Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Senior Program Coordinator Supervisor for the Department fo Family Community Health Science. The position provides leadership and oversight to the SNAP-Ed program in Camden and Gloucester Counties, serving as the administrator regarding all associated operations and activities related to the SNAP-Ed program in Camden and Gloucester Counties. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – Education (SNAP-Ed) is a federally funded grant program that supports evidence-based nutrition education and obesity prevention interventions and projects for persons eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) through complementary direct education, multi-level interventions, and community and public health approaches to improve nutrition.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Organizes, administers, and coordinates all aspects and multiple facets of SNAP-Ed activities and manages the day-to-day administration and operation of the Camden and Gloucester Counties program; which includes but is not limited to outreach, events, processes, communications, site/participant recruitment, managing data and budget, and managing/training/supervising staff .
Builds, maintains, and strengthens partnerships between FCHS and schools, businesses, community groups, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit entities throughout Camden and Gloucester Counties to support FCHSSNAP-Ed programming.
Serves as a liaison with various public and private institutions and agencies to assess program requirements, modifications, and innovations to maximize community outreach.
Manages existing and seeks additional resources for SNAP-Ed outreach and will advance FCHS's civic engagement work through participation in professional networks and at conferences locally, regionally, and nationally.
Trains and supervises all staff responsible for SNAP-Ed outreach to plan, promote, implement, and evaluate nutrition and physical activity programs that utilize direct education and policy, systems, and environmental change strategies with measurable impacts.
Interacts extensively with the University and local communities, representatives from the State of New Jersey Department of Health, the general public, and both internal and external organizations to design, deploy, and coordinate communication and market efforts designed to reach and engage current and prospective collaborating partners.
Supports the SNAP-Ed regional director with regional administrative oversight as needed, including budget reviews, project management, and social media/marketing.
Leads coordination and execution of on-site evaluations of programs and data management, assess program progress, and prepare appropriate recommendations for review by the FCHS Educator.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in nutrition, health education, public health, food policy, family and consumer sciences, or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Highly proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher).
Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands; a valid driver's license would be required for this position.
RDN or CHES preferred.
Experience implementing community health promotion and behavior change programs.
Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, and have experience working with diverse groups/clientele.
Experience working with limited resource, urban populations preferred.
Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher).
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Ability to carry program materials and supplies, including audio-visual equipment.
Ability to arrange set-up of class space (move tables and chairs).
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.