Job: Team Coordinator for the Nutrition, Health and Wellness Program of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County (CCE-Tompkins)

CCE-Tompkins is working with nearly all components of local food systems in Tompkins County including use and consumption of healthy foods by all communities. The Nutrition Team Coordinator provides leadership and management of the nutrition, health and wellness related components of our programming. The Team Coordinator will:

  • Lead a team of 7 experienced staff implementing a range of educational programs designed to increase access to and appreciation and consumption of healthy foods for all communities, urban and rural, in the county.
  • Develop innovative new programming that builds on community assets to address community needs.
  • Collaborate with more than 20 other staff and hundreds of volunteers from other CCETC program areas and other stakeholders throughout the county and region to continue to strengthen local food systems.
  • Manage the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education in Communities Program and the Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program.
The successful candidate will have proven experience in working collaboratively with a team and other program leaders and in addressing important community issues with a diverse set of community actors. The Team Coordinator will serve as a senior member of the Association’s Management Group and will report directly to and work closely with the Executive Director. For a detailed description of position responsibilities, please see http://cce.cornell.edu/learnAbout/Pages/pa513.aspx

Qualifications:
Masters Degree plus related nutrition experience required.  Demonstrated ability to initiate, plan, implement, teach, and evaluate informal educational programs for diverse audiences.  Demonstrated ability to supervise and motivate staff and work effectively with individuals, teams, community leaders and volunteers.  Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral, written, and visual channels using traditional tools as well as electronic technology.

Knowledge of nutrition principles, theory, research, and applications.

Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package

APPLICATIONS will be reviewed beginning 04/30/10 or when an acceptable pool of applicants has been identified.
Send letter of intent, resume, and transcripts to PA#513, Box 26, Kennedy Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853.

**Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Cornell Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.
FOR MORE INFORMATION about Cornell Cooperative Extension:  http://www.cce.cornell.edu

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