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Job Detail: Health and Nutrition Program Leader

University of Minnesota Extension, Program Leader, Health and Nutrition

This Program Leader position leads the Health and Nutrition program area in the Extension Center for Family Development. The Program Leader provides leadership for a dynamic team of master’s level Extension Educators located across the state who conduct innovative work through informal education, using both direct education and policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) methodology. Audiences for the programs vary considerably, and include individuals, families, and professionals who serve families. Our PSE efforts include working in partnership with neighborhoods, school districts, food pantries and municipalities. Over half of the families that we serve are new immigrants, culturally diverse, economically diverse, and/or underserved audiences. 

The Program Leader position supervises 12 Health and Nutrition Extension Educators and educational staff located throughout Minnesota. The person in this position is responsible for supervision of all of the programmatic efforts of the Health and Nutrition team, ensuring that programs meet defined strategic goals, are research-informed, high quality, and are impactful. The Program Leader is also responsible for program resource management and development, budget oversight and pursuing external funding to advance programs. The Program Leader is also responsible for developing effective and meaningful program and administrative partnerships that advances the Extension mission, the goals of the Health and Nutrition area, and creates new opportunities for staff and programs. This position applies subject matter knowledge in managing complex and diverse academic, education, research, and business operations.

Job description is available here.


About the job

Location St. Paul, MN
Field Education
Time Full-time
Date 07 July 2019

About the company

Company name University of Minnesota
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Form Company
Employees 0-10


Phone (612) 625-5000


Street 100 Church St.
City Minneapolis
District Minnesota
Zip 55455
Country United States