Assistant/Associate Agent-Family and Consumer Sciences/Nutrition Educator

Job Description:

Primary Domicile will be St. James Parish.

Provide leadership for planning, implementing and evaluating family development and nutrition education programming. Agent/Nutrition Educator will work with families, volunteers, local agencies and program advisory committees to execute a well-balanced family and consumer sciences and nutrition education program. In regards to nutrition education programming, employee will provide nutrition education to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants or eligible participants in St. James and Ascension parishes. Family and Consumer Sciences programming will be performed in both St. James and Ascension parishes as well.

Minimal Qualifications:

BS Degree in Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Nutrition & Food, or Vocational education or closely related field. Reliable transportation. Record of successful programming in rural and/or urban communities; demonstrated ability to work with various socio­economic and ethnic audiences and experience developing public-private community partnerships, a plus.

How to Apply:

 Interested applicants must complete a Southern University employment application (click here) , cover letter, resume and official college transcript(s). 

Point of Contact:

Hazel Myers

(225) 771-2275 

The Southern University System (System) is an equal employment opportunity employer and serves as a model employer for individuals with disabilities.  The System does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, disability, age, or pregnancy, and prohibits harassment of any type. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the SUS. Please inform if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in this application process.



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