The SDSU Research Foundation WIC Program is the largest WIC agency in San Diego County, with approximately 80 employees providing a variety of nutrition services to over 40,000 participants monthly.
Under the direction of the Registered Dietitian, the Degreed Nutritionist determines eligibility, provides nutrition education classes and counseling services for program participants.
The Degreed Nutritionist is responsible for but not limited to:
Nutrition Counseling and Education 95%
Determines WIC program eligibility and provides direct client services to those in need of higher level of nutritional intervention. Creates and develops individualized nutrition education plans for participants and provides counseling on nutritional needs for all levels of pregnant and post-partum women, infants and children; prescribes and issues appropriate WIC food packages to participants; provides counseling and support to breast-feeding mothers. Provides nutrition education to WIC participants including those at high nutritional risk in a group or individual setting; provides orientation information regarding voucher usage to new participants.
Other Duties and Responsibilities as Assigned 5%
Participates in staff meetings, training and program planning as needed
Knowledge and Abilities
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with SDSU Research Foundation
Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a fingerprint clearance
San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer