Dietitian 1

Jul 24, 2017
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Stanford University

Dietitian 1

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Business Title: Dietitian Job Title: Dietitian 1 Division/School: Vice Provost for Student Affairs Job Code: 4531 Salary Level: G Schedule: Part-Time (60% FTE) Appointment Duration: (continuing) This position is 60% FTE September through June with Seasonal Layoff during the month of July and August.

Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description

The Office of Health Promotion Services at Vaden Health Center is proud to be part of Student Affairs, which advances student development and learning; fosters community engagement; promotes diversity, inclusion and respect; and empowers students to thrive.

JOB PURPOSE: Apply the principles of nutrition to the human diet in research, dining hall, student community, classroom, or individual settings. Serve as a dietary resource for assistance with nutritional programs and clinical research.


  • Participate in the planning and design of meals for individuals and student populations to ensure nutritional standards are met.
  • Facilitate dietary modifications as required by research studies.
  • Provide nutritional education and/or counseling to research participants, chefs, students participating in health-education classes and students with nutritional needs.
  • Develop programs to meet individual needs and nutritional goals. Coordinate and supervise students with nutrition related issues.
  • Conduct and document nutritional assessments.
  • Participate in cross-campus teams, panels, committees and working groups engaged in health education programs.

For clinical trials, additional duties may include:

  • Support clinical research protocols with Principal Investigator.
  • Document individual and program results in accordance with federal and state requirements.
  • Contribute to development and implementation of subject recruitment and screening strategies as required.
  • Assist in implementation of data collection procedures.

* - Other duties may also be assigned MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree in nutritional science, dietetics, or related field and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to convey nutritional concepts to individuals of varying ages and cultural backgrounds.
  • Verbal skills to conduct interviews and present nutritional concepts.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information (verbal and written) with tact and diplomacy.
  • Written English skills to document nutritional assessments.
  • Ability to assess individual nutritional needs based on age, weight, physical activity, and general health.

Certifications and Licenses:
  • Current Registered Dietitian Certificate.
  • Registered Dietitian and member of the American Dietetic Association.
  • Demonstrated expertise in serving young adult populations.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*: - Frequently sit, perform desk-based computer tasks. - Occasionally stand, walk, twist, use fine manipulation, grasp, use a telephone, write by hand, sort and file paperwork, lift, carry, push, and rarely pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

WORK STANDARDS: - Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.

- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.

- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, .

Experience a culture of excellence. Stanford University, located in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Supporting that mission is a staff of more than 10,000, which is rooted in a culture of excellence and values innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of our staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. An award-winning employer, Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers.

Stanford University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring qualified women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Finalist candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background check.

Job: Health Care Services

Location: Vice Provost for Student Affairs
Schedule: Part-time
Classification Level:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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