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Netter Ctr Elem Nutrition Education University of Pennsylvania

  • Date Posted December 05, 2018
  • Location Philadelphia, PA
  • Category Education
  • Job type Full-Time
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University Overview
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News and World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview
The School of Arts and Sciences forms the foundation of the scholarly excellence that has established Penn as one of the world’s leading research universities. We teach students across all 12 Penn schools, and our academic departments span the reach from anthropology and biology to sociology and South Asian studies.

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Netter Center for Community Partnerships


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Position Type

Full Time


Position Schedule

M-F, Occasional Evenings and Weekends





Position Length

Contingent Upon Funding


The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a major component of the University-Assisted Community Schools (UACS) program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships. AUNI coordinators work as part of a team with other Netter Center UACS staff. AUNI engages, educates and empowers youth, university students, and community members in a comprehensive approach to community health improvement, particularly improvement in nutrition and obesity. AUNI coordinators specifically focus on the following activities: nutrition education initiatives within public schools and community, year-round youth development programming, improving access to quality foods for students within partnering public schools and community, increasing activity and exercise levels, and increasing awareness and understanding of food systems.

This position is anchored in partnerships with public school teachers in schools to develop and deliver effective curricula and programming, supervising a peer education youth crew, and developing and supporting community partnerships to help implement and expand the work. AUNI Coordinators support Penn Student Engagement via collaboration with ABCS courses. AUNI coordinators also work with undergraduate fellows, work-study students and volunteers to help develop, implement and expand this work. There are weekly and monthly documentation and reporting requirements with time-sensitive deadlines. Occasionally, staff are asked to work evening and/or weekends. Flexibility with weekly schedule is necessary.Position is contingent on continued funding.



  • A Bachelor’s Degree and 1 years to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Experience and training in nutrition or health education related subject is preferred. Experience in K-8 urban educational settings is preferred. Demonstrated experience of ability to work collaboratively with school and community based organizations.
  • Drivers license strongly preferred.


Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.


Special Requirements

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Compensation this position is : salaried, varies DOE, $35,684.00 - $49,958.00 Work visa This employer is willing to sponsor a work visa for international applicants Application instructions
This job expired on February 03, 2019
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