Job Vacancy Nutrition Education Program Assistant Purdue University

Job title: Nutrition Education Program Assistant

Company: Purdue University

Job description: Job Summary

Schedule, recruit and conduct group and individual educational sessions on basic nutrition, budgeting, physical activity and food safety. Maintain a caseload of program participants as specified in the program criteria. Using an approved curriculum, teach food and nutrition and physical activity-related subject matter to limited resource audiences in person and virtually. Work closely with the Regional Supervisor in program implementation. Conduct a pre-and post-test evaluation in program implementation.

***This position is part-time .50 FTE, located in Jefferson/Switzerland Counties***


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Must pass ServeSafe certification exam based on provided training within first year of employment, or have previous ServeSafe certification.
  • Must have valid driver’s licenses “Must be able to speak, write, read and thoroughly understand English language.
  • Basic Reading, Math and Writing skills.
  • Ability to travel to and from agencies, homes, and the Extension Office.
  • Must be able to regularly lift and carry 10-20 pounds and occasionally up to 30-40 pounds.
  • Must have the ability to walk upstairs as well as lift and carry boxes up and down stairs. Basic Computer skills required; must have basic familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and ability to navigate and operate internet-based applications and websites. Knowledge of video recording and editing software.
  • Must be skilled in Webex, Zoom, YouTube and Google Classroom.
  • National Nutrition Certification and all Purdue University training such as Title IX Mandatory Reporter and CITI trainings are required.

Additional Information:

  • All new hires will be expected to follow Protect Purdue guidelines. To learn more, visit
  • To learn more about Purdue’s benefits summary
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply


Typically requires a high school diploma/GED


Minimum of 4 years of experience

FLSA Status


Expected salary:

Location: Indiana

Job date: Sat, 09 Jul 2022 23:28:49 GMT

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