PT Program Curriculum Coordinator for Nutritional Science & Diet Technology
Division of Career & Technical Education and Business
MCCC/MTA Unit position, non-benefited.
Work schedule: Flexible, up to 15 hours/ week
Campus Location: Danvers / Virtual
This is a part-time position for the Nutritional Science Department in the Division of Career & Technical Education and Business. The PT Department Chair is a one-year position with the option to renew annually, responsible for maintaining the academic integrity of the program in conjunction with the College's mission and institutional goals. The Chair will be responsible for the effective delivery and further development and enhancement of the program offerings, advisement of current and potential students, and outreach efforts in the community. In addition to these responsibilities there is the option for the Department Chair to teach 1-2 courses as an adjunct instructor for additional compensation. The successful candidate must have the ability to relate to a student population that is highly diverse in academic preparation, cultural, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds as well as physical and learning abilities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinate the Nutritional Sciences Program, assisting in program planning and budgeting.
Nutritional Science and Diet Technology (Associate in Science Degree)
Dietary Management (Certificate)
Maintain accreditation standards of the Dietary Management Certificate program, through the Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (ANFP), completing reports as required.
Align the curriculum of the Nutritional Science and Diet Technology - Associate in Science program to the accreditation standards of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, advancing a path towards accreditation with the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
Work across departments and divisions to ensure accreditation compliance.
Work closely with admissions and advising to ensure accurate processes are in place for admissions and completion.
Identify competencies for faculty in program courses and assist in recruiting and orienting faculty.
Review program curricula, syllabi, course content, and schedules, implementing curriculum changes as necessary.
Convene advisory committee each semester using published guidelines.
Develop marketing materials (e.g., flyers, brochures, mailings) and coordinate promotion in cooperation with the Marketing Office.
Regularly meet and advise matriculated students.
Coordinate communication and meetings with administration, faculty, the advisory committee, and educators at other Massachusetts community colleges.
Develop a written report on Program's outcomes at the end of semester for reassigned time and review report with Academic Dean.
Perform other duties as assigned
SALARY: $40 per hour. Non-benefited, MCCC/MTA Unit position, up to 15 hours per week.
STARTING DATE: ASAP
Submit cover letter and resume. Applicants selected for an interview will need to provide the name, address, email and telephone number of at least three current professional references before the interview takes place.
Bachelor's in Nutritional or Dietary Science or closely related field is required, Master's preferred.
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist or Licensed Dietitian is required
Minimum of five years of recent professional work experience in the content field required.
Experience in developing and assessment of student learning outcomes required.
Commitment to the mission of the community college, to teaching excellence, and to the maintenance and continuous improvement of high standards for student learning.
Evidence of current teaching methodologies, including innovative use of evolving instructional technologies in the classroom, and use of learning management systems
Prior teaching or training experience required; teaching experience in higher education and/or at the community college level is strongly preferred
Experience teaching online/hybrid and/or embedding the use of technology into the curriculum preferred
Successful experience interacting with culturally diverse populations
Candidates will be required to pass a CORI/SORI and/or a National background check as a condition of employment
Additional Salary Information: $40 per hour. Non-benefited, MCCC/MTA Unit position, up to 15 hours per week.
North Shore Community College is a diverse, caring, inclusive community that inspires our students to become engaged citizens and to achieve their personal, academic, and career goals through accessible, affordable, rigorous educational opportunities that are aligned with our region's workforce needs and will prepare them for life in a changing world. NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges, which serves the 26 cities and towns north of Boston. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single leased building to an urban campus in downtown Lynn and a suburban campus in Danvers, and from five to 80 academic programs of study. Nearly 50,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).