Extension Program Instructor
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St. Clair County, MI
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Health Program Instructor
Provides leadership and oversight of local programs, clients and participants, related to MSU Extension (MSUE) Health work team and as part of the Health & Nutrition Institute (HNI); the position includes delivering social-emotional and community behavioral health education in the county; oversees and ensures program/project promotion and expansion activities; assists with data gathering for impact evaluation efforts; and works in conjunction with supervisor, program participants and community partners to attain both short- term and long-term goals and objectives. Through supervisor, works in concert with the MSUE Health & Nutrition Institute and the MSUE Health work team to ensure alignment of programs with overall goals of work team, Institute and Organization.
Community-based and online programs this position may implement in the local community include Stress Less with Mindfulness, RELAX: Alternatives to Anger, Mindful Educators, and other one-time presentations available from MSU Extension that are research- and evidence-based. The person in this position will receive training to implement and evaluate the programs.
Minimum Qualifications (see full description for complete list of requirements)
· Bachelor’s degree in social work, human development and family studies or related field.
· Knowledge and at least two years of experience in program delivery within community-based settings providing health education to diverse populations.
· Combination of education and specific, relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
·Awareness and knowledge of Cooperative Extension health education programs.
· Demonstrated ability and skill in educational program planning, implementation and evaluation.
To view the full position description and required qualifications, please visit the applicable Michigan State University careers page at careers.msu.edu. Search for posting number 676135 using the Job Search field.
Applicants are asked to provide a current resume, cover letter and four (4) professional references (at least two prior supervisors) including email addresses.
Application deadline is 10/27/2020.
MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer, committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. Michigan State University Extension employment opportunities are open to eligible/qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodations.
The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.