Department of Nutrition

West Chester University

Dr. Jeff Harris, DrPH, MPH, RD, LDN
College of Health Sciences
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383


Job Postings

August 21, 2015

Position: Nutrition Education Manager
Company: Solid Ground in Seattle, WA

The Nutrition Education Manager is responsible for all areas of program management for our Apple Corps and Cooking Matters programs, including supervising staff and volunteers, budgeting, contract management, program evaluation and collaboration with community partners. The Nutrition Education Manager also oversees the development and evaluation of the Nutrition Curriculum which includes garden-based, classroom-based and community-based education.

Applicants must complete the Solid Ground application form specific to this position. To find an application online, go to, then click on the Job Title for this position and download the attached application.

Please click here for full job announcement.

December 1, 2014

Position Announcement
Hospitality Management & Dietetics and Family & Consumer Sciences
Western Kentucky University

Doctoral degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management; Nutrition and Dietetics; or a related field preferred. ABD and Masters level candidates will also be considered, so this could be either a tenure-track or instructor position. The RD/RDNcredential is required. Candidates must have two years industry experience in commercial food preparation and food service systems management. Starting Date: August 2015. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

Go to
for more information.

July 9, 2014

Assistant/Associate Professor, 10-months full-time - BSND Coordinated Dietetics Program

Registered Dietitian, Master's Degree required, doctoral degree preferred. Prior experience with teaching undergraduate dietetics students basic science and clinical nutrition using the distance learning platform and familiarity with ACEND standards required.

The Department of Nutritional Sciences within Rutgers University's School of Health Related Professions is recruiting a full time faculty member. Responsibilities include advising, mentoring and teaching students in our distance-based Coordinated Program B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics for DTRs. Teaching vitamin and mineral metabolism, nutritional physiology and clinical nutrition courses as assigned using the University's distance learning platform. Participate in ongoing course and program review and evaluation and other duties as assigned. Collaborate on research across the department and maintain a record of scholarship.

Contact: Dr. Riva Touger-Decker (

Riva Touger-Decker, PhD, RD, CDN

October 15, 2013

Title: Clinical Specialist - Contract Position
Location: Florham Park, NJ
To apply: Visit and click careers. Search for job # 13006183

Job Description:
We are currently searching for a Clinical Specialist for a contract assignment for Nestlé Healthcare Nutrition (HCN). This is a temporary position for approximately 1 year. It will be based in Florham Park, NJ. This assignment will provide clinical and scientific support and substantiation for HCN products and platforms, ensuring adequate scientific rationale, and documentation for benefits and claims.

Temporary Faculty Pool - Nutrition Department
Opening Date: September 9, 2013
Closing Date: Continuous
Job Type: Temporary / Part-time
Location: 700 S. High St. West Chester, PA
Department: College of Health Sciences, West Chester University

For more information, please see the 'Job Opportunities' posting at the Human Resources page:
Temporary Faculty Pool - Nutrition Department

Instructor / Assistant Professor

Appointment effective September 1, 2014

POSITION:  9-month, instructor/assistant professor, full-time, non-tenure track, fixed term renewable appointment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Primary responsibilities include teaching of a variety of undergraduate nutrition and dietetics courses.

You can view and apply for this job at:



Bariatric Nutritionist Position
Opening for full-time bariatric nutritionist. Responsibilities include conducting pre-operative evaluations and post-operative follow-ups. Salary competitive with benefits. Interested applicants should contact Julio Teixeira, MD at (646) 477-1107 or

Farmers' Market Community Health Worker
The Community Health Worker will conduct surveys and provide educational programming to help Newark residents, in particular Women Infant & Children (WIC) & Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients and low-income seniors, to select, purchase, store, and prepare fresh produce from Newark’s farmers’ markets. The position is seasonal, June through October. The Community Health Workers will enhance the efforts of BCDC’s and the City of Newark’s efforts to improve the health of nutritionally at-risk Newarkers by coordinating with the Food Policy Director to promote the use of farmers' markets, support NJ farmers who sell their fresh produce at farmers’ markets, and promote the development of farmers' markets as a component of sustainable communities.

Click the link Farmers' Market Community Health Worker for information on job responsibilities and educational and licensing requirements.

Farmers' Market Coordinator
The Farmers’ Market Coordinator position supports Newark’s weekly farmers’ markets and their managers. The position is seasonal, June through October. The position will support the market operations, promotions, and the new EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer – SNAP/Food Stamps) program at Nourishing Newark’s Farmers’ Markets.

