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Extension Assistant - NEP (Platte County)

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Extension Assistant - NEP (Platte County)
Department/College/Unit Eastern NE Res & Ext Center - Northeast District-0943
Requisition Number S_170611
Posting Open Date 09/07/2017
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
09/22/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

Transform lives by Teaching (planning, designing implementing) and evaluating effective educational programming in basic nutrition, food safety, food preparation and food resource management for limited resource audiences in assigned region. Must be able to access learner at appropriate places and times. Ability to travel within service area. Position is located in Platte County.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in nutrition, family and consumer science education or closely related field. Must be a self-starter with excellent organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to teach in informal non-traditional settings. Ability to keep accurate records and prepare reports. Knowledge of word processing necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Excellent interpersonal, communication, leadership and teamwork skills. Knowledge of spreadsheet, presentation and data management software preferred. Previous experience with program implementation and evaluation a plus. Experience working with low-resource families preferred.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required Yes
Physical Required No
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment/random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary $35,816/yr
How to Apply

Click on “Apply for this Job”. You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will be required to attach your resume, cover letter and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

Jill Goedeken, Asst Extension Educator, Nebraska Extension in Platte County, jgoedeken2@unl.edu, 402-563-4901

Job Category (old) Managerial/Professional
Job Type Full-Time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5) Evenings and weekends may be required on occasion
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? Yes
If Temporary, indicate end date
Planned Hire Date:
Appointment End Date

Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents