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Community Outreach Manager II (Extended Temporary)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Extension and Outreach

Posting Number: req12113

Department: Nutritional Sci Wellness - RES

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The mission of the School of Nutritional Sciences & Wellness (SNSW), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Arizona, is to lead in providing cutting-edge Research, outstanding Undergraduate and Graduate Programs, and Cooperative Extension activities that advance the discovery and translation of the roles of nutrition in optimizing health and wellness for people in Arizona, the nation, and the world. SNSW takes a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach in discovering, integrating, extending, and applying knowledge of nutritional science to promote optimal nutritional status, health, wellness, and wellbeing.

This is an Extended Temporary Employment (ETE) position.

The School of Nutritional Sciences & Wellness is seeking applicants for the position of Community Outreach Manager II. This position will coordinate resources, personnel, and activities across the University of Arizona's Culinary Medicine Program while ensuring project milestones are accomplished.

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 and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinates development
    and delivery of culinary medicine experiential and service-learning activities
    in the community.
  • Coordinates the development
    and publication of an Open Educational Resource in Culinary Medicine, including
    but not limited to content development and/or editing.
  • Develops and maintains strong
    relationships with community partners using a Community Advisory Board approach.
  • Oversees annual project budget
    and monitors and approves project-related expenditures.
  • Coordinate with faculty and staff colleagues to
    plan and implement long-term vision of the culinary medicine program including
    identifying new partnerships and sources of funds to continue beyond 2 years.
  • Additional duties may be assigned.

Knowledge of:

  • Grant and contract administration processes and procedures
  • Effective English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar
  • Issues facing the charitable food system/non-profits focused on health/food in Arizona
  • Community-engaged outreach models


  • Proactive, strategic, and detail-oriented work with a strong commitment to quality, efficiency, and effectiveness
  • Excellent organization
  • Ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds - cultural competency
  • Grant writing and other technical writing


  • Work with people from a wide variety of cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Collaborate with others and work effectively in a team environment
  • Work independently with minimal supervision while prioritizing workload to meet deadlines
  • Community engagement

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained
through professional level experience required and a minimum of 5 years of related work experience, including 2 years of
managerial experience, or equivalent combination of education and work

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in Public Health.

Minimum of 5 years of work experience collaborating with non-profits, NGOs, institutions of higher education, health care systems, and state and local government agencies to develop and deliver health and nutrition-focused programs.

Federal and foundation grant writing and management experience.

Project management experience.

Program evaluation experience.

Prior experience developing culturally responsive programs and policies to address health-related issues, particularly among low-income and medically underserved populations.

Prior experience writing for professional and lay audiences on health-related topics, including policy briefs, book chapters, scientific publications, and/or outreach publications.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Outreach and Community Engagement

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Cmty Outreach

Job Function

Outreach & Community Engage

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Expected End Date: 10/31/2024

Contact Information for Candidates

Melanie Hingle

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

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. As an Hispanic-serving institution, 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 provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. 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.

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