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CalFresh Community Education Specialist 3 (Garden Coordinator) - Redding, CA, Job ID 57675

County Location: Shasta County

Date Posted: August 11, 2023
Closing Date: Until Filled

Under the direction of the Nutrition Education Program Supervisor, the Cal Fresh Healthy Living Nutrition Education Program Community Education Specialist 3 is responsible for the coordination of the Cal Fresh Healthy Living Nutrition Education Program focusing on delivery of nutrition education, partnerships and Policy, Systems and Environmental (PSE) changes with low-income communities and underserved populations. This includes supervising, training, and guiding nutrition education extenders, developing and implementing yearly work plans, evaluating work plan goals and objectives, and writing reports. This person will coordinate efforts and serve as a liaison with other agencies providing related services in Shasta, Tehama and Trinity counties, build and maintain formal and informal coalitions of partners, tailor special nutrition education and PSE projects, and maintain subject matter competence. This person will coordinate with nutrition education staff within the Shasta Cluster (Shasta/Tehama/Trinity) to strengthen successful regional nutrition education approaches and interventions and develop new strategies to meet regional program goals. Incumbent will build and maintain an informal network of partners, align special nutrition education projects with UC approved curricula and educational materials, develop news releases and news articles, and maintain subject matter competence.

The overall goal of the above program is to promote healthy lifestyles for low-income students, parents, adults and families. This is accomplished by direct teaching and extender training on practical nutrition, food resource management, food safety, and the importance of physical activity. This position will promote, in all ways consistent with other responsibilities of the position, the affirmative action goals established by the Division. 

Lower level will be considered: This position is posted as a Community Education Specialist 3 but a Community Education Specialist 2 may be considered depending on the level of experience of the hired applicant.

This position is a career appointment that is 100% fixed.

Pay Scale: $45,700/year to $61,500/year.

Job Posting Close Date: 
This job is open until filled. The first application review date will be 08/25/2023.

This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.

The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check. This is a designated position requiring a background check and may require fingerprinting due to the nature of the job responsibilities. UC ANR does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time.  Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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