The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking applicants for the position of Health Educator - Nutrition for the Health Education unit of McKinley Health Center.
The Health Education unit consists of health educators in the areas of fitness, nutrition, sexuality, cross-cultural health and stress management. McKinley Health Center is one of the nation's premiere student health centers, an accredited ambulatory care facility, providing primary care for 46,000 university students. We are seeking a dynamic, service oriented clinician for an exciting career in a college health setting. As part of the student health center, the unit provides a wide variety of wellness promotion, health education, fitness testing, and sports promotion for students at the University of Illinois.
The Health Educator works with a team of educators within the Health Education Unit to promote a campus environment that supports health lifestyle behavior. A Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics is required. Illinois licensure or eligibility for Illinois licensure is required or Registered Dietitian. Experience working with diverse student populations is preferred.
We are looking for a candidate with excellent communication and computer skills, ability to organize workshops and plan, implement campus-wide events, will develop, implement and evaluate educational programs. Candidate will provide individual and group instruction and advice to students on matters related to nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, eating disorders and weight management, serve as a source for nutrition information for students, staff and faculty, and refer students, when appropriate, to campus or community agencies, medical facilities, etc. The position will include coordination of nutrition services and resources as provided by McKinley Health Center, determine budgetary needs for nutrition services and monitor expenditures, and develop annual goals and objectives consistent with those of McKinley Health Center.
This position is a 100%, 12 month appointment. Salary is competitive and includes a very attractive, comprehensive benefit package. The start date will be as soon as possible after the close date of the search. Interviews may be conducted before the closing date, however, all applications received by the closing date will receive full consideration.
To ensure full consideration, create your candidate profile at jobs.illinois.edu and upload your letter of application, resume and the names and the information of three professional references by October 25, 2019.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
For further information, please contact:
Kathryn Donaldson, Chair Consultative Search Committee McKinley Health Center 1109 S. Lincoln Avenue Urbana, Illinois 61801 Phone: (217) 333-2711 Fax: (217) 244-1758 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu)