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Job ID: 235610

Educator, Program
Alcorn State University

Date Posted May 6, 2024
Title Educator, Program
University Alcorn State University
Lorman, MS, United States
Department College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Community Health
    Nutrition and Dietetics
Job Summary
The incumbent plays a vital role in delivering Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) initiatives, providing engaging nutrition education, promoting healthy eating habits, and encouraging physical activity in various community settings.


Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of SNAP-Ed educational components, programs, and processes Excellent teaching, facilitation, and communication skills
  • Strong decision-making skills Attention to detail
  • Ability to work with diverse populations and adapt teaching methods to suit different learning styles
  • Strong interest in community health and nutrition.
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and able to work both independently and within a team
  • Ability to travel extensively, as required 


Essential Job Functions

  • Delivers nutrition, food safety, and physical activity lessons using approved SNAP-Ed curricula.
  • Facilitates hands-on food demonstrations and activities to promote healthy eating. 
  • Collaborates with the SNAP-Ed Coordinator, teachers, community partners, and stakeholders to implement programs effectively. 
  • Maintains accurate records of program delivery, participation, and outcomes, and contribute to reporting. 
  • Participates in ongoing training and professional development opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned 



  • Bachelor’s degree in nutrition, health education, public health, or a related field preferred. Candidates with other undergraduate degrees may be considered if they possess position relevant credentials or relevant work experiences.
  • 1 year experience in community-based education, health promotion, or working with underserved populations is desirable.

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