June 19, 2015 | Job Opportunities

1. Position: Contractor

Organization: Con Edison

 Posting Date: June 16, 2015

Con Edison is looking to fill a paid, full time hours, contractor position in the wellness group in the Occupational Health Department.

Occupational Health is looking for a candidate who can promote compliance and continuous improvement in the implementation of regulatory programs, such as Occupational Safety and Health Administration Asbestos Surveillance and provide quality assurance oversight for other regulatory requirements, such as Department of Transportation Commercial Driver’s License exams.

The successful candidate will also assist with the overseeing of the Occupational Health mobile medical units and coordinate with facilities personnel and third party vendors for the procurement of the medical trailer’s necessities.

The candidate will also assist with a variety of data analyses and presentations including but not limited to lost time, clinic utilization, employee medical data and wellness program participation.

Additionally, the candidate will assist in Occupational Health outreach events in and around the five boroughs and Westchester for seasonal flu vaccinations and walking and healthy eating challenges.

Requirements:

  • Have/pursuing MPH or related degree
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • An interest in corporate wellness
  • Ability to collaborate with other people and departments of all corporate, education and income levels, as well as work independently
  • Skilled in IBM SPSS, Microsoft Visio and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

If interested, please email your cover letter and resume by July 6th to friedlandj@coned.com.

2. Position: College Assistant

Organization: CUNY School of Public Health

 Posting Date: June 15, 2015

 Description:

The CUNY School of Public Health (SPH) is seeking a College-Assistant to provide administrative support in preparing the School’s self-study for reaccreditation and on other academic, faculty and administrative matters.  The College Assistant will Report to the CUNY SPH Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator (Academic Affairs Manager).

Campus Specific Information:

The College Assistant’s duties will consist of, but not be limited to, the following:

– Updating office databases, lists, and files to ensure completeness and accuracy

-Preparing, distributing and compiling electronic surveys and forms

-Collecting, validating, analyzing and summarizing school-related data using database management, and word processing software

-Preparing tables and charts using database, word processing and presentation software

-Gathering, reviewing and formatting course and other materials to assure accuracy, consistency and completeness

-Compiling, updating, maintaining and organizing electronic files

-Preparing meeting minutes

-Supporting curriculum and assessment processes

-Drafting routine reports as required by accrediting bodies and other documents

-Other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

-Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word

-Strong administrative and organizational skills

-Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy

-Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

-Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work cooperatively with diverse students, faculty, staff -and senior administrators

-Interest in academic higher administration is a plus

Hours/Duration:

-Up to 19 hours per week

-Maximum tenure for any employee in this hourly position is 1040 hours per year.

How to Apply

Please email resume, cover letter and contact information for at least two references to:

Email:  Robyn Gertner, robyn.gertner@hunter.cuny.edu

 

3. Position: Kitchen Teacher, PS 216, Brooklyn

Organization: Edible Schoolyard NYC

 Posting Date: June 19, 2015

 JOB DESCRIPTION

Edible Schoolyard NYC works to transform the hearts, minds, and eating habits of young New Yorkers through a seed to table education that is integrated into schools.

The Kitchen Teacher conducts regular cooking/nutrition education classes for students grade K­8, and assists in the maintenance and operation of a productive culinary classroom. The Kitchen Teacher also participates in outreach activities, including professional development and extracurricular events. The position reports to the Program Director and Director of Education of Edible Schoolyard NYC.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: TEACHING

  • Co­teach daily kitchen/nutrition education classes, which include both culinary

and academic components and are appropriate to an ethnically diverse, urban Pre K­8 student population.

