Position Summary: Under the direction of the Nutrition, Family, and Consumer Sciences (NFCS) Advisor and Manager, the Community Education Supervisor 2 is responsible for supervision of day-to-day operations of the UC CalFresh Program in Fresno & Madera Counties. This includes supervision of Community Education Specialists. This supervision includes writing and conducting performance evaluations and conducting staff training, as well as recruiting new staff.
The supervisor is also responsible for implementation of the program according to the approved SNAP-Ed Joint Work plan with the local Department of Public Health and Catholic Charities. The position includes program development and implementation, administrating, strategic management, and evaluation. The Community Education Supervisor 2 will assist in developing and managing the CalFresh budget in consultation with NFCS Advisor and Manager and in accordance with the funders' requirements and ANR policies and procedures.
This position will promote, in all ways consistent with other responsibilities of the position, the affirmative action goals established by the Division.
Special Conditions of Employment: Travel Travel outside of normal business hours
Other Special Conditions of Employment: Must possess valid California Driver's License to drive a County or University vehicle. Ability and means to travel on a flexible schedule as needed, proof of liability damage insurance on vehicle used is required. Reimbursement of job-related travel will be reimbursed according to University policies.
Employment is contingent upon successfully clearing the FBI/DOJ background check both from the Department of Justice and the FBI, prior to the first day of UC Employment.
Child Abuse Reporting Statement: California law requires certain individuals to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect. This position is identified as a 'mandated reporter' because of its association with youth. The complete statute can be found online at: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=pen&group=11001-12000&file=11164-11174.3
As of January 1, 2014, ANR is a smoke- and tobacco-free environment in which smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes), is strictly prohibited.
Job Close Date: 4-4-2018
Duty 1: Directly supervise up to 12 full-time Community Education Specialists. Mentor and train other Community Education Specialists and volunteers/extenders as appropriate. Provide training and oversight on program procedures, curriculum and teaching methodology, and oversee their teaching in the field. Administer performance requirements of staff schedules, and adherence to federal program and university policy and procedures. Coordinate staff performance improvement work plans with Staff Personnel Unit (SPU) Labor Relations, NFCS Advisor, Manager, and County Director.
Schedule observations with staff to evaluate performance and progress. Conduct regular staff meetings as part of a management team. Review reports to establish program goals. Provide instruction, tools and training to staff to organize and plan effective use of time for recruiting, training and supporting adult and youth extenders, promoting the program, collaborating with partners, preparing for teaching, teaching the target audience, traveling to sites, and preparing reports. Ensure that staff paperwork and reports are submitted in a timely manner. Counsel staff regarding challenges that affect or interfere with work duties and any performance issues. Monitor and document progress.
Work with SPU to recruit and hire new Community Education Specialists as needed. Monitor unit Human Resource and Medical files in accordance with University policies. Provide on boarding to new unit personnel and on-going training to the entire unit. Track training progress and assess unit needs for additional training. Function:Supervision, Recruitment & Training Percent: 40
Duty 2: Provide community leadership through collaboration with agencies and community groups that provide service to or work with low-income populations. Lead community advisory councils, school wellness/coordinated school health committees and events. Organize community partners to assist program staff in contacting and recruiting program adult and youth participants, especially those underserved by UC CalFresh, as well as those with special needs. Work with students, interns, and volunteers as required for program implementation. Function as consultant to unit and administration. Oversee development and delivery of classroom instruction, e-learning programs, participant enrollment, program delivery, and content and curriculum fidelity. Communicate with state office in regard to curriculum issues/adaptation needs to meet client needs. Communicate successes in written and social media forums following program/University guidelines. Oversee training needs assessments. Function:Program Development Percent: 30
Duty 3: Assist NFCS Advisor and Manager with development and oversight of yearly Workplan and budget. Document and report on fiscal and programmatic progress on a monthly and/or quarterly basis per state office procedures.
Assist NFCS Advisor and Manager with development and implementation of procedures to monitor compliance with funder guidelines for nutrition education delivery. Collect and compile yearly enrollment and evaluation data from nutrition education volunteers/extenders to measure program delivery and effectiveness as directed by USDA and state office.
Assist NFCS Advisor and Manager with preparation of required reports, community demographics, and state reports. Function:Budget and Data Analysis Percent: 20
Duty 4: Assist NFCS Advisor and Manager with securing, implementing, and adapting educational materials and curriculum, and establishing outreach methods appropriate and acceptable for the target audience. Participate in professional development activities to strengthen nutrition education competencies.
Assist NFCS Advisor and Manager with training CES and volunteers/extenders (including professional and para-professional agency staff, educators, interns, and volunteers), and Community Education Specialists on approved curriculum content and nutrition education teaching methodologies which are respectful of the diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds represented by participating adults, families, and youth. Assist with and/or conduct interactive workshops for low-income adults and families using approved curriculum. Function:Program Implementation Percent: 10
Job Requirements Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Community Nutrition, Business, Education or related field and/or equivalent experience in Public Health, Community Nutrition, and/or Early Childhood Education (ECE) training/teaching
Strong knowledge and experience of community health education and/or training and development programs
Experience coordinating, supervising and managing community education program
Effective organizational skills, decision-making and ability to prioritize activities to meet program and fiscal compliance goals
Demonstrated ability to work independently
Strong public relations and marketing skills in building partnerships and coalitions
Experience working with ethnically diverse communities and economically challenged populations
Knowledge of socio-ecological model and spectrum of prevention framework.
Knowledge and experience implementing Policy, Systems and Environmental interventions. Required
Experience working with school district administration and/or high level district personnel
Knowledge and experience with food safety requirements, food demonstration skills and gardening skills.
Knowledge and experience with SNAP-Ed funding guidelines and meeting compliance standards
Experience or knowledge of Human Resources policies and practices required to maintain confidential files, recruit, hire and train staff Preferred
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