Click the link Farmers' Market Coordinator for information on job responsibilities and transportation and licensing requirements.

How to Apply:
Submit cover letter, resume and three references to Victor Emenuga at Please write "Farmers' Market Community Health Worker" or “Farmers’ Market Coordinator” in the subject line. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and positions will be filled as they become available until July 2013.

Research & Evaluation Manager
Cooking Matters is hiring! Click the link, Cooking Matters, for more on a great opportunity to flex those utilization-focused evaluation muscles.


The Cooking Matters Research & Evaluation Manager is responsible for advancing the mission of
Share Our Strength, to end childhood hunger in America, by overseeing research, program evaluation, reporting, and monitoring for the national Cooking Matters program. As a member of the Cooking Matters Program Development & Evaluation team, the Research & Evaluation Manager will help Cooking Matters demonstrate and enhance the effectiveness of its high-quality food skills education programming through the development and oversight of monitoring and evaluation systems, as well as key research initiatives.

Reports to: Associate Director, Program Development & Evaluation Location: Washington, DC- HQ

How to Apply
Submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:<>.
Reference job title "Cooking Matters Program Coordinator" in the subject line.

Part-Time Dietary Aid/Intern Positions
The Chester County Pocopson Home is looking to fill four part-time dietary aid/intern positions. Hours are flexible weekdays between 11:30 - 7:30 pm and every other weekend from 11:30 am - 7:30 pm or 6:00 am - 2:00 pm. For more details, see the attachment Part-time Dietary Aid/Intern Position. Applications can be filled out online and accepted at The Official Site of Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Associate Director, Community Partnerships
City Harvest seeks an Associate Director, Community Partnerships who will work with City Harvest
neighborhood-based staff to develop, mobilize and grow community partnerships and resident-based
networks in support of the Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative. This position will focus on the link
between access to healthy food, nutritional knowledge, and food preparation skills, and community
mobilization to promote the health of residents of the Healthy Neighborhoods. The Associate Director,
in collaboration with the Healthy Neighborhoods team, will work to engage residents, neighborhood
leaders and business to: create healthy retail options, implement resident-based fruit and vegetable
promotions in support of the City Harvest Healthy Retail program, and organize around local advocacy
for healthy food access in their neighborhoods. This position reports to the Director, Healthy
Neighborhoods and manages 5 borough-based Healthy Neighborhood Assistant Managers.

         Major responsibilities:

  • In partnership with the Healthy Neighborhood Assistant Managers, cultivate, lead and grow strategic local and city-wide partnerships connected to increased healthy food access, improved dietary health, and improved community capacity across 5 Healthy Neighborhoods.
  • Lead the strategic design and implementation of neighborhood-based Community Action Networks (CANs), managed by City Harvest neighborhood staff and made up of resident volunteers who are leaders in their community and dedicated to improving food access and dietary health in their neighborhoods. Work with CANs to implement community-led projects including:  


    • Promoting fruit and vegetable access in their neighborhoods by supporting existing and emerging healthy retailers;
    • Creating a mechanism to support City Harvest’s Healthy Supermarket and Corner Stores;
    • Developing and implementing resident-led local fruit and vegetable promotions;
    • Creating and delivering advocacy messages around local healthy food access.  


  • Ensure Healthy Neighborhood programs are strategically integrated within each community by working with the City Harvest’s Healthy Retail, Nutrition Education, Mobile Market and Emergency Food program teams.
  • Work with Associate Director, Healthy Retail to create Healthy Retailer Networks for corner store operators, providing marketing, merchandising and business assistance to stores to ensure a future healthy retail space. Create mechanisms to connect store operators with their community through the CAN networks.  
  • Regularly engage in and lead neighborhood-based fieldwork to become familiar with the geography, character and population diversity of each Healthy Neighborhood.
  • Ensure that Healthy Neighborhood activities are informed by an understanding of how diet-related diseases poverty and food insecurity interact with each other at the neighborhood level.   Read supporting research around the connection of dietary health to food access, nutrition education, and community engagement.
  • As senior HNI team leader, work with Director Healthy Neighborhoods, Director Evaluation, Director Policy and Government Affairs, and VP Community Impact to continue to develop and implement the Healthy Neighborhoods strategic vision, food access policy, and programmatic evaluations.
  • In partnership with Volunteer Services, build and maintain a strong coalition of community volunteers that are invested in Healthy Neighborhood interventions and dedicate time to carry-out food access and nutrition programming.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with City Harvest colleagues in Marketing, Fund Raising, Food Sourcing and Agency Relations to further develop programs and impact.
  • Manage 5 direct reports. Recruit and oversee interns, fellows and community volunteers to further engage in this work.


