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Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist - (Staff Wage)


Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist - (Staff Wage)

  • R0039455
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Health Services
  • The University of Virginia
Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist to provide one-on-one clinical nutrition counseling services to University students. This position reports to the Senior Nutrition Educator in the Office of Health Promotion. This is an hourly wage position, working 2-4 days per week during the academic year. The position will not work during winter and summer breaks in the academic calendar.

The Nutritionist will conduct nutrition assessments and offer ongoing nutritional counseling to undergraduate and graduate level students at the university. In developing nutrition care plans, the Nutritionist will collaborate with a team of multidisciplinary healthcare providers to support students’ optimal health and well-being. The Nutritionist will uphold a non-diet, weight neutral practice philosophy and have exceptionally strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.


--Provide one-on-one clinical nutrition services to students.

o Conduct nutrition assessments and counsel patients presenting with health and wellness concerns including eating disorders, weight management, food allergies/intolerances, cardiovascular health, diabetes, polycystic ovary syndrome, sports nutrition, and vegetarianism.

--Ensure continuity of nutritional care for those needing services outside of the scope of Student Health provision.
o Facilitate referral to community providers as needed.

--Coordinate care with multi-disciplinary healthcare treatment team members as needed.
o Attend treatment team meetings as available; collaborate with providers by phone or email communication as necessary.

--Document care.
o Review and write notes in the Electronic Medical Record (Medicat).

• Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
• Commitment to a non-diet, weight neutral philosophy of practice.
• Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with diverse populations.
• Dedication to the educational purposes of the Department of Student Health and Division of Student Affairs.

To apply, please submit an application online through Workday at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and attach a current CV/Resume and Cover Letter . Search on requisition number: R0039455.

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will also require an Education Verification. (FSAKA)

This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link: http://uvapolicy.virginia.edu/policy/HRM-029

Questions related to the application process may be directed to Jen Krahn, Sr. HR Specialist, at jak8w@virginia.edu.


Education: Bachelor's degree

Experience: Two years experience as nutritionist or dietitian

Licensure: Registered Dietician through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)/Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) required.


This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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