Washington State University

Tacoma, WA

WSU Extension EFNEP Program Leader Community Nutritionist Job ID JL1558 posted on 07/23/19

Salary Range:
Salary is commensurate with available funding and the candidate’s academic and professional qualifications.

Starting Date:

Position Description

The WSU Extension Youth and Families Program Unit is seeking a dynamic, inspired, and highly qualified professional to provide leadership, vision, educational programming, planning, development, implementation, and direction of the Statewide EFNEP program and Pierce County nutrition programs in collaboration with educators, partners, and the community. The EFNEP nutrition education program is a federally-funded, national capacity program with a required state match.

Minimum Qualifications

Earned Master’s degree in in nutrition, dietetics, family and consumer sciences, family economics, family resources, community nutrition, or public health at the time of application. Two years of experience in developing, delivering, and managing nutrition education programs. Ability to communicate ideas effectively through written, verbal, and technology when relating to a variety of audiences

Desired Qualifications

Ph.D. in nutrition, community nutrition, or public health, or closely related discipline. Bilingual in English and Spanish. Strong program leadership and management skills. Experience authoring scholarly products, including peer-reviewed journal articles, Extension publications, national presentations and other products. Experience in personnel management including supervising and leading paraprofessional staff. Demonstrated resource acquisition skills in grants, gift development


LeAnne Riddle

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