Reporting to the Department Chair in the Nutrition and Food Studies Department, the Director of Dietetics Supervised Practice is responsible for all aspects of the planning, development, implementation, and ongoing supervision of the Montclair State University accredited Dietetics Supervised Practice program. The Director is responsible for planning and managing the growth and development of the dietetics program. Specific responsibilities include developing and implementing strategies to integrate supervised practice into the existing BS/MS degree program (the ACEND Future Model), assisting in the development of the application to become a Future Model Beta Site, and creating a strategic overview and tactical implementation plan to grow our supervised practice capacity so that we can ultimately accommodate all Dietetic students entering the BS/MS program (approximately 50 students).
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Contribute to the development of departmental goals for the Dietetics Supervised Practice program and translate those into well-coordinated and well-managed operations.
Manage program goals and objectives, administer the program, and design and coordinate practice experiences (offsite, on campus, and simulation) to meet ACEND accreditation standards.
Organize staff to assure year-round coverage of all Dietetics Supervised Practice functions.
Participate in student recruitment, advisement, evaluation, counseling, and successful program completion
Identify and recruit sites, preceptors, and other external partners and/or agencies as appropriate to achieve program goals.
Plan, develop, and evaluate all sites, preceptors, and simulation activities.
Manage exit interviews, graduation surveys, and site/preceptor evaluations to ensure strong student outcomes and achievement of goals.
Create and maintain records, annual reports, ACEND accreditation standards, program fees, verification processes, credentialing exam documentation, and other reports as needed.
Participate in budget planning with the faculty director and department chair.
Serve on relevant committees as needed.
Maintain active membership and presence in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and state affiliate for the purpose of contributing to forecasting and implementation of future standard changes.
This is a revenue funded position.
The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
Earned masterâ™s degree in nutrition, health, business, or related fields
Credentialed as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Five (5) years of professional experience post-credentialing in the field of Dietetics within academic or clinical settings
Two (2) years of supervisory experience in the field of Dietetics
Procedure for Candidacy
Applicants should include a resume and cover letter describing how their background, skills and education match the needs of the University. When applying, please take a moment to carefully read and follow the steps in the application instructions.
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