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Pennsylvania State University Nutritionist in University Park, Pennsylvania


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The Management Entity for Pennsylvania (PA) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Education (SNAP-Ed), a federally funded program providing nutrition education to low-income audiences across the Commonwealth, is seeking a candidate for a Nutritionist.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Reviewing proposals and serving as a proposal manager for assigned Partners (PA SNAP-Ed Providers) during the annual Request for Partners and Plan amendment submission periods.

  • Conducting program monitoring and site reviews for assigned Partners to ensure compliance with policies and regulations.

  • Providing technical assistance and training to PA SNAP-Ed Partners.

  • Reviewing education materials for compliance with SNAP-Ed federal guidance and alignment with the PA SNAP-Ed Plan.

    This position offers a flexible work arrangement that combines remote and on-site work. Questions related to flexible work should be directed to the hiring manager during the interview process.

    The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

    Education and Experience:

    This position typically requires a Bachelor’s D egree plus four years of related experience o r an equivalent combination of education and experience. At least one degree must be in nutrition from an accredited university. Registered Dietitian preferred. In-state travel is required.

    Additional Information:

    This is a limited-term appointment funded through September 30, 2023, with a good possibility of re-funding.

    This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver’s license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks.


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University Park, PA