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Manager of Nutrition Education

Company: United Dairymen of Arizona
Location: Tempe
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

When you're looking for a refreshing drink, do you reach for a glass of cold milk? Are you passionate about nutrition and teaching others about living a healthy lifestyle? If so, the Dairy Council - of Arizona is in need of someone like you!

The Manager of Nutrition Education is responsible for implementing school wellness programs K-12 and serve as the information exchange agent for sharing program information and resources within AZMP and with DMI as appropriate. Implements programs highlighting dairy's vital role in a healthy lifestyle and sustainable food system.

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Credential, or "RD Eligible," is required.

MANAGER OF NUTRITION EDUCATION PRIMARY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Engage, educate, and inform youth wellness partners about Dairy Council - programs.
Work with partners to expand the reach, identify sponsors, and to increase program impact
Engage and communicate with school stakeholders to recruit, retain, and engage program advisors and students in promoting dairy's role as part of a sustainable food system.
Work closely with other staff to facilitate success of the school wellness initiative in Arizona
Oversee activation of the in-school and out of school wellness and culinary programs, ensuring dairy messaging and dairy nutrition education are communicated. Assist with implementation of dairy in summer feeding program.
Communicate issues, concerns, questions, and success stories to national team
Establish leadership roles in school nutrition with targeted school stakeholder and partner organizations to promote goals and objectives.
Participate in stakeholder conferences and meetings to further program outreach and implementation.
Manage the Unified Marketing Plan specific to school account development by planning, implementing, and evaluating programs targeted to school food service directors.
Participate in Dairy Optimization meetings and planning as requested.
Participate in forums and other planning/training sessions administered by National Dairy Council -, DMI and other S/Rs as needed.
Assist Manager of Sustainable Nutrition with health-related conferences and programs as needed
Collaborate on local and national efforts on coordinated system to manage potential crises in the dairy industry, communicating with school stakeholders as needed.
Oversee distribution of nutrition education materials to K-12
Maintain, goals, objectives, and budget for local and national plan.
Always maintain food safety and quality standards, resolving and/or reporting compliance issues immediately.

MANAGER OF NUTRITION EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS:
Skills & Abilities:

Demonstrated ability to relate and work with students, staff, co-workers, and administrators.
Working knowledge of nutritional science, health, and wellness principles
Understanding of USDA National School Meals program rules and regulations
Project management skills with ability to effectively organize and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines without direct supervision.
Strong leadership capabilities
Team player with positive, collaborative work ethic.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
Demonstrated social media skills
Must be flexible with schedule as necessary for occasional early morning, late evening and weekend work as well as local, state-wide and national traveling as needed.
Ability to travel to meeting sites and set up AV or necessary equipment

Experience:

3+ years related experience in promoting nutrition programs for children

Education/Certifications:

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist credential required
School Nutrition Specialist credential preferred
Master's degree in nutrition, dietetics, health education, public health or related field preferred
Valid driver's license

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Requires ability to walk, stand, and remain sedentary for long periods of time
Requires ability to comprehend verbal and written instructions
Requires ability to walk, stand, stoop, bend, reach, lift, push, pull and carry items up to 40lbs
Requires ability to participate in inter-state travel with the ability to setup/breakdown promotional items and equipment

ABOUT DAIRY COUNCIL - OF ARIZONA:

Dairy Council - of Arizona is a not-for-profit, nutrition education branch of AZMP. Staffed by registered dietitians, DCAZ strives to contribute to the achievement of optimal health for the Arizona community by providing nutrition education based on the latest scientific research and the concept of a balanced diet that includes milk and milk products.

BENEFITS:

Medical, Dental & Vision plans
401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match
Disability Insurance
Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Health & Wellness Programs
Paid Time Off
Shift Pay Differential
Education Assistance
On-site Fitness Center
On-Site Health Clinic

Keywords: United Dairymen of Arizona, Tempe , Manager of Nutrition Education, Executive , Tempe, Arizona

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