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Program Coordinator II

Company: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

This position will encourage the production, marketing, and purchasing of local foods through outreach, promotion, collaboration, and educational activities. In addition, this position will assist local food groups in forming cooperative businesses. This may include facilitation, providing resources, technical assistance, education, and referrals. Knowledge of the local foods system is critical to assist these new businesses in their endeavors. -- Network and collaborate with staff and faculty on campus and external partners to increase local foods market share in both rural and urban environments. Educate the public about the benefits of local foods systems (economic, environmental, and social) and how they can access local foods.-- -- Responsibilities also include seeking and securing memberships for the sustainability of the program, as well as securing grants to further the work of the program focused primarily on the Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska (BFBLN) program.-- The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See:

Keywords: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln , Program Coordinator II, Other , Lincoln, Nebraska

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