  • Teach fundamentals of culinary education including knife skills, cooking methods, produce identification, and recipe
  • Work with school faculty to find ways to connect kitchen class with the skills and knowledge students are learning in their own
  • Lead a group of students in the completion of the day’s
  • Consistently enact routines and rituals for all kitchen
  • Model respect and curiosity for
  • Encourage students’ interests and
  • Strengthen students’ understanding of garden and kitchen connections, as well as how the food we eat affects their bodies, their community, and their
  • Create and lead professional development trainings in collaboration with the Director of Education to help educators at their own sites and throughout the area learn how to teach kitchen and garden­based
  • Contribute to drafting, editing, and piloting new curricula for classes and extracurricular This includes lesson planning and creating manipulatives and worksheets.
  • Assist with copying and and preparing non­food teaching supplies for classes, programming, and

KITCHEN/CULINARY

  • Ensure that ingredients are properly prepped for classes based on use in recipes and age­appropriateness of
  • Maintain equipment, paper goods, cleaning supplies and ingredients for all classes.
  • Handle and store all ingredients properly for food
  • Complete daily kitchen maintenance and special cleaning projects including laundry, dishes, sanitizing
  • Maintain teaching kitchen facilities and equipment in good working
  • Support all culinary­related events and

MANAGEMENT, COMMUNICATION AND OUTREACH

  • Remain engaged, knowledgeable, and up to date about the garden and know what plants are ready to harvest at any given time throughout the
  • Stay informed of school events and Be an active presence in the school community and attend school meetings and events as appropriate.
  • Actively support a culture of wellness at the
  • Participate in Edible Schoolyard NYC staff meetings, staff development days and program development
  • Participate in Edible Schoolyard NYC extracurricular events and community outreach efforts—including the occasional evening and
  • Lead garden and kitchen tours, and participate in development activities when appropriate in collaboration with our Development
  • Help ensure an engaging and rewarding experience for Orient volunteers to the kitchen and kitchen­related responsibilities.

EDUCATION, RELATED EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Culinary Certification or culinary experience
  • Experience teaching elementary aged students
  • Experience teaching cooking classes strongly

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Ability to stand, reach, and Mobility of arms to reach, dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate large and small objects.
  • Ability to stand for long
  • Ability to lift, push and/or pull objects, which may be approximately 50
  • Willingness to smell, taste, and feel garden
  • Willingness to eat the food prepared during the day’s
  • May be required to work around loud
  • Willingness to work outdoors under all weather
  • Willingness to work occasional weekends/special events when
  • Excellent time management

POSITION DETAILS

This is a full time job starting August 17th, 2015. Some weekend and evening work is required. Salary commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter and resume as a single document to jobs@esynyc.org with your name and the job title, e.g. Jane Smith Kitchen Teacher. Please include the job title in the subject line.

 

 4. Position: Kitchen Teacher, PS/MS 7 and Global Tech, Harlem

 Organization: Edible Schoolyard NYC

 Posting Date: June 19, 2015

 JOB DESCRIPTION

Edible Schoolyard NYC works to transform the hearts, minds, and eating habits of young New Yorkers through a seed to table education that is integrated into schools.

The Kitchen Teacher conducts regular cooking/nutrition education classes for students grade K­8, and assists in the maintenance and operation of a productive culinary classroom. The Kitchen Teacher also participates in outreach activities, including professional development and extracurricular events. The position reports to the Program Director and Director of Education of Edible Schoolyard NYC.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: TEACHING

  • Co­teach daily kitchen/nutrition education classes, which include both culinary

and academic components and are appropriate to an ethnically diverse, urban Pre K­8 student population.

  • Teach fundamentals of culinary education including knife skills, cooking methods, produce identification, and recipe
  • Work with school faculty to find ways to connect kitchen class with the skills and knowledge students are learning in their own
  • Lead a group of students in the completion of the day’s
  • Consistently enact routines and rituals for all kitchen
  • Model respect and curiosity for
  • Encourage students’ interests and
  • Strengthen students’ understanding of garden and kitchen connections, as well as how the food we eat affects their bodies, their community, and their
  • Create and lead professional development trainings in collaboration with the Director of Education to help educators at their own sites and throughout the area learn how to teach kitchen and garden­based
  • Contribute to drafting, editing, and piloting new curricula for classes and extracurricular This includes lesson planning and creating manipulatives and worksheets.
  • Assist with copying and and preparing non­food teaching supplies for classes, programming, and

