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Registered Dietitian

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 5/05/23

Job Description

Registered Dietitian

Job No: 519931
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 2 - CSUEU - Health Care Support, Health Professionals, Temporary, Time Varies

Job Summary

Under general direction, the Registered Dietitian develops and implements programs designed to improve the diet and nutrition of students and the campus community through changes in dietary practices; develops and provides educational and consultative services to students in nutrition, diet, weight management, and food choices; and provides education and clinical consultation for staff of the Student Health Services. Furthermore, the incumbent provides services that are equitable, inclusive, and culturally sensitive to enhance the quality of campus life. This position uses a student centered and equity minded approach in all communication and service efforts.
Key Responsibilities

  • Performs outpatient nutrition counseling sessions, including assessment, education, medical nutrition therapy (prescription of food and supplements), monitoring, and evaluation.
  • Coordinates treatment of and education in eating disorders, disordered eating, and intuitive eating.
  • Participates in regular evaluation of nutrition programs and procedures. Provides clinical consultation, in-services, and education for SHS staff, including peer educator mentorship.
  • Participate in SHS staff meeting, committees, and participate in AAAHC accreditation activities.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Comply with HIPAA Health Care Privacy and Security Law. Comply with SHS policies, procedures, and guidelines. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. General computer literacy for health promotion and research. Ability to effectively and sensitively interact in a culturally and ethnically diverse university community. Oral communication skills to communicate diplomatically and effectively with co-workers, staff, and departmental staff. Ability to work as part of a team through close collaboration with colleagues and coordinate with others. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships, and maintain a positive and respectful attitude. Ability to work effectively and productively as part of a team. Ability to consistently report to work on time prepared to perform the duties of the position. Ability to consistently be present at job/work. Experience with eating disorder diagnosis, treatment, and management.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a program approved and accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The RD credential also requires completion of an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics accredited pre-professional experience program. Master's degree and at least 2 years previous nutrition counseling preferred. Possess 3-5 years of experience to perform the assigned duties, highly preferred.
Licenses / Certificates

Possess and maintain certification as a Registered Dietitian as defined by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Possess CA driver's license or be eligible to obtain one for accreditation purposes.

Student Health Services

The targeted salary may be set as high as $ per hour based on experience. The salary range for this classification is $ to $ per hour.
Time Base

Hourly/intermittent on call temporary position for one (1) year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.

Per Diem Non-Exempt Health Care
Application Procedures

Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.
Additional Information

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.

CSU Vaccination Policy

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to
Equal Employment Statement

California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

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Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Application Closes: Oct 20, 2022 (11:55 PM)

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Company Details

Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.