City of Oakland
Oakland, California
$4,724 - $5,800/Month
Feb 13, 2017
Mar 15, 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level

Your City. Your Career.

Are you looking to make a difference? To have a direct impact on your community?  When joining the City of Oakland, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to the community we serve, as well as to our employees.




Closes:  March 3, 2017 at 11:59 pm

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill a Head Start Health & Nutrition Coordinator vacancy within the Human Services Department. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, has the ability to multi-task, and has an educational background in Public Health and experience with overseeing and coordinating Health & Nutrition service areas.

The Head Start Health & Nutrition Coordinator will plan, develop procedures, oversee implementation and coordinate health, oral health and nutrition services for the Early Head Start/Head Start (EHS/HS) program, including on-site and home-based services; facilitate agreements with local health and nutrition providers to maximize services to enrolled children and families; provide support and direction to all staff related to monitoring and overseeing services to ensure consistent implementation of adopted agency policy; supervise assigned staff; and perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in public health, food and nutrition, dietetics or closely related field and 2 years of progressively responsible work experience in nutrition or public health delivering and/or coordinating services to children 0-6 years of age. Relevant work experience in a clinic, hospital or school setting or a public health department is highly desirable.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of:

  • State and federal regulations on community action and social service programs in the area of health, oral health and nutrition
  • Head Start Performance Standards, California Child Care Licensing and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program rules and regulations
  • Basic principles of program planning and implementation
  • Principles of personnel management, including supervision, training, monitoring and evaluation of staff
  • Data and records management
  • Public contact and community relations
  • Principles of training and development
  • Basic budget principles

    To apply and view current openings, visit our employment opportunities webpage at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm. You may also call (510) 238-3112 for information.  EOE

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