Program Assistant

The Program Assistant should be indigenous to the community and possess knowledge of the community’s infrastructure and culture. The hired individual will be required to teach basic nutrition/food safety/thrifty food shopping/food preparation/physical activity (training will be provided), to network with other individuals and agency representatives, to work with others, to recruit participants and to learn nutrition and nutrition-related information as outlined in the project. Classes are taught using standardized curriculum materials based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and will be taught to low-income adults with children and to youth in grades 1 through 12. This position will teach participants in Lucas County.

For complete position description and online application instructions, please go to and search by Job Opening Number 457530.  To assure consideration you must apply by February 23, 2020.  The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.