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Technical Assistant WSU Pierce County Extension, Food, Feeding and Your Family Project - WSU Pierce County Extension

Notice!This listing has expired and should not be applied for.
Location: Tacoma, WA
Part-time position, 18 hours per week
Closing Date: May 23, 2018
Job #12508
Posted: April 23, 2018


The main goal of Food, Feeding and Your Family (FFYF) is to test the effectiveness of
adding additional information to Eating Smart, Being Active nutrition education
curriculum. The technical assistant will provide clerical support to FFYF staff as needed.
RESPONSIBLE TO: Food, Feeding, and Your Family Research Coordinator
May include any or all of the following:
 Entering FFYF research data.
 Perform office functions such as scheduling rooms, scanning research data,
mailing packages, printing, and photocopying.
 Complete and submit all reports, travel documents and other project related
paperwork in a timely manner and in compliance with research and university
protocols and requirements.
 Establish and maintain positive working relationships with the research team,
community partners, agencies, educator and program participants as well as
WSU and County Extension staff.
 Participate in relevant trainings.

Wages and Application Process:
Salary $18/h

Reliable transportation (mileage reimbursed) year around. While using a private vehicle
for official business, the successful candidate must have current automobile liability
insurance, (meeting the requirements described in RCW 46.30.020 and RCW 46.29.090)
and will possess a valid driver’s license. Travel is reimbursed per WSU Business and
Finance procedures.

All new Extension employees working with youth must be screened. Employment is
contingent upon obtain Washington State Patrol clearance.



 GED or high school diploma.
 Valid driver’s license, regular access to a vehicle, and auto insurance.
 Basic computer skills (e‐mail, Microsoft Word).
 Demonstrated effective communication, both written and oral.
 Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
 Washington State driver’s license, car with required auto insurance, home telephone
and completion of Washington State Patrol background check.
 Course work in nutrition, public health, human development, or related field.
 Experience working in an office setting.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should email a resume including mailing address, phone number,
education and employment history and a letter of interest addressing the components
of the job description to:
Contact Catalina Aragon at (253) 798‐3252 or email if you have
additional questions.
WSU is an AA/EEO/ADA educator and employer.