KITCHEN/CULINARY

  • Ensure that ingredients are properly prepped for classes based on use in recipes and age­appropriateness of
  • Maintain equipment, paper goods, cleaning supplies and ingredients for all classes.
  • Handle and store all ingredients properly for food
  • Complete daily kitchen maintenance and special cleaning projects including laundry, dishes, sanitizing
  • Maintain teaching kitchen facilities and equipment in good working
  • Support all culinary­related events and

MANAGEMENT, COMMUNICATION AND OUTREACH

  • Remain engaged, knowledgeable, and up to date about the garden and know what plants are ready to harvest at any given time throughout the
  • Stay informed of school events and Be an active presence in the school community and attend school meetings and events as appropriate.
  • Actively support a culture of wellness at the
  • Participate in Edible Schoolyard NYC staff meetings, staff development days and program development
  • Participate in Edible Schoolyard NYC extracurricular events and community outreach efforts—including the occasional evening and
  • Lead garden and kitchen tours, and participate in development activities when appropriate in collaboration with our Development
  • Help ensure an engaging and rewarding experience for Orient volunteers to the kitchen and kitchen­related responsibilities.

EDUCATION, RELATED EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Culinary Certification or culinary experience
  • Experience teaching elementary aged students
  • Experience teaching cooking classes strongly

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Ability to stand, reach, and Mobility of arms to reach, dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate large and small objects.
  • Ability to stand for long
  • Ability to lift, push and/or pull objects, which may be approximately 50
  • Willingness to smell, taste, and feel garden
  • Willingness to eat the food prepared during the day’s
  • May be required to work around loud
  • Willingness to work outdoors under all weather
  • Willingness to work occasional weekends/special events when
  • Excellent time management

POSITION DETAILS

This is a full time job starting August 17th, 2015. Some weekend and evening work is required. Salary commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter and resume as a single document to jobs@esynyc.org with your name and the job title, e.g. Jane Smith Kitchen Teacher. Please include the job title in the subject line.

5. Position: Educator and Program Coordinator, PS109, Bronx

Organization: Edible Schoolyard NYC

 Posting Date: June 19, 2015

JOB DESCRIPTION

Edible Schoolyard NYC (ESYNYC) works to transform the hearts, minds, and eating habits of young New Yorkers through a seed to table education that is integrated into schools.

The Educator and Program Coordinator collaborates with the school community to develop and teach regular garden and kitchen/nutrition education classes, working alongside school faculty to integrate these lessons into the existing school curriculum. The Educator guides a staff member and volunteers in all aspects of a seed to table education, including maintenance and operation of a garden and culinary classroom. The Educator also participates in outreach activities, including professional development and extracurricular events. The position reports to the Program Director and Director of Education of Edible Schoolyard NYC.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: CURRICULUM

  • Work with Network School teachers and administration to develop a shared vision of kitchen and garden programming at the
  • Identify opportunities to integrate kitchen and garden lessons into the regular school
  • In partnership with teachers, and with the ESYNYC curriculum as a resource, develop kitchen and garden lessons appropriate to an ethnically diverse, urban K­8 student population at the Network
  • Work with the Director of Education to continue to adapt and modify the ESYNYC curriculum.

