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Dietetic Internship Director

Posting Date

7/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Dietetic Internship Director
UW System Title:  Program Manager II

Essential Job Functions

This position reports to the Human Biology Department Chair and is responsible for the overall management and implementation of the Dietetic Internship (DI) Program. The DI Director leads the assessment, planning, and evaluation of the program to meet the requirements set by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The successful candidate will also teach one course per academic year for the Human Biology Department. This position is an academic year position, working mid-August through mid-May. This position also include one month of summer work associated with program coordination duties. 

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Ensure successful and effective delivery of the DI Program.
  • Maintain up-to-date compliance with ACEND standards.
  • Oversee development and implementation of five-year and annual management plans.
  • Coordinate and participate in outreach activities to recruit potential interns, including open houses, program information sessions, and correspondence with students.
  • Mentor and counsel interns, giving them instruction, guidance, and materials needed for taking the Registered Dietitian (RD) exam.
  • Evaluate and select interns, evaluating transcripts, performance in undergraduate coursework, and outside nutrition experience.
  • Evaluate prior assessed learning credits granted to interns and undergraduate students.
  • Provide field supervision of education, portfolios, and initial, midyear, and year-end evaluations.
  • Maintain all intern and program records required at the departmental, institutional, and professional level.
  • Maintain all credentialing paperwork, verify graduation dates, issue official DI Verification Statements, and certify credentialing paperwork.
  • Direct grievances and complaints to the appropriate person/department.
  • Coordinate curriculum development and maintenance.
  • Serve as a liaison with ACEND, and coordinate onsite accreditation visits.
  • Arrange for current and updated program memorandums and affiliation agreements with various site facilities through communications with UW-Green Bay safety and risk manager and the education coordinators for healthcare institutions.
  • Coordinate and schedule practice sites, oversee and manage DI Coordinators and Supervisors, and submit annual budgets and program fees.
  • Implement DI goals, ensure outcomes assessment measurements are utilized, and direct evaluation outcomes to make required changes.
  • Conduct alumni surveys, track intern progress, and assess student learning outcomes.
  • Provide feedback and evaluation to preceptors at all practice sites, as well as required coursework.
  • Assess new practice sites and experiences to meet goals.
  • Chair the DI steering committee, be an active member of the American Dietetic Association, and attend other relevant meetings and workshops to update knowledge related to the DI.
  • Develop, plan, and implement all dietetic online and face-to-face classes to meet ACEND's core knowledge and competencies.
  • Teach one academic course in the undergraduate program each academic year.



  • Master's Degree at time of application
  • Three years of experience as a Registered Dietitian
  • Membership in the American Dietetic Association
  • Certified Dietitian in the state of Wisconsin
  • Previous dietitian practical experience
  • Knowledge of dietetics education and adult education principles


  • DI Program preceptor or administrator experience
  • Five years of experience as a Registered Dietitian
  • Experience working in a higher education environment

The successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, the ability to communicate with a diverse student population, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to be part of a collaborative team. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions of Appointment

Position is a 9-month, full-time Academic Staff appointment working during the academic year. This position also include one month of summer work associated with program coordination duties. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.


Salary range of $55,000-$61,714
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). 

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Job Search" screen,

  • Click in "Keywords" box.
  • Enter Job Opening ID "14502"
  • Click "Search."
  • Select "Dietetic Internship Director"
  • Click "Apply."
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Registered Dietition credentials

You must select "Submit Application." Selecting "Save as Draft " or "Exit" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Jane Laurin
Phone: (920) 465-2371

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.