Nutrition Interventionist

Location
Columbia, SC
Posted
Sep 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Details
Posting Summary


Posting Number STA00259PO17 Classification Title Nutritionist IV Internal Title Nutrition Interventionist Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Arnold School of Public Health Department Prevention Research Center Band 6 Advertised Minimum Salary $39,960 Advertised Salary Range $39,960-$50,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm

Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina is a premiere flagship research institution in South Carolina and one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report. With more than 46,000 students on eight campuses, the University of South Carolina is a leader in improving the lives of individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina employs almost 14,000 people. At the University of South Carolina, our employees include some of the brightest minds and most accomplished professionals in the world. The diversity of thought and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and interesting work environment. The University has been named a best place to work, and a big part of that is the people. Our diverse faculty and staff embody a dedication to serve our students, so that a job becomes a passion with no limits.



Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Nutritionist will assist with coordinating one or more research studies, including one currently funded by the NCI and NHLBI, examining the impact of lifestyle interventions on body weight and other chronic disease risk factors. The Nutritionist will help develop intervention content, coordinate aspects of the study (participant assessments and meetings), and conduct study intervention classes. This employee will conduct one-on-one in-person and phone counseling sessions as well as conduct group sessions with study participants.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree in nutrition, dietetics, nutrition education, or other related area and 1 year experience in a clinical, public health or institutional setting; or a bachelor's degree in nutrition, dietetics, community nutrition and 3 years experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Registered Dietitian credential (or equivalent) with 3 years' experience assisting with clinical research studies.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Expertise in or experience with conducting dietary intervention trials. Cooking and food preparation skills. Background in exercise science or certified personal trainer certification. Training and background in plant-based dietary counseling strategies.



Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 10/02/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date 04/30/2023 Job Open Date 09/05/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/18848 EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.



Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Master's degree in nutrition, dietetics, nutrition education, or other related area and 1 year experience in a clinical, public health or institutional setting; or a bachelor's degree in nutrition, dietetics, community nutrition and 3 years experience?
    • Yes
    • No


Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents

    PI99285370