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(Re-Announcement III)
Department: CREES
Pay Level & Step: 01, 12, 16/Steps 01-02
Annual Salary: $15,818.92 - $33,554.40
Location: As Terlaje Campus, Saipan
Opening Date: December 13, 2021
Closing Date: December 27, 2021 or Until Filled 
(Re-Announcement III)
Department: CREES
Pay Level & Step: 01, 12, 16/Steps 01-02
Annual Salary: $15,818.92 - $33,554.40
Location: As Terlaje Campus, Saipan
Opening Date: December 13, 2021
Closing Date: December 27, 2021 or Until Filled 

Overview

Nature of the Position

The Extension Aide is a staff member of the Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research, Extension and Education Service(CREES) located on Saipan and is employed primarily to provide food and nutrition education to the community, especially limited resource individuals and families. The position is under the direct supervision of the Nutrition and Health Programs Program Leaderor her designee.

Minimum Qualifications

Extension Aide I:

  • Graduation from High School.

Extension Aide II:

  • Graduation from High School
  • 30 College Credits
  • Two (2) years of experience in extension, teaching, community outreach, or related field.

Extension Aide III:

  • Associate’s Degree in Human Ecology or related-field
  • Four (4) years of experience in extension, teaching, community outreach, or related field.

All post-secondary education degrees must be from a U.S. Department of Education recognized and accredited institution. All candidates must have a demonstrable ability to work with various College stakeholders in a respectable and collegial manner.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must have strong computer background including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, and database,preferably Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software applications.
  • Must be able to operate a vehicle and have valid CNMI drivers license.
  • Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • Able to communicate effectively with students, staff, faculty, and other college stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills and a high attention to detail.
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks while maintaining composure under stressful conditions.
  • Completes and prioritize tasks accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Takes initiative and works both independently and cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Able to present information in clear and professional manner.
  • Contributes and promotes a positive and professional working environment and relationship with the college community and promotes a positive representation of the CREES Department and NMC.
  • Provides effective phone etiquette and customer service skills.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participates in Program Review and Outcomes Assessment (PROA) activities.
  • Prepares for and delivers consumer food and nutrition life-skills education in group and individual settings as well as educates the community through various mediums such as educational publications and curricula, radio, television, social media, andother forms of mass media.
  • Completes accurate family records, collaborating agency listings, group attendance records, teaching plans, etc.
  • Recruits and enrolls low-income individuals with young children into the EFNEP program as well as deliver general food andnutrition education in community settings.
  • Assists in the planning and preparation of the CREES Plan of Work as well as the annual accomplishment report.
  • Assists with the implementation of the NCD Strategic Plan and other initiatives done in collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Develops food and nutrition education materials such as brochures, bulletin boards, and newsletters.
  • Assists with organizing and conducting workshops and presentations in the areas of food and nutrition education.
  • Confers with immediate supervisor regarding program needs, clients’ progress, and related matters.
  • Collaborates with internal and external partners in order to address the appropriate goals and objectives described in theCREES POW (Plan of Work).
  • Enters data into EFNEP reporting system
  • Assist with the implementation of Nutrition & Health Program competitive grants as needed.
  • Participates in in-service training programs as required.
  • Provides effective phone etiquette and customer service skills.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Additional Information

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Must have visual acuity for the purposes of reading computer screens, manuals, labels and other printed materials.

This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 lbs.

Work Environment

The Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment may vary.

Conditional Requirements

This position is classified as Exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and is “Not Covered”: Is not eligible to receive overtime payment for each hour worked in excess of forty (40) within the given workweek.

How to Apply

Employment application forms are available at the Human Resources Office of the College and a pdf. file can be downloaded from our website: NMC Employment Application Form using Adobe Acrobat. Please submit the following documents to the HR Office: Complete employment application form, detailed Resume, Authorization for Release of Prior Employment Information/Consent to Background Check, and copies of all college transcripts (all official transcripts are required upon hire). Optional: Cover Letter. ***The Employment Application must be completely filled and all required documents must be submitted by the closing date. The Human Resources Office may NOT PROCESS and may REJECT any application deemed incomplete. Reference to “See Attached Resume” will not be accepted.

All post-secondary education degrees must be from a U.S. Department of Education recognized and accredited institution. It is our requirement that degrees be from a U.S.-accredited college or university. Foreign degrees may be accepted when accompanied with a credential evaluation report. A listing of authorized evaluation reports can be obtained at the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) website at http://www.naces.org/

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification (I-9) document form upon hire. Police/court clearance will be required upon job offer

NOTICE:
NMC perpetually solicits applications for full-time faculty or part-time (adjunct faculty) in all teaching disciplines. Qualified individuals interested in teaching (online or on-site) are encouraged to apply. All applicants must include transcripts from all post-secondary educational institutions attended, together with a resume and a completed and signed application for consideration.

Subject to availability of funds 

Applications must be submitted by 4:30pm on the closing date. If there are no qualified applicants or the set of qualified applicants is deemed an insufficient pool, the closing date will be extended for two-week periods for further submission and review of applications until the search is closed. Deadlines that fall on a non-business day will be extended to the next business day. 

 

 

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