sl142 at cornell.edu
Thu Apr 5 11:21:26 PDT 2001
Cornell University Cooperative Extension -- New York City Programs is
recruiting a Coordinator for the Farmers' Market Nutrition Program. If
you are interested in applying, please forward your resume to Gloria Roman
(contact information provided below). If you know someone who may be
interested and eligible, please forward.
CORNELL UNIVERSITY COOPERATIVE EXTENSION NEW YORK CITY PROGRAMS
Nutrition and Health Issues Area
TITLE: Coordinator - Farmers Market Nutrition Program
LOCATION: 16 East 34th Street and various Farmers Market and
agency sites in
New York City
TERM: April 15 - September 30, 2001 (Temporary, paid
SUPERVISED BY: Nutrition and Health Issue Leader
Serve as citywide coordinator for Cornell University Cooperative Extension
-NYC Programs (CUCE-NYC) nutrition education activities in the Farmers'
Markets Nutrition Program (FMNP), including training and supervision of
program staff, student interns and volunteers. Work with CUCE-NYC Nutrition
and Health Coordinators, Program Associates and Program Assistants to
develop, implement and evaluate program.
PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION: 30%
· Coordinate all FMNP planning, development, implementation,
management and evaluation efforts in collaboration with identified CUCE-NYC
staff, Cornell faculty and Statewide Extension specialists, student
internship directors from various universities, Farmers' Market managers,
WIC Coordinators and Senior Center Directors.
· Provide, adapt and/or develop information and materials to support
development of required reports, including documentation of outcomes and
PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION AND MANAGEMENT: 65%
· Coordinate the FMNP effort on behalf of CUCE-NYC
· Provide subject matter and/or process skills expertise to support
CUCE-NYC nutrition education activities in the FMNP
· Participate in hiring/selection process, including
recruitment/interviewing, for interns, Community Educator Assistants and
volunteers as appropriate.
· Provide in-depth orientation and ongoing in-service subject
matter/process training of Nutrition and Health Community Educator
Assistants, student interns and/or volunteers as well as external
agency/organization staff as assigned. Develop and/or adapt materials to
support training efforts. Prepare written reports documenting training
· Develop and/or adapt materials to support program delivery as
assigned (e.g., nutrition education materials, tracking tools, staff
management tools). Document effectiveness of those materials.
· Occasional direct teaching at farmers markets and other locations
· Work with EFNEP Area Coordinators, ESNY Program Coordinator and
other staff to provide supervision of CUCE-NYC Community Educator
Assistants, student interns and volunteers, including on-site visits and
completion of individual assessments.
· Work with Nutrition and Health Coordinators and staff to plan,
coordinate and manage CUCE-NYC nutrition education activities for the
Farmers' Market Nutrition Program.
· Maintain linkages with Cornell faculty and/or Statewide Extension
Specialists, university internship coordinators, WIC Coordinators, Senior
Centers Directors, market managers, community staff and CUCE-NYC staff to
allow for successful program implementation.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: 5%
· Participate in orientation and staff development programs as required.
· Bachelors degree (Master's degree preferred)
· Subject matter competency in Food and Nutrition, Nutrition
Education, Public Health Nutrition or Health Education
· Computer proficient (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Internet)
· Between three (3) and five (5) years progressively responsible work
experience including training and supervision of staff.
· Demonstrated experience in problem-solving, effective supervision
and possessing a variety of skills/abilities to enable one to work with a
range of individuals.
· Demonstrated experience in project or program management, including
coordination and implementation.
· Ability to work as a team member
· Demonstrated proficiency in writing and oral presentation skills.
· Knowledge of New York City communities and/or experience working
with limited-resource audiences.
· Ability and willingness to travel through New York City boroughs.
· Some weekend work required.
Cornell University Cooperative Extension
16 East 34th Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10016
(212) 340-2928; ger3 at cornell.edu
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