  • Graduate degree in public health, public administration, or comparable degree or equivalent work experience as a community organizer in food systems, food justice or community-based health related projects.

  • 5+ years of experience in the development and management of urban public health programs.

  • Outstanding track record of creating and cultivating partnerships including both community and city-wide partners.

  • Strong track record of community organizing and engagement. Ability to train staff on community organizing approaches and best practices.

  • Leadership experience with obesity-or diet-related disease prevention or treatment programs within the context of collaborative community partnerships a plus.

  • Solid public health expertise with a deep interest in having a serious and sustained impact on community health in low resource communities of NYC.

  • Ability to synthesize complex information and present it in a helpful and educational manner.

  • Ability to speak and write fluently in Spanish highly preferred.

  • Comfort with traveling around the city on public transportation as at least 50% of time will be spent in the field.

Please use the following link to complete our application and to submit your resume and cover letter
with salary requirements Qualified candidates will
be contacted by phone and/or email. City Harvest conducts background checks and writing and
computer literacy tests for final candidates for this position.

City Harvest is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Pediatric Job Opportunity

Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY is currently looking for a Clinical Dietitian to cover the NICU and PICU/peds unit. The units are shared between two dietitians, and the position is through Sodexo. Here is the link for the posting with position details:

Worksite Wellness Registered Dietitian Position available: February 2012


The School of Health Related Professions’ Institute for Nutrition Intervention university-wide worksite wellness program is recruiting for a registered dietitian to work as the wellness program coordinator/instructor. The position (90%FTE) will be based on the Newark campus with required travel to other campuses. Primary responsibilities include organizing, initiating and managing the worksite wellness program under the direction of the director of the Institute for Nutrition Interventions and the chair of the Department of Nutritional Sciences, providing direct client care in individual and group sessions, uploading program sessions and materials to the web-based instruction platform, data collection and entry and travel to all campuses.

Qualifications: Master’s prepared Registered Dietitian with experience in weight management. Additional experience in web-based instruction platforms, physical examination, wellness and program management desirable. 

Submit letter of application and curriculum vitae to:

Dr. Diane Radler, Associate Professor and Director, Institute for Nutrition Interventions

UMDNJ-SHRP, 65 Bergen Street, Room 157, Newark, New Jersey 07101-1709
or email:



The Department of Family Medicine at Memorial Hospital of RI is looking for a Nutritionist for the Department of Family Medicine.  The nutritionist will plan, implement and evaluate nutrition curriculum for family medicine and internal medicine residents, medical students rotating through the departments, and fellows in various subspecialities of family medicine and/or internal medicine.
Masters Degree in dietetics, human nutrition or public health is required.  Must be a registered dietitian.
Five to eight years experience in clinical, community and/or nutrition education at the college level.
Knowledge of biochemical, food science, psychosocial and community nutrition to effectively teach medical students, residents and fellows
-Knowlege of Pathophysiology of common medical problems, pharmacology of diet drug interaction and medical terminology
-Knowledge of counseling techniques and behavior modification
-Knowledge of biostatistics, learning theory, educational research design, curriculum design and grantsmanship
-Organizational and priority setting skills
-Grand Rounds presentations
-Develop curriculum for elective block course
Must have strong teaching skills, strong speaking, communication, interpersonal and writing skills, creativity in planning and implementing graduate medical education programs in nutrition and organizational skills.
Should be self-motivated and have a commitment to quality and self-improvement.
Please visit <> to apply.


Seton Hall University Clinical Reserach Coordinator Temporary Position

The Division of Natural and Health Sciences at Seton Hill University invites applications for a Clinical Research Coordinator for the period of July 2012 through September 2014. The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will work directly with the PI, Co-PI and Integrative Health Coaches in coordinating and conducting a three-phase study designed to evaluate and improve behavioral patterns of university students in the domains of diet, exercise, stress management, smoking and sleep. Responsibilities include training, mentoring and evaluating study personnel and dietetic students; recruitment, screening and enrollment of study participants including the informed consent process; maintenance of social media sites; development of population-appropriate website materials and individualized motivational messages; completion of study documentation and maintenance of study files in accordance with sponsor requirements and University policies and procedures; maintenance of study supplies. Qualifications: Registered Dietitian with Masters Degree. Experience in research utilizing Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and teaching preferred. Must have excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and various types of social media required.

