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WIC Nutrition and Breastfeeding Program Manager – Schenectady,
Schenectady County is seeking a full time qualified and experienced incumbent
responsible for providing oversight for the nutrition and breastfeeding
education components of the WIC program at CCE of Schenectady County.
Nutrition and Breastfeeding Program Manager also provides participant-centered
nutrition education to WIC participants utilizing a variety of methods.The Manager performs administrative
responsibilities, including but not limited to staff supervision, ensuring
participant confidentiality and managing data collection utilized by the
program.The Manager is responsible for
promotion and support of breastfeeding activities through oversight of the
Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program. The Manager works independently and with
limited supervision influencing policies and decisions for the CCE Schenectady
WIC program and its constituents.
degree in nutrition or related discipline plus experience relevant to the role
of the position.
to meet the occasional travel requirements associated with this position. A
valid NYS driver's license with the ability to drive and driving record
acceptable for Association insurance coverage are required.
to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as
to working in limited income urban settings with diverse program participants
in their surrounding communities.
& Management Skills – Ability to manage and provide oversight to the
Association’s WIC nutrition education program. Ability to exercise frequent
discretion and independent judgment in managing programs and employees.
Skills – Ability to effectively manage, develop, deliver and evaluate related
programs. Ability to serve as an effective liaison to WIC governmental
constituents to ensure program compliance and success. Serve as an effective
subject matter resource for program staff, participants, outside organizations
and others. Ability to recruit, engage and motivate program participants.
Maintain program participant and volunteer data confidentiality. Ability to
effectively participate in professional team efforts.
& Marketing Skills - Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in
writing with the public, program participants, employees and others.Ability to generate a credible media presence
in the community. Ability to effectively market program through social, print
and other media, resulting in robust program participation. Ability to relate
effectively to co-workers, community and professional leaders.
Skills - Proficiency or ability to learn and effectively use software including
use of the internet, program related software, and Microsoft Office Suite
including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel.
Environment – In addition to the Working Conditions; the work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential
functions. This position works in a typical office environment with occasional
lifting, moving and transporting program materials. This position requires the
ability to work in a busy open office with occasional to frequent distractions
and opportunities to demonstrate positive collaboration amongst staff, program
participants and the public.
year experience providing education to breastfeeding individuals.Must attend a 40-hour lactation counselor
course within the first year of employment or hold the International Board of
Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) credential.
Lactation Consultant (CLC) or IBCLC credentialed.
with a variety of program delivery methods to reach individuals and groups in
youth and adult audiences and ability to integrate youth and adult development
principles into educational activities.
with the community in which the work will take place and ability to utilize
program resources within the community.
a full-time, exempt position. Excellent benefits, based on eligibility,
- Vacation, Sick and Personal time
- Paid Holidays
- NYS Health Insurance Program
(including Dental Insurance)
- NYS Retirement
- Long-term Disability Insurance
- Voluntary Tax Deferred Annuity
- Voluntary Flexible Spending
- Voluntary Group Universal Life
- Voluntary Personal Accidental
- Voluntary Legal Plan Insurance
- Voluntary Long Term Care Insurance
- Voluntary Auto and Homeowner’s
- Voluntary Pet Insurance
- Voluntary New York’s College
applications must be received on-line by November 22, 2019.Position
closing dates may change based on Association needs.
To Apply & For Further Details: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/CCE-of-Schenectady-County-WIC-Nutrition-and-Breastfeeding-Program-Manager---Schenectady--NY_WDR-00021250
Cornell Cooperative Extension is a
collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of
Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per
NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate
governmental agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities
listed and not with Cornell University.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an
employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and
Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse
perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Last updated November 14, 2019