Georgia Department of Public Health
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District Nutrition Services Director-Clarke
at Georgia Department of Public Health
Pay Grade: N
This position is in Athens, GA and does not offer relocation assistance. Must be within a reasonable commuting distance. If relocating to Athens, GA, please specify on the application.
The Northeast Health District is seeking a qualified individual to head the District WIC program as Nutrition Services Director.
The Nutrition Services Director will ensure the effective and efficient delivery of quality WIC services consistent with USDA and State requirements, will supervise and train nutritionists and other WIC staff, and will provide nutrition consultation to clinic staff and to other professionals to assist them with improving health outcomes and prevention of disease onset in clinics they serve. Other duties will include budget oversight, state reporting requirements, coordination of programmatic audits, and responsibility for training and continuing education to meet program requirements.
Open until filled.
No phone calls, applications accepted ONLINE ONLY through the link posted.
- Job Responsibilities
Plans and directs the overall operation of a nutrition program. Establishes and implements policies and procedures. Monitors and evaluates the program for compliance with established guidelines. Directs subordinate managers and staff.
- Minimum Qualifications
Master's degree in dietetics, human nutrition, food & nutrition, nutrition education, food systems management or a closely related field from an accredited college or university Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics accredited program AND Three year's experience, One year of which was in management/supervisory capacity AND Registration as a Dietitian by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Commission AND Licensure as a Dietitian in the State of Georgia OR Bachelor's degree in dietetics, human nutrition, food & nutrition, nutrition education, food systems management or a closely related field from an accredited college or university Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics accredited program AND Five years nutrition experience, Two years of which were in management/supervisory capacity AND Registration as a Dietitian by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Commission AND Licensure as a Dietitian in the State of Georgia.
- Additional Information
Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner and leaders encourages all employees to engage in regular wellness activities and to make lifestyle choices that promote health and well-being.
The use of wellness breaks during the workday is authorized to support this philosophy and assist employees in meeting their wellness goals. A maximum of 30 minutes in a given workday may be used to engage in wellness activities, generally in the form of two 15-minute breaks or one 30-minute break.
Current State employees are subject to State Personnel Board rules regarding salary.
DPH accepts educational credential recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and/or the US Department of Education (DOE) will be considered. DPH will contact educational institutions to verify degree, diploma, licensure, etc.
The candidate selected for this position may be subject to pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background check.
As an employee of DPH, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.
If you require accommodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to: DPH-HR@dph.ga.gov.
DPH is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.
This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.