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Job Title: Health and Nutrition Issue Leader
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Organization: Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County
Posted: 10/22/2019
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Canton,  NY    USA
Position Description: This position will serve as the Health and Nutrition Issue Leader for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of St. Lawrence County and is responsible for providing in-depth leadership for the assessment, development, planning, implementation, management and evaluation of the Health and Nutrition Program. The individual will represent Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County before the public, community leaders, government officials, grant funders and Cornell University in conjunction with program area responsibilities. The Issue Leader is responsible for the effective management of resources available to the program and for assuring accountability and affirmative action requirements are met as part of Association and grant requirements. Responsible for grant writing to meet Associations’ priorities. Will connect with other Associations and Cornell faculty/area teams to examine and develop regional efforts in program and research related to Extension mission, priority programs and issues. The Issue Leader will develop and facilitate local community task forces/networks to bring together agencies with the goal of combining resources for local programming, cutting back on duplication of services while increasing services available to the community. Will maintain existing community partnerships and collaborations already in place to help bolster community and economic development. This position participates as a member of the Association’s Management Team sharing responsibilities for overall Association programming, governance and operations. The Issue Leader supervises staff working within the Health and Nutrition program area and will provide oversight to staff working in the region.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Nutrition, Health Education or Public Health with 4 years related experience. A relevant Ph. D. may substitute for 2 years’ experience. Three (3) years of experience providing direct employee supervision. Experience with windows-based software including use of the internet and Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, and Excel. Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position. Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate. Ability to transport/move supplies and equipment, climb stairs with or without reasonable accommodation. Demonstrated experience in effective supervision and management. Demonstrated experience with fund development, management and grant writing. Demonstrated experience and ability to work independently and as part of a team with internal and external partners at multiple levels within organizations and across communities.

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 11/21/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Badra Rouhi,  Health and Nutrition Issue Leader
Contact Location: 2043B State Highway 68

Canton   NY  13617
Contact Location: 2043B State Highway 68
  Canton   NY  13617
Contact Phone: 3153799192 225
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Contact Email:
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How to Apply: All applicants must apply online, visit:

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