Provides nutritional expertise to students and staff concerning health, wellness and diet. Conducts nutritional assessments and diet consultation. Assists the dining services senior staff in the development and maintenance of healthy menu choices. Maintains the department's healthy choice program requiring participation in the menu development process and food preparation procedures to obtain quality food production. Provides nutritional education to students, exhibits on various nutrition topics in residence halls and nutritional information for the web page. Â
Bachelor's Degree in nutrition, exercise physiology, or related field required Master's Degree in nutrition, exercise physiology, or related field required starting January 2024.
Required: 1-3 Years (Combined experience and education may substitute for experience requirement)
Experience as a registered dietician in a health care or educational setting.
Preferred: 3-5 Years
Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association
BLS â Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association
Fire and Safety Certification: If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)
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Provides nutritional expertise to students and staff concerning health, wellness and diet. Conducts nutritional assessments and diet consultation. Evaluates assessments and makes recommendations for changes as appropriate. Assists senior staff with administrative functions covering planning, organization, implementation and delivery of department's nutritional program.Assists the dining services senior staff in the development and maintenance of health menu choices including standardized recipes and food preparation procedures to obtain quality food production. Maintains department's healthy choice program including providing nutritional cards for all items served in the dining facilities.Develops dietary policies and procedures. Establishes and monitors quality control procedures to ensure appropriate delivery and preparation of healthy menu choices.Provides nutritional education to students, exhibits on various nutrition topics in the residence halls and nutritional information for the web page. Develops and maintains materials and information for display on the education bulletin boards in residence halls.Researches and identifies nutritional components of foods, diets and menu choices. Establishes and maintains nutritional records and information. Recommends program modifications or creation of new programs and services.Participates in strategic planning for department or section. Provides input and assists in developing goals and objectives. Participates in planning and implementing department programs, projects and activities. Administers programs and projects as assigned.Develops and administers program budget. Monitors expenditures for adherence to budget guidelines and analyzes for cost effectiveness. May approve expenditures for specific program areas.Provides customer service to students, faculty, staff and external customers. Meets customer needs, offers options, resolves problems and follows up with customers. Ensures full customer satisfaction without unnecessarily referring customer to other staff members. Maintains friendly, helpful demeanor.Participates in planning, implementing and administering educational, marketing and communications programs within the department as assigned.Maintains a thorough understanding of all departmental and university policies and procedures, as well as applicable government and industry standards, and ensures adherence to them.Maintains automated systems used for menu management and nutritional data. Maintains currency on latest products and trends by reading trade publications, attending seminars and trade shows, and developing and maintaining vendor contacts.Responsible for reporting any misconduct and/or actions not in accordance with department guidelines, policies and procedures.Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
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