Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

James Madison University
September 24, 2023
Offerd Salary:$48,000 - $52,000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Working Title Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Position Number 8532 Posting Number S3328 State Role Title Program Administration Specialist I Position Type Classified Position Status Full Time FLSA Status Non-Exempt: Eligible for Overtime College/Division Health and Wellbeing Department 300016 - Student Health Serv Pay Band 4 Pay Rate Pay Range Specify Range or Amount $48,000 - $52,000 Is this a JMU Only position? No Is this a grant-funded position? No Is this a Conflict of Interest designated position? No

Position Summary Information

General Information

The James Madison University Health Center is seeking a full-time, 9-month (August 10th- May 9th), Registered Dietitian Nutritionist to provide nutritional advice and insight to clients seeking such information. The dietitian will partner with students to support the UHC mission of providing health care and learning opportunities for better health now and in the future.

The Registered Dietitian will be a member of the HOPE team, a multidisciplinary team, which provides care to students with eating disorders.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain active membership in the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics and National Registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
  • Provide evidence-based nutrition advice to include Medical Nutrition therapy (MNT) for JMU students
  • Document visit information appropriately in the Electronic Medical Record and according to guidelines. Documentation must be completed by the end of each workday
  • Meet regularly, as a core member of the HOPE (Help Overcoming Problems with Eating & Exercise) team, to support and care for active JMU students recovering from various eating disorders and disordered eating behaviors
  • Collaborate with other campus resources that intersect with and support the UHC's dietitian's responsibilities to include but not limited to peer professionals in the University Health Center; the Dining Services Administrative Dietitian; UREC's Wellness Coordinator; therapists in JMU's Counseling Center; off-campus physicians, mental health therapists and dietitians; campus administrators, and parents
  • Obtain adequate and appropriate continuing education credits as required to maintain registration and to best serve the JMU student population
  • Qualifications


  • Has received a baccalaureate or higher degree in nutritional sciences, community nutrition, public health nutrition, food and nutrition, dietetics, or human nutrition from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Satisfactorily completed a program of supervised clinical experience approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • Registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Ability to interact positively with college students
  • Experience working with a wide range of adult nutritional concerns with a special emphasis placed on mental and physical illnesses affecting young college-aged adults, especially eating disorders. Some of the other common evidence-based Medical Nutrition Therapy needs may include, but are not limited to, various GI illnesses, Diabetes & Pre-Diabetes, Hypertension, PCOS, Food Allergies and Weight Management
  • Competency in working with diverse populations including people of various ages, ethnic identities, sexual orientations, gender identities, national origins, religious backgrounds, etc.
  • Condition(s) of Employment

    Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

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    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Date 08/24/2023

    Beginning Review Date 09/01/2023 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Proposed Starting Date EEO Statement

    James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

    We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

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