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Registered Dietitian 3

Company: Sodexo
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Job Description:

Unit Description:

Are you a Registered Dietitian ready to impact the lives of students on a daily basis?  Come work for the world’s leading private employer of Registered Dietitians! 


Sodexo is seeking an experienced, full-time Registered Dietitian 3 to serve as student nutrition and well-being leader for Dorchester School District Two in Summerville, South Carolina- just over 30 miles from beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated background in menu development under the USDA National School Lunch Program guidelines, leading student meal programs and serving as the unit subject matter expert in student wellness.  This is an exciting opportunity to join Sodexo's management team in K-12 School Services!


The successful candidate will:

  • be responsible for menu planning and nutritional analysis, including system-wide staff training on computerized nutrition-analysis system;
  • be responsible for special diets required by the district and work closely with school nurses, students and families;  
  • work with nutrition issues related to food allergies, weight management and disordered eating patterns and other medical issues requiring meal selection assistance;
  • serve as the digital marketing specialist for the district; 
  • participate in Health Fairs, community events and develop and deliver presentations as needed to support client goals; 
  • provide direction for planning strategic goals, standards of the brand and maintaining effective communication with other managers and inter-department liaisons;
  • establish and execute Client and Sodexo operating standards;
  • maintain and develop client relationships and client satisfaction for nutrition services; and
  • stay current with most recent nutrition-related trends, research, policy, certifications, and standards of practice.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who:

  • are a Registered Dietitian with state licensure in SC;
  • have experience working in K-12, either in an operational capacity or as a Registered Dietitian;
  • have knowledge of USDA regulations and processes as related to the National School Lunch Program;
  • have familiarity and proficiency with PrimeroEdge Nutrition Analysis software;
  • have a marketing background and knowledge of various digital marketing platforms;
  • have excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels;
  • have the proven ability to effectively engage, motivate and influence others with varying cultural backgrounds regarding their nutrition;
  • have a strong passion for working with students and motivating long-term healthy nutritional habits;
  • have strong presentation skills;
  • have a background in research and/or education regarding behavior change, weight management, and/or a related area;
  • have demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities with the ability to adapt the changing needs of the role;
  • have a history of working independently with little direction; and/or
  • have a commitment to continued education in the nutrition field and implementation of new and innovative ideas to implement.

Learn more about Dorchester School District Two

Learn more about Sodexo’s Benefits 


Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Nutrition and Wellness positions in a variety of business segments, including Schools, Universities, Health Care, Personal and Home Health Services, and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Nutrition jobs.


Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.

Position Summary:

Responsible for providing direct comprehensive nutrition services including those for complex needs.
Key Duties
-Directs nutrition care of special needs population to ensure nutrition needs and customer satisfaction levels are met.
-Maintains and develops client relationships and client satisfaction to ensure account retention.
-Manages, promotes, and educates others on food and nutrition programs according to Sodexo standards and policy.
-Collaborates and communicates with culinary and clinical departments on established processes, special diets, and menu requests and probes potential problems and apprises manager of status on resolution of problems or issues, using appropriate Sodexo resource when necessary.
-Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulations as well as Sodexo/client policies and procedures (e.g. Health Dept., -HIPAA/Privacy Act, Joint Commission, quality assurance, safety, operations, and personnel) by keep abreast of the most recent nutrition-related trends, research, policy, certifications, and standards of practice.
-Establishes operating standards, implements quality improvements and communicates them to other departments. .



Qualifications & Requirements:

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years work experience in health care including hospitals, nursing homes, assisted or independent living facilities, long-term care, retirement homes, or clinics + registered dietitian

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Keywords: Sodexo, Summerville , Registered Dietitian 3, Other , SUMMERVILLE, South Carolina

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