Nutrition Counseling Coordinator

Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: The Nutrition Counseling Coordinator supports the University's prevention and wellness efforts and is part of a dynamic Health Promotion team that is making a difference, in creating a positive health behavior culture shift, and changing students' lives. The Nutrition Counseling Coordinator in collaboration with other team members is responsible for utilizing evidence based and theory based principles to develop, implement, and evaluate programs, and initiatives that are part of a comprehensive prevention, early intervention, recovery support and wellness strategy for students. Specific Counseling Coordinator tasks include individual medical nutrition counseling, assessment and case management of clients.

Responsibilities: Provides medical nutrition counseling, assessment, and case management of clients. Provides nutrition counseling and education for individuals seeking guidance on general nutrition principles.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with an advanced degree in nutrition or its equivalent in education and experience or a bachelor's degree in nutrition with licensure as a registered dietitian; or any equivalent combination of training and experience

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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