UC ANR Seeks Community Nutrition, Health, and Food Systems Advisor (Concord, CA)

Posted on May 17, 2023
UC ANR Seeks Community Nutrition, Health, and Food Systems Advisor (Concord, CA)
Position Title: 
Community Nutrition, Health, and Food Systems Advisor #23-05
Applied Research and Extension
Location Headquarters: Contra Costa County, Concord, CA
Position Summary:
The University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) offers a unique recruitment opportunity for a UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Community Nutrition, Health, and Food Systems Advisor. The Advisor will implement an innovative extension education and applied problem-solving research program for the East Bay (including Contra Costa and Alameda counties).
Education: A minimum of a Master’s degree in Public or Community Health, Nutrition or other closely related fields is required at the time of appointment.
Additional Requirements
• A background investigation including fingerprinting and a criminal history clearance by the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This position is subject to the requirements and compliance of the California’s Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA). Employment within UC ANR is contingent upon securing written acknowledgement to comply with California law.
• Ability and means to travel on a flexible schedule as needed, proof of liability and property damage insurance on vehicle used is required. Must possess valid California Driver's License to drive a County or University vehicle.
• Experience and/or expertise in whole child health (physical, social-emotional) and/or social determinants of health (including healthcare, transportation, built environment, workforce development, public safety, nutrition security, climate health, etc.).
• Ability to work with clientele across a wide range of socio-economic classes and ethnicities is essential.
• This is not a remote position. Must be available to work onsite.
Skills Required
• Deep understanding of key concepts related to community health and nutrition. Ability to design and implement a program that leads to positive changes and impact within the community and beyond.
• Demonstrated excellence in written, oral and interpersonal and information technology communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to demonstrate cultural sensitivity and humility, and to share complex information in a manner tailored to the audience.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a team member with others. Able to adapt as circumstances warranted.
• Aware and willing to actively promote diversity, equity and inclusion.
• Demonstrated commitment to ongoing self-improvement. Ability to shift program focus as times and organizational needs change.
Desired Experience
• Passion and desire to pursue a career in Cooperative Extension and community development.
• Experience in successful Cooperative Extension programming or community development.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively plan, manage teams and implement a research program, including setting measurable goals and objectives.
• Experience and/or expertise applying equity-driven values and approaches in racially and culturally diverse communities
understanding and experience with practice of inclusion.
Salary & Benefits
Salary: $71,200 - $94,000. Step placement is based on applicable experience and professional qualifications. Refer to https://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/358478.pdf
Benefits: Comprehensive benefits including health insurance, retirement plans, two days per month paid vacation, one day per month paid sick leave, and paid holidays. Refer to https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html
To apply, visit: https://apptrkr.com/4191393
Closing Date: To assure full consideration, application packets must be received by June 19, 2023 – (open until filled)
Contact Tatiana Avoce
email: tavoce@ucanr.edu