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Health and Nutrition Coordinator

  2020-10-16     Northern Arizona Council of Governments     Yavapai County     21.83 hour  
Description:

In order to be considered for an interview, you must complete and return the NACOG Employment Application by 4 pm of the position closing date. The application is located on our website at https://www.nacog.org/employment-opportunities.

Once completed please either email, fax or mail back the application to the information on the top of the application. We are looking forward to receiving your application.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Working under general supervision and with moderate difficulty, this position is responsible for providing assistance in the planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the Health and Nutrition program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists with planning, implementing monitoring, and evaluating program activities, to ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards, Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) requirements, and any other related requirements
  • Develops comprehensive training and technical assistance in the areas of health, nutrition, and food service
  • Conducts nutrition assessments as needed to ensure compliance Develops community partnerships  to meet the health and nutritional needs of  children and families
  • Collaborates on menu and recipe and development to ensure that food service providers’ menus comply with all applicable standards and regulations
  • Assists with the development and implementation of Individualized Care Plans, including CACFP-compliant menu modifications that meet individual nutritional needs Assists with training and monitoring of nutrition consultants
  • Provides nutrition education for parents children, and staff, to ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards and CACFP requirements
  • Represents  the Health and Nutrition program at local, state, and regional levels

Other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Health, Nutrition or other related field of study; and three years’ experience in conducting health and nutrition assessments; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Fingerprint Clearance Card, Level I
  • Motor Vehicle Report (annually)

CERTIFICATES & LICENSES:

            Health and/or Nutrition Certification (preferred)

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Head Start Performance Standards
  • State childcare licensing regulations
  • Health and nutrition

GENERAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Analytical thinking
  • Communication (written and verbal)
  • Community partnership/stakeholder development
  • Cultural competence
  • Discretion
  • Initiative/innovation
  • Mentoring/training competence
  • Organizational skills
  • Problem solving skills

TRAVEL REQUIRED:  

X  < 5%       □ < 25%         □ < 50%        □ < 75%      □ 100%

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Physical Activity:   Frequent sitting, listening, talking, reaching, walking, standing, finger use, grasping, feeling and repetitive motion.  Occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and lifting.

Physical exertion:   _X_ Sedentary;   ___ Light;   ___Medium;   ___ Heavy;   ___ Very Heavy.  Work involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amounts of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body; involves sitting most of the time.

Visual requirements: Close visual acuity for compiling and analyzing data; viewing a computer screen; and reading.

Working conditions:  Not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

NACOG is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by the state, federal, or local law. NACOG is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individual with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.


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