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Dietitian - Student Wellness - University of Iowa

Posted Date: 3/14/22


Iowa City, IA

Full Time


Student Wellness at the University of Iowa is seeking a Dietitian/Senior Behavioral Health Consultant to develop, implement, and evaluate nutrition education programs and initiatives with a primary focus on health promotion and prevention of nutritional problems, both at the environmental and individual level. Responsibilities include individual nutrition counseling, training, consultation, academic supervision, and campus-community collaboration.

This position is eligible for a combination of on-campus and remote work. Remote work must be performed at a location within the state of Iowa and comply with the remote work program and related policies.

For a detailed job description, please email Melanie Bell at

About Student Wellness:

The mission of Student Wellness at Iowa is to support student success by promoting sustainable health behaviors and fostering a culture of wellness. We offer appointments, group workshops, events, and other programming for students on nutrition, fitness, stress management, alcohol and drugs, tobacco/e-cigarettes, sexual health and sleep. For more information, please visit:

About the Division of Student Life:

The Division of Student Life is comprised of staff that embrace new ideas and thoughts, works together to keep our students safe, and provides them with life-changing experiences. The Division of Student Life includes 15 departments that span from Recreation Services to the Office of Leadership, Service and Civic Engagement and everything in between. We believe in working together as one team to achieve our mission: fostering student success by creating and promoting inclusive educationally purposeful services and activities within and beyond the classroom. One of our division priorities is to advance UI’s goals to recruit and retain U.S. racial/ethnic minority (URM) staff and students.


Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in Human Nutrition or Dietetics or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Licensure as a Dietitian by the State of Iowa. Experience (typically 3-5 years) in the area of medical nutrition therapy and nutrition education, including experience with eating disorder intervention, Health at Every Size, and intuitive eating principles. Extensive knowledge of and skills to utilize various methods of delivering learning solutions for desired training outcomes (e.g. public speaking, group workshops, etc.) Extensive knowledge and application of communication techniques and relationship building skills; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and need through the application of appropriate communication behaviors. Working knowledge and understanding of young adult growth and development. Knowledge of and the ability to use office support tools available on a desktop computer (e.g. Microsoft Office, email, presentation software, and electronic medical record.) Extensive ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and civil manner while appreciating the unique contribution of individuals from varied cultures, race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

Desirable Qualifications:

Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. Certified Eating Disorder Specialist or willingness to work toward Certified Eating Disorder Specialist. Professional experience working in Higher Education involving work with college-age students. Knowledge of assessment methods and activities; ability to assess research and instructional programs and review students’ learning outcomes to ensure achievement of objectives and strategies.

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