WSU EXTENSTION SNAP-ED: Instruction & Classroom Support Tech 2- Union Gap, WA

Employer: Yakima County WSU Extension

Job Description:

255N-YN_CS_NPS - Instruction & Classroom Support Technician 2
Business Title:

SNAP-Ed Yakima County ICST2
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Employee Type:

Job Family:

Civil Service and Non-Permanent - OT Eligible
Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

Under the direction of the Yakima Ext. SNAP-Ed Program Manager, the Yakima SNAP-Ed Program Assistant is responsible for the implementation of culturally sensitive and inclusive nutrition education and Policy, Systems, and Environmental (PSE) interventions for SNAP-Ed qualifying audiences in Yakima County. This includes facilitating basic nutrition and wellness related classes; coordinating, implementing, and monitoring program activities that directly relate to Policy, Systems, and Environmental (PSE) nutrition and physical activity outreach; and evaluating programs by collecting applicable data and reporting on the progress of each program area. The Yakima SNAP-Ed Program Assistant position also builds relationships with the community and works closely with other SNAP-Ed staff, Extension staff, and community partners to build obesity prevention programming for qualifying audiences in Yakima County. This position ensures that all activities meet the needs of the local community and are appropriate within SNAP-Ed and WSU guidance.

Required Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s Degree with major study in specific instructional area; or equivalent education/experience.

Work, education, or lived experience directly in line with program goals and equivalent to 3 years.

Experience or knowledge in using a wide variety of computer programs including Outlook and Word for daily work activities.

Ability to work a flexible, yet structured schedule with occasional night and weekend shifts to meet the needs of program partners and grant requirements, including the ability to work most Sundays during the months of May – October.

Washington State Food Handler’s Permit, or able to obtain one within 30 days of hire.

Valid driver’s license and ability to travel within targeted counties.

While using a private or WSU‐owned vehicle for official business, must have current drivers license.

Employment is contingent upon passing a background screening.

Preferred Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in a related field or 4 years work or lived experience in community outreach, nutrition, physical activity, or other related field.

Demonstrated ability with communication and interpersonal skills, including demonstrated ability to work effectively with a wide variety of adults and youth, including low-income, drug/alcohol recovery patients, and many others.

Experience working with diverse cultures, genders, sexualities, religions, etc.

Experience in English/Spanish bilingual/bi-cultural spoken language with youth and adults.

Demonstrated ability to work constructively in both a team environment and independently, especially in the development of innovative projects.

Demonstrated ability to organize and use time effectively. Experience maintaining records of work activities and preparing reports.

Experience creating and managing partnerships within a community.

Additional Information:

Area/College: WSU Extension

Department Name: SNAP-Ed

City, State, Zip: Union Gap, WA 98903

Department Link:

Monthly Salary: 100% FTE $3,558.00 to $4,777.00 A-M Range 44 |

Monthly Salary: 80% FTE $2,846.40 to $3,821.60

Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases in accordance with WAC 357-28 OR applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.

WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes: paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.

For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for classified staff visit: Find total compensation here:

FTE: 80%

Position Type: Permanent

Posting Screening Date: This position has been posted as Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will being on Wednesday, March 22, 2023.

Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must upload the following documents to their online application. External candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/CV” section of your application. Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/Cover Letter” section of your application.




Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files. Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible. Applicants will be requested to provide contact information for professional references within the online application.

Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

Time Type:

Part time
Position Term:

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

Contact Person: Holly Lacell
Phone: 509-574-1600
Location: Yakima County, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: $2,846.40 -$3,821.60 /MO

Posted on March 15, 2023

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