Seton Hill is a Catholic, liberal arts university located 35 miles east of Pittsburgh, PA. Seton Hill offers 40 undergraduate majors, 9 graduate programs and serves traditional age and adult student populations. Applications accepted until position is filled. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, and transcripts to jzemba@setonhill.edufax (724)-830-1571; Dr. Janice Sandrick, Program Director, Coordinated Program in Nutrition & Dietetics, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA 15601. Seton Hill is committed to having a faculty and student body that reflects the racial diversity of the global population. AA/EOE.


Clinical Dietitian

Full Time (37.5 hr) clinical dietitian position open at Jewish Home Lifecare in the Bronx, NY. 

Facility is an 840-bed long term, subacute care facility. Clinically advanced practices including enteral feeding, outpatient dialysis unit, nutrition focused physical assessment, and nutrition care process.

Experience preferred. Entry level dietitians ok. Great learning environment, willing to train.  Annual salary: $51,000 if RD status at time of employment. Great benefits. 

Please call Michele, Herbek, MS, RD at 718-410-1522 or email resume


Consultant Dietitian

SupremeCare, looking for a Consultant Dietitian for LTC who can provide from 80-88 hours per month at one of their facilities in Easton, PA.  

Qualifications:  Independent RD consultants to provide RD nutrition consultation services at nursing homes and hospitals that we contract with.  Flexible enough to meet the needs of the facility.  Experienced, Board Certified, and State Licensed, Professional Liability Insurance.  To assure continuity of care for the residents for the nutrition component of their care.
Scope of Work: To provide consulting services including but not limited to assistance with dietary operations, resident assessments, charting, monitoring dietary production/sanitation, support services, In-service training with staff provided as needed to assure quality and outcomes.

Resumes can be faxed or emailed to:
Sherry Harris
Office Manager/RD Coordinator
SupremeCare, Inc.
770-233-5138 (FAX)


Clinical Dietitian

A 160 Bed skilled nursing facility located in Endicott, NY is seeking to have a Full Time Clinical Dietitian to join our Multidisplinary Team.

The primary purpose of your job position includes the assessment of nutritional status, implementation and monitoring of an individualized plan of care and being an active member of the multidisplinary team.

Candidates Must Have:

·  Bachelor’s Degree (Nutrition or Dietetics) or be a

    Registered Dietitian

·  Be Resident focused – can effectively evaluate dietary interventions

·  Financially Responsible

·  Hands on attitude (willing to be part of the team)

·  Well organized and able to work independently at time

·  Possess good clinical and communication skills

If you are interested please stop in the facility and ask for Pat Brown, Registered Dietitian or Marc Walker, Administrator. You may also email your resume at

301 Nantucket Drive

Endicott NY 14817

607-754-2705 (tele)

607-754-2610 (fax)


Diet Tech

ARAMARK at Susquehanna Health, located in Williamsport and Muncy PA., is seeking .8 FTE (4 day/week) Diet Tech to provide nutritional care of residents in a long term care facility. Responsibilities include: nutrition screening and assessment, participation in resident care conferences, developing nutrition care plans, menu development, providing in-services to staff & patient education. Will function as a member of the multidisciplinary health care team to implement nutrition care plans.


Ideal candidates will be a graduate of certified Dietetic Technician program or Bachelor’s degree from a 2 or 4-year college or university in nutrition or a related field or Certified Dietary Manager with two or more years of exp.


Interested candidates should complete an ARAMARK application at Susquehanna Health, 700 High St, Wmspt, PA. For questions call 570-321-3758.


ARAMARK at Susquehanna Health has implemented a Tobacco-Free Hiring Policy.



Part time (20 hrs/week) RD or RD eligible.  New position in a CCRC with 102 skilled nursing beds.  Responsibilities include wound rounds, nutrition risk monitoring, MDS charting and attending care plan meetings.  Great team to work with.

If interested, send your cover letter and resume to:

Sue Noriega, RD, LDN

Director of Food Services

The Middletown Home

999 W. Harrisburg Pike

Middletown, PA  17057  OR email: