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EDUCATOR, SHAWNEE, OK

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Position Title:

Community Health Promotion and Eagle Adventure Educator

Reports to:

Diabetes and Wellness Program Director & OKTEP Supervisor

Status:

Full Time

Work Site:

Shawnee, OK

Position Summary

The purpose of the position is responsibility for the in-school Eagle Adventure Program, after-school health and tutoring along with multiple other aspects of activity-based interactive nutrition education through community outreach efforts to promote wellness within the Absentee Shawnee Tribe service area under the supervision of the Diabetes and Wellness Program Director and Oklahoma Tribal Engagement Partners (OKTEP). Continuation of position is contingent based on availability of grant funds.

Essential Functions

Satisfactory job performance will be determined by successful execution of the following:

  • Preparation and implementation of Eagle Adventure diabetes prevention program for youth to achieve positive health and nutrition outcomes. Additional emphasis on school policy systems and environmental change, after-school programming, camp, and community activities.
  • Demonstrate and participate in healthful food choice and tasting activities alongside youth.
  • Demonstrate and participate in physical activity alongside youth.
  • Document progress and program impact through Eagle Adventure pre/post tests and all other documentation/reports required by Absentee Shawnee Tribe Diabetes and Wellness Program and OKTEP.
  • Assist in creating evidence-based educational materials and/or utilize existing evidence-based, research-tested, practice-tested, or emerging-evidence materials to support the delivery of educational programs to youth and adults.
  • Collaborate with Tribal, OKTEP staff, school system, and other community partners to organize and provide nutrition and physical activity events for SNAP and FDPIR eligible individuals such as day and overnight camps, field trips, health fairs, as well as recruitment of potential Eagle Adventure schools, etc.
  • Exhibits excellent communication and organization skills in order to coordinate educational events; serve as an effective team member of OKTEP, Absentee Shawnee Tribe Diabetes and Wellness Program, and other Oklahoma SNAP-ED Implementing Agencies.
  • Travel to sites outside of assigned workstation when needed.
  • Will work non-traditional work schedule dependent on program needs.
  • Mentor new educators as assigned.
  • Regular attendance is required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Continuation of position is contingent on availability of grant funds.
Requirements
Education
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in family and consumer science, nutrition, education, public health or related field.
Experience
  • Two (2) years experience working with elementary age youth or in a Tribal Youth Program.
  • Experience in curriculum and program development preferred.
  • Experience participating in community based research preferred.
  • Experience working in Tribal communities preferred.
Knowledge & Skills
  • Knowledge of acceptable standards of community nutrition and health promotion principles and theories.
  • Knowledge of age appropriate teaching/counseling techniques, skills necessary to successfully manage a classroom, good communication and interpersonal skills with children and parents; punctual, prepared, and professional.
  • Proficient in public speaking with groups of youth and adults; effective written and verbal communication skills in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • Ability to communicate and accept varied lifestyles, healing methods and practices.
  • Knowledge of safety and risk management concepts and standards.
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate with healthcare professionals to ensure compliance with safety policies and procedures.
  • Skill in organizing multiple projects including planning, goal setting and prioritizing, in order to manage projects effectively.
  • Ability to communicate courteously and effectively with health care professionals as well as the public, both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of privacy act and maintenance of confidentiality.
  • Skill in use of computer and other office equipment including: Microsoft Office Suite and email; maintains knowledge of miscellaneous office duties including filing, copying, typing, and scheduling.
  • Ability to motivate oneself and work independently while also working in a team environment, works well with people in all types of situations.
Licenses & Certification
  • CPR certification or willing to obtain is required.
  • Serve Safe Certification or willing to obtain is required.
  • Must possess a valid Oklahoma State Driver’s License.
Ready to apply? Click on the APPLY TODAY tab!

Applicants please note, a complete application consists of:

  1. Cover letter addressing qualifications for position.
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae.
  3. List of 3 professional references with contact information including e-mail address and phone number.

The review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For questions about the position, contact Jill Fox by email at jillfox@oktep.com.

