Community Food Strategies Program Associate
|Time-Limited Appointment Length||1 yr. funding with possible extension depending on funds|
|Anticipated Hiring Range||Commensurate with Experience ($41,000 - $45,000)|
|Work Schedule||Monday - Friday / 8am - 5pm (some evening and weekend work required)|
|Description of Initiative||
The Community Food Strategies Initiative is an initiative of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) that builds alignment across new, emerging and existing food systems initiatives, weaving together local activities into a statewide plan that reflects local priorities.
|Essential Job Duties||
The primary purpose of this position is to provide oversight and support of the development of a new statewide Farm-to-Fork Action Plan as part of the Community Food Strategies Initiative (CFS) that is a continuation of the work led by the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) in 2010. The individual in this position will assist the Program Coordinator in planning, designing, conducting, and evaluating various elements of the F2F2 Project and associated programmatic operations. Other duties include relationship development and cultivation of statewide partnerships and in local community engagement activities. This individual will support ongoing community-based local food systems work of CEFS by contributing to the work of the Community Food Strategies team that is working to complete the Farm-to-Fork Action Plan Project and supporting food council development across North Carolina. Responsibilities will include:
This position will also support ongoing community-based local food systems work of CEFS.
Bachelor’s degree; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
|Departmental Required Skills||
Success applicant must have excellent organizational, interpersonal, computer, project management, presentation, and writing skills are required. The applicant must be capable of doing all the described activities independently. Applicant must be knowledgeable of food systems generally, and ideally of North Carolina food systems in particular.
Qualified candidates will possess and have demonstrated the following skills and abilities:
|Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education||
|Required License or Certification||
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NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.