The University Corporation is a non-profit auxiliary corporation providing commercial and administrative services to California State University, Northridge. Our mission is to provide services and solutions that address the needs of California State University, Northridge; to support the academic, research and creative endeavors of its students, faculty and staff; and to enhance the quality of campus life.
Under the direction of the Executive Director and the Associate Director, the Registered Dietitian Consultant is responsible for patient care in nutrition assessment/counseling of clients, coordinating Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) workshops, and supervising students in the Dietetic Internship program as they provide nutritional counseling and implement wellness clinic programs and workshops. 30% Responsible for nutrition risk screening, patient assessments/counseling, education/instructions, community projects, and related duties as assigned. Coordination of Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) workshops and supervision of students in the Dietetic Internship program as they provide nutritional counseling and implement various programs and workshops to build the MMC Wellness Clinic client base. 25% Help create linkages with community/partnering agencies and organizations by collaboration and communication to expand the MMC Wellness Clinic projects/programs; schedule and implement project/program-related logistical meetings; maintain relationships with community partners; develop sustainability plan to ensure viability of projects/programs. Travel to and from community sites. 15% Supervision of dietetic interns once a solid client base is established; schedule weekly meetings with interns to review notes and monitor patient progress. 10% Write reports and communication materials; organize and maintain patient/project files in shared drive. Create and maintain comprehensive project/program documentation, plans and reports. 5% Create and maintain policy and procedures for ensuring the academic quality and integrity of projects/programs. 5% Oversee data collection procedures for formative research, pre-assessments and post-assessments. 5% Responsible for purchasing and/or creating educational and promotional materials and supplies. <5% Perform tasks and other duties as assigned by Executive Director and Associate Director.
Registered Dietitian certification required. Master's degree in Nutrition, Public Health, or related field strongly preferred. 1-2 years minimum experience in clinical setting and patient care with nutrition assessment and counseling of clients strongly preferred. Project coordination and implementation of patient care and group education within diverse communities and clients preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Working knowledge of general practices, program, and/or administrative specialty. Strong knowledge of Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) and online assessment and documentation. Ability and specialized skills to: interpret and apply a wide variety of policies and procedures perform basic research and statistical analysis; compile, write and present reports related to program or administrative specialty as needed; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; organize, coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks; work in a busy environment; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, students, faculty and external contacts.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
This position is employed through The University Corporation (TUC).
The anticipated hiring range: $25/hr-$35/hr, dependent upon qualifications and experience.
THE SELECTED CANDIDATE IS REQUIRED TO PASS A THOROUGH DEPARTMENT BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION.
How to Apply
Please complete the on-line application/resume upload submission process in order to be considered for any open position within the university and its auxiliaries. The hiring department will contact the best qualified candidates and invite them to participate in the interview process.
Application Screening begins March 22, 2021 and will continue until position is filled. In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please view the link below:
One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor’s degrees to historically underrepresented students and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard of hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.