Now Hiring:
OFFICE MANAGER, STILLWATER, OK

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Position Title:

Office Manager

Reports to:

OKTEP Supervisors

Status:

Full Time (.75 FTE)

Work Site:

Stillwater, OK

Position Summary

Responsible for Oklahoma Tribal Engagement Partners (OKTEP) office management including financial and grant support for SNAP-Ed programming, administrative duties and assistance with human resources systems in coordination with OKTEP staff. 

Qualificaitons
  • Must be able to motivate oneself and work independently while also working collaboratively in a team environment. 
  • Proven resourcefulness and independence.  
  • Ability to perform advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, email, financial software such as QuickBooks, and data management software such as SPSS; maintains knowledge of miscellaneous office duties including filing, copying, typing and scheduling. 
  • Knowledge of labor law and human resources best-practices preferred. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.  
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion and tact.  
  • Proven ability to submit grant proposals to both governmental agencies and private foundations; ability to lead a multidisciplinary proposal preparation.  
  • Maintains good communication and interpersonal skills; people oriented, punctual, prepared and professional.  
  • Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License, reliable transportation and vehicle insurance.
Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related field 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working as an Office Manager or in a role with human resources responsibilities 
  • Experience in administration of benefits and compensation preferred

OKTEP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Continuation of position is contingent on availability of grant funds.

To ensure consideration for this position, application materials must be received by February 22, 2019, though the review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

For questions about the position, contact Teresa Jackson by email at teresajackson@oktep.com.

Responsibilities Include
  • Provide technical assistance regarding SNAP-Ed program guidelines.  
  • Coordinate all financial aspects of SNAP-Ed program (invoicing, reconciliation, travel reimbursements, accounts payable and purchasing).  
  • Maintain and track budget(s).  
  • Develop forms for administrative, budget and reporting use.  
  • Organize and maintain program administration files.  
  • Assist with writing and preparation of reports.  
  • Manage employee time and leave including preparation of payroll and online entry.  
  • Manage deliveries and mailings.  
  • Assist with record keeping, reporting and documenting activities related to SNAP-Ed. 
  • Assist with human resources services and systems including employee on-boarding processes, personnel files and records management.  
  • Responsible for coordination with and facilitation of OKTEP staff on the development of the SNAP-Ed grant proposal and other grant opportunities that support collective impact, policy, systems and environmental change efforts related to food and nutrition behavior change. 
  • Identify grant proposal opportunities from public and private entities than support SNAP-Ed programming and maintain a grants calendar with appropriate deadlines and due dates for all active and future grants.  
  • Facilitate grant proposal preparation process, including review, editing and coordination with OKTEP staff for final submission of the proposals.  
  • Gather documentation, write narratives and support Principal Investigators with grant proposal budgeting.  
  • Provide grant proposal feedback, guidance and revisions to staff via written and verbal communication.  
  • Ensure grant compliance with federal regulations, policies and best practices. 
  • Support grant compliance with post-award budget and narrative reports to funders and assist with regular protocol audits and monitoring.    
  • Assist with community activities with direct education, as needed.  
  • Assist with program evaluation, including worksheet and survey administration, as needed.  
  • Ensure compliance with federal and state legislative requirements, minimizing organizational liability.  
  • Serve as an effective team member of OKTEP and other Oklahoma SNAP-Ed Implementing Agencies. 
  • Travel to sites outside of assigned workstation when needed. 
  • Will work nontraditional work schedule dependent on program needs. 
  • Assist in maintaining cleanliness of work space and follow all food safety practices. 
  • All other duties as assigned.  
Ready to apply? Click on the APPLY TODAY tab.

Applicants please note, a complete application consists of:

  1. Cover letter addressing qualifications for position.
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae.
  3. List of 3 professional references with contact information including e-mail address and phone number.

To apply, please submit the following 3 items together as a PDF or Word document.

  • Cover letter addressing qualifications for position.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae.
  • List of 3 professional references with contact information including e-mail address and phone number.
Partial or incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Questions? Email us at info@oktep.com.

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