TEACHING

  • In partnership with school teachers, conduct garden and kitchen/nutrition education
  • Follow kitchen and garden classroom procedures and routines, adapting and modifying as
  • Model respect and curiosity for Encourage students’ interests and talents.
  • Strengthen students’ understanding of garden and kitchen connections, as well as how the food they grow affects themselves, their community, and their
  • Create and lead professional development trainings in collaboration with the Director of Education to help educators at their own sites and throughout the area learn how to teach kitchen and garden­based

KITCHEN/CULINARY

  • Ensure that ingredients are properly prepped for classes based on use in recipe and age­appropriateness of
  • Maintain equipment, paper goods, cleaning supplies and ingredients for all classes.
  • Ensure that all necessary ingredients are purchased in a timely fashion for classes.
  • Code receipts and maintain budget for all cooking
  • Ensure that all ingredients are properly handled and stored for food
  • Ensure that daily kitchen maintenance and special cleaning projects are complete and participate in those tasks as time and priorities
  • Maintain teaching kitchen facilities and equipment in good working
  • Provide training for staff and volunteers to ensure proper food safety and sanitation.
  • Support all culinary­related events and

GARDEN

  • Support teachers, students, and the greater school community in the planning, construction, planting, cultivation, fertility and overall maintenance of the
  • Provide training for staff and volunteers on garden maintenance and tool
  • Maximize the connection between kitchen and garden activities, and to ensure that harvested food is put to good
  • Manage garden
  • Maintain all garden supplies and

MANAGEMENT, COMMUNICATION AND OUTREACH

  • Directly supervise and support one ESYNYC Staff Member at the Network School; manage hours and schedule, support staff professional development, maintain effective communication, and provide feedback in a clear and consistent
  • Create and implement extracurricular activities including family cooking nights, garden workdays and events, and after school
  • Work closely with leadership team in program evaluation
  • Develop meaningful relationships with classroom teachers that will enhance the opportunities for teachers to feel engaged in garden and kitchen
  • Work with Edible Schoolyard NYC’s Director of Education to schedule class observations and feedback
  • Keep updated archive of lesson plans, class materials, feedback forms, and other
  • Stay informed of school events and activities, and be an active presence in the school community, attending school meetings and events as
  • Actively support a culture of wellness at the Network
  • Represent Edible Schoolyard NYC to the wider community through public speaking and attendance/participation in related meetings or
  • Participate in Edible Schoolyard NYC staff meetings, staff development days and program development
  • Participate in Edible Schoolyard NYC events and community outreach
  • Welcome visitors to the program and be prepared to be observed while teaching classes.
  • Ensure an engaging and rewarding experience for staff and Orient volunteers to the garden and kitchen and related responsibilities.

EDUCATION, RELATED EXPERIENCE AND LICENCES

  • Bachelors degree Masters in Education preferred. Teacher certificate preferred.
  • Experience teaching elementary and/or middle school aged students
  • Some lesson planning experience
  • Gardening experience
  • Culinary Certification or culinary experience preferred, including teaching cooking classes.
  • Experience running a kitchen, overseeing staff, and creating recipes
  • Possession of a valid New York State driver’s license and a clean driving

REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Ability to work with frequent interruption and to simultaneously supervise a variety of
  • Ability to stand, reach, and Mobility of arms to reach, dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate large and small objects.
  • Ability to stand for long
  • Ability to lift, push and/or pull objects, which may be approximately 50
  • Willingness to smell, taste and feel garden produce, to help determine quality of raw
  • May be required to work around loud
  • Willingness to work outdoors under all weather
  • Willingness to work occasional weekends/special events when
  • Excellent time management
  • Demonstrated commitment to and interest in ESYNYC’s
  • Exhibit a creative, collegial, and collaborative work style with the ability to work individually and as part of a team with diverse groups of
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, problem solve and be flexible in a fast­paced, entrepreneurial work
  • Organized, upbeat and flexible individuals strongly

POSITION DETAILS

This is a full time job starting August 17th, 2015 through July 31st, 2016 with potential for renewal. Some weekend and evening work is required. Salary commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter and resume as a single document to jobs@esynyc.org with your name and the job title, e.g. Jane Smith Educator and Program Coordinator. Please include the job title in the subject line.

