Skip to Main Content

Instructional Specialist (ETE) (Lakeside, Southern Navajo County, AZ)

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying to the opening.  To apply to the position, please click the Apply to this Job link/button.

If you would like to bookmark this position for later review, click on the Bookmark link.  If you would like to print a copy of this position for your records, click on the Print Preview link.

Position Details

Position Information

Title Instructional Specialist (ETE) (Lakeside, Southern Navajo County, AZ)
Department Navajo County Office (1539)
Location Outside of Tucson
Position Summary

This position will assist County Extension & the Extension Program Coordinator in the development and presentation of a nutrition and physical activity program for children, families, and seniors. This position will work directly with these individuals as well as community site directors and leaders. There will be travel involved and a flexible work schedule will be required. This position is located in Lakeside, Navajo County, AZ.

This is an Extended Temporary Employment (ETE) position. For further details on this type of position at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assist in the development and presentation of subject matter in nutrition, physical activity and gardening for SNAP eligible participants (youth, adults, and seniors) through workshops, training sessions, and community events.
  • Assist and/or organize, promote, coordinate, and conduct nutrition, physical education, and gardening programs in Southern Navajo County. Answer inquiries and provide information relating to the completion of reporting forms and program related meetings, materials, and record keeping. Compose newsletters, prepare reports, and fulfill other related functions related to the conduct of the assigned nutrition education program for Southern Navajo County communities.
  • Initiate and participate in needs assessments for nutrition, physical activity, and gardening activities.
  • This position requires a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation upon employment.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • Demonstrated knowledge of teaching principles, practices and procedures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of organizational skills (record keeping, filing, marketing, etc)
  • Demonstrated knowledge in community coalition and asset building.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in obtaining needed resources.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in person, by email, phone, etc
  • Skill in the use of MS Office and using the Internet.
  • Ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy.
  • Access to reliable transportation upon employment.
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, four years of progressively responsible instructional or subject work experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Word processing, spreadsheet, and computer skills
  • Demonstrated general cooking knowledge.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Effective communication skills
Full Time/Part Time To be determined.
Number of Hours Worked per Week 20 - 40
Job Category Non-Faculty Academic and Instructional
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $10.50 - $13.50 Per Hour
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S24231
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date 01/08/2018
Position End Date (if temporary) 01/08/2020
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Mary Bradley

LaVerne Vinyard

Open Date 11/09/2017
Review Start Date 11/28/2017
Close Date 06/30/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Internal Postings
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, four years of progressively responsible instructional or subject work experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents