Full-time Faculty / Dietetic Internship Director - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States


Detailed Job Description

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for a 12-month faculty/Director of the Dietetic Internship appointment in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics beginning August 1, 2013. A Master's degree and CDR registration required, PhD preferred. Position offers excellent opportunities for professional growth and networking.

The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics is housed in the Doisy College of Health Sciences. The Dietetic Internship is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). The internship program has five areas of concentration (Pediatric Nutrition, Nutrition Therapy, Nutrition and Physical Performance, Culinary, and Public Health).

Position Qualifications:

- Master's Degree (PhD preferred)
- CDR Registration)
- Clinical experience as a Registered Dietitian, preferably with extensive in-patient hospital experience including recent Medical Nutrition Therapy knowledge and knowledge of the Nutrition Care Process language)
- Teaching experience

Position Expectations:

- In conjunction with the Chairman, the Director will develop and maintain a schedule of intern placements in approved supervised practice sites, including clinical, management, food service and community, assuring that direct interns' supervised practice experience meets all required ACEND educational elements and practice competencies
- Advise, monitor, and evaluate dietetic interns' progress throughout the program for a successful outcome
- Provide assistance to develop, update and monitor program objectives, policies and outcome assessment strategies
- Participate in evaluation of outcome results with appropriate action planning
- Coordinate and manage annual application and selection process for dietetic interns
- Participate in recruitment activities, open houses and maintain website
- Assist with planning and implementation of the orientation process for dietetic interns and the coordination of the affiliation agreements/contracts while maintaining compliance with applicable regulations
- Assist with implementation of the internship curriculum
- Teach coordinated graduate courses in Human Nutrition Physiology and Metabolism and undergraduate courses in Medical Dietetics
- Enhance professional growth and development by keeping abreast of the latest trends in the profession, higher education, and the food environment
- In collaboration with the other faculty, assist in the development of a departmental strategic plan consistent with department's sustainable food curricular thread and the organizational mission, culture, values and goals
- Contribute to Department, University, and School committees, as appropriate
- Attend and participate in the regularly scheduled departmental meetings
- Perform other duties related to program management and intern training and represent the program in the director's absence
- Assist with other Departmental activities, as assigned

Recruiting Range

Commensurate with Experience  

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
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Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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