6. Position: Garden Teacher, PS216, Brooklyn

Organization: Edible Schoolyard NYC

Posting Date: June 19, 2015

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Garden Teacher (GT) conducts regular garden education classes for students and helps in the maintenance and operation of the garden. The Garden Teacher also participates in ESYNYC outreach activities, including professional development and extracurricular events. The position reports to the Program Director and the Director of Education.

Edible Schoolyard NYC (ESYNYC) partners with public schools to transform the hearts, minds and eating habits of young New Yorkers through an integrated seed­to­table education.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: TEACHING

  • Co­teach daily garden classes to an ethnically diverse, urban preK­8 student

population with the lead garden teacher in accordance with the ESYNYC teaching philosophy.

  • Lead a group of students in garden jobs or exploratory academic
  • Consistently model routines and rituals for all garden classes, as well as respect and curiosity for Encourage students’ interests and talents.
  • Strengthen students’ understanding of garden and kitchen connections, as well as how the food we grow affects themselves, their community, and their
  • Guide students through the propagation, planting, cultivation and maintenance of the garden, including creation and care of small garden
  • Co­teach grade­appropriate, standards­based, academic content incorporated into the ESYNYC
  • Support ESYNYC curriculum development in collaboration with the Director of Education and Lead Garden
  • Work with school faculty to find ways to connect kitchen class with the skills and knowledge students are learning in their own
  • Participate in regularly scheduled internal professional development with the Director of Education and other ESYNYC teaching
  • Develop and teach extracurricular programming, including family workshops and weekly after school
  • Help teach and participate in Professional Development trainings in collaboration with the Director of Education to help educators throughout the area learn how to bring “edible education” to their own school
  • Work on optional projects to support program development as appropriate (ex. curriculum, professional development, garden management and evaluation projects).

GARDENING

  • Ensure that the garden is properly prepped for classes, and properly cleaned up after
  • Handle and store all garden tools and equipment
  • Together with the Lead Garden Teacher and the Garden Managers, ensure that the garden is maintained in order to host garden classes as well as production of ample produce for use in the kitchen classroom, school community, and special events.
  • Support year­round propagation, soil fertility, composting, crop rotation, garden planning, pruning, irrigation, and pest and disease
  • Maintain facilities and equipment in good working order, including: tool shed, greenhouse, irrigation system, and
  • Support all garden events and

MANAGEMENT, COMMUNICATION, AND OUTREACH

  • Work with apprentices and other garden volunteers to maintain
  • Remain engaged, knowledgeable, and up to date about the garden and know what plants are ready to harvest at any given time throughout the
  • Be an active participant in a community of
  • Maintain effective communication with ESYNYC staff, school staff, and the extended community of parents, neighbors and school garden
  • Participate in ESYNYC staff meetings, staff development days, and program development
  • Stay informed of school events and Be an active presence in the school community and attend school meetings and events as appropriate.
  • Actively support a culture of wellness at the
  • Welcome visitors to the program and be prepared to be observed teaching
  • When necessary, lead garden and kitchen tours and participate in development activities in collaboration with our Development
  • Participate in ESYNYC events and community outreach

EDUCATION AND RELATED EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Prior teaching experience
  • Prior gardening experience
  • Experience working in an urban public school setting

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Ability to work with frequent interruption and to simultaneously supervise a variety of
  • Ability to stand, stoop, reach and Mobility of arms to reach and dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate large and small objects.
  • Ability to read small
  • Ability to stand for long
  • Ability to walk long
  • Ability to lift, push, and/or pull objects which may be approximately 50
  • Ability to work with and in the proximity of equipment with moving mechanical parts.
  • Ability to work outdoors and tolerate varying weather
  • Willingness to smell, taste and feel, in order to determine quality of raw food products.
  • May be required to work around loud
  • Organized, upbeat and flexible individuals strongly

POSITION DETAILS

This is a full time job starting August 17th, 2015. Some weekend and evening work is required. Salary commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume as a single document to jobs@esynyc.org with your name and the job title, e.g. Jane Smith Garden Teacher. Please include the job title in the subject line.