Jobs

The Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Job Bank is sponsored by the Maine members of the national Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Below is a listing of jobs that may be available. This information is as up-to-date as possible, but please be aware that some positions may already be filled.

Lecturer in Human Nutrition (Direct the Didactic Program and serve as the undergraduate Program Coordinator)

Employer: University of Maine
Location: Orono, Maine
Job Title: Lecturer in Human Nutrition

Responsibilities:   The School of Food and Agriculture seeks candidates for a full-time, nine month lecturer position, with one month of summer salary, in the program area of Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSN). The candidate will direct the Didactic Program in Nutrition and Dietetics (DP) and serve as the undergraduate Program Coordinator for the FSN program.

The School of Food and Agriculture (http://www.umaine.edu/foodandagriculture/) has 35 faculty members, over 450 undergraduate students, and about 50 graduate students.  In addition to FSN, the School offers B.S. degrees in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Environmental Horticulture, and Sustainable Agriculture, as well as graduate degrees in a range of programs. School research efforts focus on the sustainable production of plants and animals, on nutritious diets that promote human health and well-being, and on safety and production issues important to food and agriculturally-related businesses. The wide range of academic interests in our School offer new faculty many opportunities to participate in, and develop, multi-disciplinary teams.

Duties and Responsibilities: This is a 100% teaching, non-tenure track position, which includes program leadership responsibilities.  The DP Director is responsible for the management of the DP Program including the curriculum, students, records, and program assessment, and all activities related to maintenance of program accreditation.  The DP Director also mentors and advises students preparing to apply to a Dietetic Internship program.  The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate courses including, but not limited to, FSN 103 Science of Food Preparation, FSN 202 Foodservice Management, and FSN 305 Foods Lab.  This position also serves as the FSN Undergraduate Program Coordinator, with responsibilities for recruiting undergraduate students in FSN, advising first-year students in FSN, teaching the NFA 117 Issues and Opportunities orientation course for first year students, leading department efforts in curriculum revision and outcomes assessment, attending College program coordinator meetings, facilitating advising of all students in FSN by other advisors, and maintaining student files.  Additional responsibilities may include teaching graduate classes, such as FSN 506 Nutritional Assessment, and serving on graduate committees.

Available resources at the University of Maine include the Mary Simcock Lynch Clinical Nutrition Lab, including equipment for conducting dietary and physical assessments.  The Dr. Matthew Highlands Pilot Plant and commercial kitchen include food processing equipment and are available for teaching activities.
Qualifications: Knowledge and Skills Qualifications: A graduate degree is required by date of hire, with an earned doctorate in Nutrition or a closely-related discipline preferred.  An RD/RDN credential, and at least three years of professional experience post-credentialing, are required.  Other measures of potential for success are desirable, including excellent communication skills; experience in dietetic practice, and successful experience in college-level instruction, mentoring, and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Position Type and Work Year: This position is a full-time, nine-month (September to May) non-tenure-track lecturer appointment, with one month of summer salary.

Work Environment: The University of Maine, located in Orono, is the state’s land grant university.  We have world-class faculty members; nationally recognized research; first-rate facilities; and a friendly, collaborative atmosphere.  Orono is approximately one hour away from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park and skiing and hiking areas. The area provides a pleasant, safe, and affordable living environment. Extensive cultural activities are available at the Collins Center for the Arts and in the greater Bangor Area.

To apply, submit 1) a cover letter, 2) C.V., 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) transcripts, and 5) the names, addresses (including titles and institutions), email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.  All materials must be submitted electronically in PDF format through our online application system at https://umaine.hiretouch.com.

Review of applications will begin July 10, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications cannot be considered.  Appropriate background checks will be required.

 The University of Maine is an EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Contact Info:
https://umaine.hiretouch.com.

Dining Hall Operations Manager – Nutritionist

Job Title: Dining Hall Operations Manager – Nutritionist                               

Posted on 4/21/2017

Employer Name: Bowdoin College

Contact Info: Matt Browne, mbrowne@bowdoin.edu

Job Location: Brunswick, ME

Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with a Production Manager, he/she/they plans, develops, organizes, implements, supervises and evaluates activities of the Dining Hall.  He/She/They directs daily dining hall operations.
  • Responsible for delivering a dynamic dining program emphasizing culinary quality and excellent customer service that enhances the Bowdoin educational experience.
  • This position has primary oversight for hiring and development of personnel; operational processes and documentation; budget management, customer service and unit project management.
  • This person assists the Director with department nutrition programming, participates in oversight of the CBORD menu management system, and oversees compliance with nutrition standards within the unit.

