Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council is a non-profit organization formed by the Native American Tribes of Wisconsin. We serve all WI tribes by providing administration of grant-funded programs either directly or with sub grants. Programs serve a range of functions from Children to Elders. Our Mission is: To Enhance the quality of life for all Native People.
Program Director Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP-ED)
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Program (SNAP-Ed) Program Director is responsible for the management or overall SNAP-Ed operations including planning, implementing, and evaluating nutrition education in accordance with state policies and federal guidelines. The Director ensures collaboration with tribal agencies and programs to provide nutrition education to low-income residents (targeting FoodShare Wisconsin participants) in a culturally relevant manner. This position collaborates with the WIC Program Director on a regular basis. Daily attendance is an essential job function. Frequent travel is required.
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This is a full-time salary/exempt opportunity with a primary worksite of Lac du Flambeau, WI. Requires frequent travel for the purposes of attending community and program related activities. This position has a salary range of $24.70 - $26.75 per hour (based on experience) with benefits including Annual/Personal Leave, Holiday Pay, Health, Dental, Life, STD and LTD Insurance, FSA and 401(k) Retirement Plan. Background check and drug screen are required before employment. Due to COVID-19, a period of self-isolation may be required if relocating to the area.
Qualifications: An equivalent combination of experience and education that would provide the required knowledge and abilities may be considered. Required: Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics, Nutrition Science, community or public health, or related field. Previous experience related to food and nutrition education. Minimum three years of experience in public health nutrition and/or nutrition management. Preferred: Demonstrated skill in ability to plan, implement and teach. Experience with Native American Tribal organizations and/or not-for-profit agency desirable. Grant writing and funding experience. Individual must possess: excellent verbal and written communication skills; professional demeanor and appearance; problem solving skills; ability to manage time effectively; self-motivation skills; work effectively under pressure; ability to build positive work relationships with internal and external customers; ability to interact professionally with a wide variety of people. Individual must be able to apply advanced reasoning skills to problem solving and use basic and advanced mathematical skills. Must possess valid driver’s license and/or reliable transportation with adequate insurance and ability to travel.
**Only the most qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. Background check and drug screen are required prior to employment. Due to COVID-19, a period of self-isolation may be required if relocating to the area.
Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council (GLITC) is an equal opportunity employer applying Native American Preference as defined in Title 25, U.S. Code, Section 44-66 and 47, and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. It is the policy of GLITC to provide employment, compensation and other benefits related to employment based on qualifications of the job applied for, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, veteran status or disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law. As an equal opportunity employer, GLITC intends to comply fully with all federal and state laws and the information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. Disabled applicants may request a needed accommodation from the representative of the Human Resource Department, PO Box 9 Lac Du Flambeau, WI 54538 or phone (715) 588-1069 or (800) 872-7207
Closing Date: open until filled
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