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UVM Extension is Hiring a Nutrition Educator

University of Vermont Extension is hiring a 0.75 FTE Nutrition Educator that serves Rutland County, providing services to eligible pregnant women, youth, and families through the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). EFNEP is a Federal Extension program that uses education to support participants’ efforts toward self-sufficiency, nutritional health, and well-being. Nutrition Educators teach hands-on nutrition, cooking, and physical activity education to low-income Vermonters.

High School diploma and one to three years’ related experience is required. Strong interpersonal skills are needed, and ability to work with diverse and under-represented groups. Computer and electronic communication skills needed. Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, and have an ability to travel, primarily within state. Must possess a commitment to fostering and supporting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment for all.

To learn more or to apply, visit, posting number S4639PO, and complete an application along with a resume, cover letter, and references. Position is open until filled.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any category legally protected by federal or state law.

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