Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Provides university leadership in understanding and applying nutrition principles for Dining Services, Student Health Services and Athletics.� Serves as the university subject matter expert in nutrition, providing guidance and development of nutrition-related programs and individual counseling for students.� These duties apply to all University Dining Services customers with a primary focus on the health and welfare of students.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
MENU DEVELOPMENT & FOOD SAFETY:
Establish university nutrition standards, review recipes for quality and nutrition content; and to ensure that what is served accurately reflects the recipes and meets Washington University Dining standards.� Participate in menu development and menu changes, manage recipe documentation process using appropriate software.� Ensure nutrition information is available to all Dining Services customers and all recipe information is available upon request.� Ascertain compliance of food safety procedures including ServSafe and allergen protocol, maintaining communication of this to Dining Services administration and campus partners.� Document food product recalls; responsible to make sure all recalled items are removed from use; and make recommendations about when and if to re-introduce those items into inventory.� Respond to any food emergencies (including allergic reactions)� occurring in Dining Services locations; activate and lead established protocol including appropriate contact with Student Health Services with documentation; provide post-event follow-up and assessment, including follow-up with student/customer. Participate in meal plan structure development/adjustment to ensure an appropriate balance between meal plan value and available nutrition focusing on research of special dietary needs for those with allergies and specific religious dietary requirements.
CONSULTATION AND COORESPONDENCE:
Provide individual students/athletes and teams with nutrition consultation, advice and dietary recommendations.� Establish open communication with varsity sport coaches to provide nutrition information, identify athletes that require nutrition guidance and advice for health optimization, performance and recovery.� Participate as a member of the Eating Disorder team in Student Health Services; providing clinical counseling to students with eating disorders and other specific nutritional requirements.� Take active role in University Health and Wellness Committee and Housing Committee. Interact and communicate with Health Department and other required agencies as needed.�
PROGRAMMING AND PRESENTATIONS:
Provide healthy cooking programming and dining opportunities to Campus Life through programming, orientation sessions for parents and students.� Familiarize our customer making them aware of Dining Services’ focus on and resources available to address special allergy dietary needs.� Interact with students and respond to their questions through the Dining Services website and the Dining Services Advisory Committee.� Coordinate and present any programming and educational opportunities to the university community, especially students, about the importance of practicing sound nutritional and wellness habits. Develop and coordinate with Rec Wellness and Athletics programs for athletes, varsity teams and staff on relevant topics relating to nutrition and sports performance.
Perform all other nutrition related tasks as assigned and as needed relating to Athletics, Dining Services, Student Health Services and Residential Life.
Master’s degree in Nutrition/Dietetics or related field preferred with a minimum of 5 years of experience as dietitian in higher education, healthcare, institutional or related setting.
Registered Dietician License, CSS
Preferred experience with a minimum of 4 years of clinical experience working with patients with eating disorders, special dietary needs, or other nutrition needs and a minimum of 3 years of experience as Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSS).
Demonstrated knowledge of food management systems, including those that provide recipe and nutritional information.
Experience with data entry (related to food management systems) and data analysis.
Effective problem solver, accomplished and effective communicator, both written and verbal.
Collegial leader, strong team orientation.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Dining Services. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
The hiring range for this position is $57,038 - $72,735 annually.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -10 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.