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Under the supervision of the Recreation FitLife Program Director with work direction from the Associate FitLife Program Driector and working with the WorkStrong Coordinators, the Dietitian will act as the Registered Dietitian for the Recreation Department.
The Dietitian will provide a full range of nutritional care duties which may include taking diet histories, patient interviews, assessing the nutritional status of individuals (including athletes), assisting in nutritional goal setting, developing meal plans and advising on lifestyle changes.
Dietitian will provide nutritional education to individuals and groups, and serve as a resource and expert in the field of nutrition to appropriate staff (RAs, trainers, coaches, etc.), and the general campus community. The Dietitian also provides the nutritional education component of the FitLIfe Wellness class series currently consisting of student wellness and weight loss solutions.
A Bachelor's Degree in related field from an accredited university; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. California Registered Dietitian required.
Ability to perform nutritional and physical activity consultations in person and/or over the phone.
Demonstrated knowledge in developing modified diets.
Ability to design and present education materials.
Basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology.
Demonstrated experience in nutrition and physical activity data collection with attention to detail and accuracy.
Demonstrated experience with identifying and counseling individuals directly or indirectly regarding eating disorders.
Strong knowledge and use of computer software programs including word processing, desktop publishing and database application systems, and knowledge of appropriate dietary software applications for meal planning and diet analysis.
Demonstrated effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with an emphasis on professionalism.
Proven experience and success in public speaking and presentations to a wide range of audiences.Ability to relate effectively and sensitively to diverse, multi-cultural population.
Skill in working in a team setting, fostering cooperation and support from other staff.
Ability to prioritize and organize workload to meet all deadlines.
~ Must hold the equivalent of a Bachelor's Degree in Foods and Nutrition/Dietetics and have completed an American Dietetic Association internship; or equivalent.
~ Possess current a registration with the American Dietetic Association (RD certificate required).
~ Must have access to reliable transportation. Must be able to travel between multiple work sites.
~ Flexibility to work evening and weekend hours as needed.
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