Supervising & Staff Development Educator

Michigan State University Extension

Position Overview

This position provides leadership to MSU Extension Nutrition and Physical Activity program and paraprofessional staff by leading efforts related to the recruitment and initial onboarding of new staff and oversees continuing education and development for existing staff.

You will learn grant compliance requirements, approved curriculum, and policy, system, and environmental change strategies to allow you to effectively coach staff in implementing appropriate nutrition and physical activity education. You will be responsible for guiding and coaching staff as they implement and evaluate the multiple Supplemental Nutrition and Physical Activity Program Education (SNAP-Ed) approaches, including direct and indirect education and policy, system, and environmental change efforts within the community.

You will work with staff and identify community partners to implement policy, systems, and environmental change opportunities, while providing policy, systems, and environmental change coaching with partners in the community.

Although negotiable, there will be space available for this position to work from the Kalamazoo or Ionia County MSU Extension office.

Apply for Ionia position:

Apply for Kalamazoo position:

This position may be eligible to utilize a flexible environment, however, there is an expectation to work from a MSU Extension county office.

The needs, responsibilities, and opportunities of an individual’s position and office location drive the ability and amount of work-location flexibility.

Minimum Qualifications (see full description for complete list of requirements)

  • Master’s degree related to human resources/staff development and/or management, nutrition, health promotion, kinesiology, exercise science, or public health.

Application deadline is 7/15/2024.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer, committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. Michigan State University Extension employment opportunities are open to eligible/qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodations.

The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

More jobs in: