27 days old


Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Temporary/Paraprofessional
Requisition Number DU07555
Department Name 81500:Dietetics and Human Nutrition
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $16.49-26.38/hour
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education


Required Related Experience

Teaching experience, research experience
Driver’s license preferred

Required License/Registration/Certification

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Certification

Physical Requirements

Sitting, standing, walking, some travel to local clinics


Monday through Friday, typically between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm with occasional evenings. (30hrs a week)

Job Summary

The Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition seeks a Registered Dietitian for a unique learning coordinator position that bridges disease prevention-focused nutrition education in community clinics. This dietitian will provide training to undergraduates on the necessary nutrition skills for clinical evaluation and education interventions,assisting providers in developing nutrition education plans, and assisting with research participants.
This learning coordinator is responsible for research partner relations, coordinating training and undergraduate education, training & development in research protocols, study protocol development & management, data collection & management, and financial management.
A learning coordinator with excellent personal skills and a desire to instruct undergraduates through experiential learning is needed to assist in ongoing teaching efforts, and research initiatives.
This is a grant funded position.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Proficient in MS office, clinical experience, excellent interpersonal communication skills

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Teaching experience, research experience
Driver’s license preferred

Deadline to Apply 04/16/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2021-03-17 Expires: 2021-04-16

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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