Under the direction of the Family Nutrition/Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program Director, and in collaboration with other Family Nutrition Services Unit staff, serves as WIC and Community Nutrition expert participating in population-based nutrition interventions to prevent diet-related chronic disease and improve health for all Alaskans:
Developing, implementing, and evaluating the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP).
Monitors local level CSFP certification, food ordering, inventory, record-keeping, receipt and distribution systems, and food packaging operations.
Assists and supports the development of food authorization standards and authorized food lists according to federal regulations and state policies.
Assists with WIC program evaluations.
Functions as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) Coordinator by supporting and monitoring the activities of the SNAP-Ed grantees.
Assists to identify and distribute nutrition references, current literature, and other tools for improving nutrition education services including WIC Composition of Medical formulas references.
May require frequent travel within the state.
This position offers the capacity to work from your home within Alaska, in an office setting in your local district office, or a hybrid of both work settings if you prefer.
Apply through Workplace Alaska:
Position closes on 2/2/2022 at 5:00 PM Alaska
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aids or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at P. O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State
of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.