Coordinator, SNAP Ed

  • Reno, NV, USA
  • Apr 23, 2021
Full time Admin-Clerical Management

Job Description

Coordinator, SNAP Ed




Extension, Southern Clark - University of Nevada, Reno


The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:


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Job Description


The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a full-time administrative Faculty position as the SNAP Ed Coordinator. The position will be located in Clark County, Las Vegas, Nevada. This position will coordinate and oversee the administration of the University of Nevada, Reno Extension statewide Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program (SNAP) nutrition education and policy, systems and environmental (PSE) change interventions in implementing counties under the supervision of the Associate Director of Extension. The SNAP Ed Coordinator will have the primary responsibility for the coordination of SNAP-Ed work plan among Extension specialists, county-based staff and faculty, sub recipient agencies and subcontracts; application submission, and reporting in accordance with SNAP-Ed grant requirements; and will assist with planning, guidance, and evaluation.


Required Qualifications


Bachelor's Degree and two years of related work experience; or a Master's Degree and one year of related work experience.


Related Experience: Grant work, coordinating complex government programs, working with nutrition-based programs


Preferred Certification and Licensure


Registered Dietitian (RD) or Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) credential (or ability to complete within 6 months) and licensed to practice in the state of Nevada, as required by law.


Preferred Qualifications


Knowledge of general methods and techniques of social research, planning, and evaluation.


Knowledge of database structure and functions.


Ability to make oral and written presentations on the analysis of a project.


Ability to communicate with professional and administrative personnel.


Skills in advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access and PowerPoint) and Google applications.


Ability to use data analysis software (SAS, Stata, SPSS, etc.) desired.


Experience with supervision of staff, basic HR policies and procedures.




Travel within the state with some overnight stays to implement programming and assist/educate/monitor and provide project support to grant personnel and Extension Educators.


Out-of-state travel required for conferences and meetings.


Some nights and weekends.


Compensation Grade




Total Compensation


The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit:


Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program


The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada.


Department Information


Extension is an outreach arm of the University, funded by county, state and federal dollars, that extends unbiased, research-based knowledge from the University of Nevada, Reno to residents of southern Nevada. For more information, please visit the following site:


For questions, please contact: Shannon Horrillo, Hiring Manager,





Full-Time Equivalent



Required Attachment(s)


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2) Cover Letter


3) Contact Information for Three Professional References


4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.


This posting is open until filled


Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.


Posting Close Date


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Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.


University of Nevada, Reno


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Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.


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