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Michigan State University(MSU) Extension Community Nutrition Instructor in Michigan

div class="video"iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/d4nOSa6xLy8 " style="max-width:560px; width:100%; height: 315px;" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen/iframe/divh3Working/Functional Title/h3 Kalamazoo Community Nutrition Instructor h3Position Summary/h3 As part of the MSU Extension Health and Nutrition Institute (HNI), with support from the HNI Supervising Staff Development Educator, District Director and Institute leadership, the Extension Community Nutrition Instructor is responsible for the delivery of nutrition and physical activity education programs. In this role, you will conduct both in-person and virtual/online, or a combination of both, education programming created with a diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) lens, with eligible youth and adult audiences that also supports growth and understanding of critical issues facing these audiences, as defined by federally funded grant programs, including but not limited to SNAP-Ed (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education) and/or EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program). In addition to direct education with participants, you will provide policy, system and environmental (PSE) coaching within community sites, develop and maintain community partnerships for programming opportunities, work to identify and remove barriers from participation, and gather, review and enter data for impact and evaluation efforts. You will support the Health and Nutrition Instituteand#8217;s efforts in diversity, equity and inclusion, with a special emphasis on reaching diverse populations. Working in collaboration with internal teams, you will identify and enhance programming tools and delivery strategies. The overall goal of MSU Extensionand#8217;s nutrition and physical activity programming is to attain both short-term and long-term goals as defined by the applicable grant that improve nutrition outcomes for eligible audiences throughout Michigan. While focusing on federal grant compliance, you will work in concert with the MSU Extension Health and Nutrition Institute and work teams to ensure alignment of programs with the overall goals of work teams, MSU Extension Health and Nutrition Institute and the organization. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential elements vital to the culture MSU Extension endeavors to cultivate. This position will provide nutrition and physical activity programming in Kalamazoo County. Coverage area could expand beyond defined coverage area with online programming options. There will be space available to work from the Kalamazoo County MSU Extension office. Characteristic Duties/Responsibilities style="list-style-type: square" liUsing specific, approved curriculum this position plans, organizes, and delivers nutrition and physical activity education programs, both in-person and virtually/online, or a combination of both, to eligible audiences in the assigned community(ies) based on needs, interests, demographics and abilities of participants, while also supporting growth and understanding of critical issues facing these audiences./li liIn alignment with SNAP-Ed grant guidance and using specific, approved interventions and approaches, provides policy, system and environmental (PSE) coaching within community sites./li liIn alignment with EFNEP grant guidance, collaborates and engages with community partners to enhance PSE change efforts through community collaborations./li liWorks collaboratively on internal teams to engage in efforts to identify and enhance nutrition education, physical activity education, and PSE materials and delivery strategies. and#160;/li liCollaborates with the appropriate MSU Extension Institute work team(s)./li liUnderstand the commitment to equal access and op

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