COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, an individual must be dependable and have good inter-personal and communication/organization skills and the ability to interact effectively with students, faculty, and staff. The individual must work well under pressure and be flexible when working with a team. Must have the ability to exercise discretion in dealing with confidential or sensitive matters, and be able to deliver difficult messages with diplomacy and tact. Must be confident and able to work on own initiative and with limited supervision.
Have a collaborative spirit, and the ability to hold individuals accountable in a professional and supportive environment. Have a desire to create and sustain a culture of student success and satisfaction. Able to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to foster student engagement through the use of best practices.
Must have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Have the ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Define problems, collect data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each principal duty satisfactorily. Listed below are the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for this position, as well as the Physical Demands and Work Environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The candidate must have earned a master of science degree, be credentialed as a registered dietitian nutritionist by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, and have three years professional experience post credentialing. An understanding of Nutrition and Human Performance education, program accreditation, faculty engagement, and student success best practices is essential. Online learning experience is a plus.
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have general knowledge of computers including word processing and spreadsheets.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Credentialed as a registered dietitian nutritionist by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Must hold a license in the state of Missouri, or obtain Missouri state licensure within 6 months of hire.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and to use hands to type on computer, operate office equipment and handle books, files, documents, etc. Must be able to talk and hear to answer phones and when assisting others. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and to stoop or kneel. The employee must occasionally lift objects weighing from 10 – 30 pounds and possibly up to 50 pounds. Close vision needed to use computer. Must have distance vision and depth perception for safety purposes.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: This position is full-time and employee is expected to work 12 months (three trimesters) of the year. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment in this position is characteristic of a normal office environment. This position will also spend time in the clinics. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
NOTE: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed the employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.