The Culinary Services Department and Well Being Center at the College of Saint Benedict invites applications for the part-time (.289 FTE), non-benefit eligible position of Registered Dietitian.
The primary functions of this position are a.) Responsible for department wellness and nutritional education programs; b.) Manage nutrition and menu information systems; c.) Perform nutrition counsel with students and community members that need assistance; e.) Acts as a public relations person for customers; f.) Provide Medical Nutrition Therapy for students. The Registered Dietitian will provide Nutritional assistance in other areas of the Culinary Department as needed, including retail, catering, concessions, and kitchen.
The College of Saint Benedict (CSB) and Saint John’s University (SJU) believe that an excellent liberal arts education requires an understanding and appreciation of cultural difference and that everyone deserves to feel safe and morally valued. To that end, we will challenge our own practices and systems. Our commitment to an inclusive environment will be incorporated into all decision-making processes. We dedicate ourselves to cultivating an equitable, inclusive community founded on respect for all persons. For further information regarding CSB and SJU, see http://www.csbsju.edu/about.
CSB and SJU offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program.
Provide training and professional development opportunities for administrative, support and student staff, with emphasis on diet and nutrition.
Receive and monitor customer comments and concerns and respond in ways that increase customer satisfaction or insight.
Maintain and enforce standards of sanitation and safety as established by the College of St. Benedict, local, state, and federal health authorities.
Assist with the evaluation of processes and procedures of the Gorecki Dining Center resulting in an efficient, effective, and sustainable operation with minimal waste and redundancy.
Department Wellness & Nutritional Education Programs
Responsible for coordination of the wellness and nutritional educational programs, oversees nutrition outreach, develops methods and programs to creatively promote healthy eating, elevates the awareness of nutrition and shares information about current trends with the community.
Continually develop the "allergy-free" lines and special diet self-service in dining centers.
Responsible for the promotion and training of online menu to our students and community members.
Coordinate with other groups on CSB and partner with SJU campus to promote National Nutrition Month and other student interest projects.
Work with culinary staff to find new items and recipes that support the needs of our guests, advocating for nutritious dining options.
Provide guidance and structure for Student Nutrition Assistants.
Manage Nutrition and Menu Information Systems
Assist students with identifying ingredients in food and recipes.
Maintain accurate information in our menu management program, about all ingredients and their nutritional information.
Contact vendors and food companies, as needed, to maintain an accurate database.
Direct liaison for those students and customers with special dietary needs, particularly those with food allergies.
Conduct one-on-one meetings, creating personalized nutrition care plans with students in order to help them learn how to utilize the meal plan and navigate through the dining venues.
Well-Being Center (8 hours per week during the academic calendar, 35 weeks)
Assess, counsel, educate and develop individual plans for patients needing dietary modifications to treat or prevent disease.
Provide 1:1 Medical Nutrition Therapy to students on an appointment basis.
Act as a clinical resource for Counseling and Health Services staff.
Provide support to Health Promotion staff with activities pertaining to nutritional topics.
Bachelor’s Degree in Food and Nutrition or Dietetics, Nutritional Science, or related field.
Registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Experience with nutritional education or relatable skills.
ServSafe certificate or ability to complete within the first 6 months of employment.
Effective oral and written communication skills. Interpersonal skills to maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with diverse groups in team settings.
Excellent organizational, and problem-solving ability, such as the ability to follow through, meet deadlines and take initiative as necessary.
Successfully engage customers and lead service standards to ensure successful customer experience.
Ability to use a variety of office and technical skills administering data, generating reports, organizing and managing information/files, monitoring results, and using general office software.
Valid Driver’s license and insurable driving record.
The College of Saint Benedict (CSB), a liberal arts college for women, and Saint John's University (SJU), a liberal arts college for men, are located in the central lakes area of Minnesota, surrounded by more than 3,000 acres of pristine forests, prairies, and lakes. The campuses are minutes away from St. Cloud, an increasingly diverse regional center with a population of over 100,000, and 70 miles from Minneapolis and St. Paul. Some CSB/SJU faculty and staff choose to reside locally, while others commute from the Twin Cities. Both St. Cloud and the Twin Cities offer a wide range of fine arts, cultural, dining, recreational, and sporting opportunities. CSB and SJU are Catholic colleges in the Benedictine tradition enlivened by values of community, hospitality, stewardship, and justice. The schools are dedicated to cultivating an equitable, inclusive community founded on respect for all persons. Students, staff and faculty from many diverse belief systems and backgrounds collectively bring a rich dimension to the academic, cultural, and religious experience at CSB/SJU. We welcome faculty who devote themselves with passion and integrity to their disciplines and to a transformative ed...ucation of their students. With a total enrollment of approximately 3600 students, faculty members develop relationships with students in small classroom settings and have opportunities to work closely with students on research projects, experiential learning experiences, and study abroad programs. Recent initiatives to create a dynamic general education curriculum and to develop plans for a new teaching and learning center demonstrate strong institutional support for faculty development. CSB and SJU offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program.