Posting Number STH001889P
Employee Category Temporary
Position Title EFNEP Nutrition Instructor
Location Idaho Falls
Division/College Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences
Department Eastern District
FLSA Status Overtime Eligible
Pay Range $14.00 per hour
Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Work Schedule Summary
This position is 30 hours a week. Employee will need to work the specified
numbers of hours per week.
Provide education and support for the Eat Smart Idaho Program in the areas of
nutrition, food safety, food resource management, and physical activity to
eligible, limited-resource participants including food stamp recipients, food
stamp eligible youth and adult audiences. This position will be based out of
Post Falls, Idaho.
We are looking for individuals wanting to join our team to work with our
families in need and help them discover a healthier lifestyle.
Job Duty Function Provide education and skill development to participants:
Teach approved curricula on basic nutrition, food safety, food resource
management, and physical activity to limited resource adult and youth
participants in group settings both in person and online (may include
conducting occasional classes with place-bound clients in their home).
Demonstrate food and recipe preparation techniques to participants.
Maintain and purchase supplies for implementing education.
Program Evaluation and Impacts
Complete and submit essential paperwork in a timely manner.
Maintain accurate and confidential records.
Inform supervisor about program progress and impacts.
Percentage Of Time 75%
Job Duty Function Actively recruit program partners and participants:
Work with a supervisor and agencies to identify low-income clientele who
would benefit from the program.
Maintain respectful and cooperative working relationships with agencies
Arrange for and schedule locations and dates to provide educational
Actively recruit eligible adults and youth to participate in scheduled
Percentage Of Time 20%
Job Duty Function Contributes to team effort:
Listen to and respect the ideas of others.
Assist coworkers to ensure quality and timely customer service. Share
information, expertise, and resources with coworkers.
Update or learn new technology and/or skills.
Assist with social media and other technology to enhance learning and
engagement strategies in and out of class.
Perform additional related duties as requested.
Percentage Of Time 5%
Experience using computers, software and the internet.
Experience cooking or preparing food and maintaining related
Must possess High School diploma, completion of high school equivalency or
Experience with low resource audiences and working cooperatively with
support systems, networks, and agency programs available for low-income
people/low resource audience.
Experience developing a lesson plan and teaching groups of people.
Knowledge or teaching experience related to nutrition, food safety, food
resource management and physical activity topics, guidelines and best
Ability to follow a curriculum including teaching and speaking publicly,
strong communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse
Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and give attention to
detail and maintain accurate records.
Familiar with the community where the position is located.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions
Must be able to teach or otherwise provide instruction of physical
activities including, but not limited to, marching, toe touches, squats,
and arm reaches/lifts.
Must be able to lift, carry, and/or otherwise move instructional materials
weighing up to 40 lbs. from vehicle to work site and from work site to
This position will require travel to multiple work sites in specified
areas of Eastern Idaho including travel for meetings and trainings. The
University of Idaho does not provide transportation for this travel,
employees must provide their own. University will follow applicable
policies if personal transportation is used, which may include
reimbursement at a pre-established rate.
This position requires the ability to work occasional weekends and after
regular business hours.
Posting Date 10/07/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Application review will be ongoing. The position may remain open until filled.
Schedules may have some flexibility. More information can be provided at the
time of an interview.
Eat Smart Idaho is a grant funded program and positions are subject to
continued funding. The grants funding Eat Smart Idaho programming have been
renewed annually for more than 20 years.
Eat Smart Idaho staff are required to maintain a professional image for the
betterment of the University of Idaho and Extension by acting as an advocate
of the Land Grant University and its role in Idaho, the counties and
communities; complying with the UI policy on affirmative action/equal
opportunity as stated in the Faculty Staff Handbook by contributing to the
University of Idaho Extension and local county Extension Affirmative Action
Background Check Statement
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates may be required to
pass a criminal background check.
The University of Idaho (U of I) is an equal opportunity and affirmative
action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and
staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly
encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of
its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces
diversity, U of I does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion,
national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression,
disability, genetic information or status as any protected veteran or military
status in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions and
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National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (website)
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Do you possess a High School diploma, completion of high school equivalency or GED?
Do you have experience using computers, software and the internet? Please explain.
(Open Ended Question)
Do you have experience cooking or preparing food and maintaining related equipment/supplies? Please explain.
(Open Ended Question)