Qualifications

  • Baccalaureate degree or other advanced degree in nutrition, dietetics or related field plus internship.  Must maintain active membership and registration in the American Dietetic Association and with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
  • Thorough knowledge of food service principles and practices, performance management, cost control management; effective communication skills; ability to meet frequent deadlines in an organized fashion; and an ability to interact positively with all constituencies. Must be comfortable working with computer technology and software common to institutional food service.
  • 3 years of institutional foodservice experience with 2 years of supervisory experience required. Demonstrated reliability and must be able to work independently within a team atmosphere. Experience working with food management system software preferred.

Bowdoin College is committed to diversity, inclusion and equality, and is an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our College.  Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs.

Please apply online at: http://careers.bowdoin.edu/postings/3928

Lecturer and Dietetic Internship Program Director | University of Maine

Employer: University of Maine
Location: Orono, ME
Job Title: Lecturer and Dietetic Internship Program Director
Responsibilities: Purpose: The School of Food and Agriculture seeks candidates for a full-time, nine month lecturer position, with two months of summer salary, in the program area of Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSN). The candidate will direct the graduate Dietetic Internship program, which includes teaching and advising in our graduate program, and will teach several undergraduate nutrition classes on-line.

The School of Food and Agriculture (http://www.umaine.edu/foodandagriculture/) has 35 faculty members, over 450 undergraduate students, and about 50 graduate students. In addition to FSN, the School offers B.S. degrees in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Environmental Horticulture, and Sustainable Agriculture, as well as graduate degrees in a range of programs. School research efforts focus on the sustainable production of plants and animals, on nutritious diets that promote human health and well-being, and on safety and production issues important to food and agriculturally-related businesses. The wide range of academic interests in our School offer new faculty many opportunities to participate in, and develop, multi-disciplinary teams.

Duties and Responsibilities: This is a 100% teaching, non-tenure track position, which includes directing the Dietetic Internship program (https://umaine.edu/foodandagriculture/dietic-internship-ispp/) accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). Formal instruction duties will include planning and teaching Dietetic Internship courses, i.e. Orientation and Applications I & II, and Evaluation, and providing for the supervised practice experiences through the course Dietetic Supervised Practice. This position also includes on-line undergraduate teaching as part of the regular teaching load, including FSN 101, Introduction to Food and Nutrition, and FSN 270 World Food and Nutrition, or a similar course. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to advise FSN undergraduate majors and support undergraduate research and honors thesis projects.

The Dietetic Internship Program Director provides leadership to the program through supervision, communication, and evaluation, and maintains a program that complies with the Standards of Education of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In the areas of administration, the Director plans, visits, and takes leadership in the evaluation of the supervised practice sites and rotations; coordinates the internship application and selection process; and organizes faculty, preceptor and advisory meetings. A more detailed listing of Program Director responsibilities is available upon request from Dr. Susan Sullivan (susans@maine.edu).

Available resources at the University of Maine include the Mary Simcock Lynch Clinical Nutrition Lab, including equipment for conducting dietary and physical assessments. The Dr. Matthew Highlands Pilot Plant and commercial kitchen include food processing equipment and are available for teaching activities.
Qualifications: Knowledge and Skills Qualifications: A graduate degree is required by date of hire, with an earned doctorate in Nutrition or a closely-related discipline preferred. An RD/RDN credential is required, with at least three years of professional experience post credentialing and experience as a preceptor preferred. Other measures of potential for success are desirable, including excellent communication skills; prior experience in leading a credentialing program; and successful experience in college-level instruction, mentoring, and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Other: Reports to: Director of the School

Position Type and Work Year: This position is a full-time, nine-month (September to May) non-tenure-track lecturer appointment, with two months of summer salary.

Work Environment: The University of Maine, located in Orono, is the state’s land grant university. We have world-class faculty members; nationally recognized research; first-rate facilities; and a friendly, collaborative atmosphere. Orono is approximately one hour away from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park and skiing and hiking areas. The area provides a pleasant, safe, and affordable living environment. Extensive cultural activities are available at the Collins Center for the Arts and in the greater Bangor Area.
Contact Info: To apply, submit 1) a cover letter, 2) C.V., 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) transcripts, and 5) the names, addresses (including titles and institutions), email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. All materials must be submitted electronically in PDF format through our online application system at https://umaine.hiretouch.com. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications cannot be considered. Appropriate background checks will be required.
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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