Nutrition Education Coordinator

Position Title: Nutrition Education Coordinator
Employment Status: Half Time
Campus Biddeford, ME

Description: The Nutrition Education Coordinator is responsible for promoting nutrition-based education and active lifestyles to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) community members throughout York County.

Plan, coordinate and implement evidence-based nutrition and physical activity services in accordance with USDA guidelines for SNAP eligible community members in York County.
Deliver evidence-based services that help participants manage a healthy diet and an active lifestyle on a limited budget.
Promote appropriate educational strategies and implementation methods to reach and engage people eligible for SNAP support:
Cooking Matters and Shopping Matters classes
Classroom and garden-based nutrition education in schools
Help childcare sites adopt practices that support healthy eating and physical activity
Meet grant deliverables and expectations, including data collection and reporting requirements.
Promote nutrition and physical activity through social marketing materials.
Assist with evaluation, data tracking and reporting.
Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum of a Registered Dietitian (RD) or Master’s Degree in Public Health, nutrition or similar advanced training and experience, with at least three years relevant experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired.
Strong nutrition education experience and/or training.
Experience working with low-income populations.
Solid understanding of the emergency food system, federal and state nutrition benefits.
Excellent computer skills.
Demonstrated ability to work professionally and accurately within deadlines.
Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple assignments and priorities.
Strong communication skills: the ability to listen well, and speak and write effectively.
Possess a personable and approachable manner.
Ability to work with diverse people, and to build and maintain strong working relationships.
Ability to be a team player with high professional standards, a positive attitude and flexibility.
Requisite ability to travel throughout York County.
Valid Maine driver’s license and good driving record.