Instructor, Nutrition

Southeast Community College
Nebraska, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 13, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Title Instructor, Nutrition Department Culinary/Hospitality Location Lincoln Job Category Faculty Job Type FT Posting Number 01269 Position End Date
General Description of Position

Under the general supervision and direction of the Program Director/ Associate Dean/Dean, the instructor is responsible for instructing students on campus, online, and via distance learning. Teaching assignments for this position include, but are not limited to, the Basic Nutrition course and core Culinary/Hospitality program curriculum. The instructor develops course objectives, implements engaging teaching strategies, advises students, monitors/evaluates student progress, and keeps accurate student records.

1. Provide Instruction in Assigned Subject areas. Provide instruction to a diverse student population according to the objectives of each course assigned and manage the classroom in its entirety. These courses include the Basic Nutrition class and core Culinary/Hospitality program curriculum. The instructor will utilize engaged learning strategies in the classroom/laboratory.
2. Operate and utilize as part of the teaching process appropriate audiovisual equipment and classroom media workstation, as well as course management software and media for distance learning.
3. Provide for Student Evaluation and Record-keeping and Assessment. Prepare and administer evaluation instruments and maintain accurate student records on attendance, achievement, progress and assessment.
4. Develop and implement teaching materials. Write syllabi, curriculum, schedules, objectives, criteria and evaluation.
5. Serves as an Academic Advisor for Students. Tasks in this area include: assist students in selecting and registering for courses; advise students on their academic progress, courses needed for graduation and division/college policies. Monitors and evaluates student progress in cooperation with site supervision.
6. Remains Current in Events and Developments Related to Subject Area. Increase and improve personal teaching and subject knowledge through supplemental sources such as in-service activities, conferences, workshops, technical updates, and personal self-study.
7. Participate in Division and College meetings and Committees. Attends division/college staff meetings, serves on committees and keeps safety requirements current.
8. Function as Member of the Culinary/Hospitality Program Team. Interact with colleagues, students, staff, supervisors, and community in a manner which projects a positive image of the program and the College and which promotes/facilitates instructional serves such as recruitment, placement, and orientation as assigned.
9. Maintain security of college equipment and materials.
10. Perform Other Functions Related to Teaching Assignments.
11. Individualized Development Plan (New Instructors). Each new instructor will develop and individualized development plan in cooperation with the Associate Dean and Program Director.
12. Professional Development. Instructor will work with their immediate supervisor to develop an annual plan of professional development and improvement.
13. Promotes/Support Diversity. Promote and support the College’s diversity goals; promote/support Access, Fair Employment, EEO, Equity and Diversity programs.
14. Promote/Support the Organizational Environment through Goal 9 of the Strategic Plan: Promote and support the College’s organizational environment goals. Maximize operational efficiency by enhancing policies and procedures, staffing, and communication processes and practices. Enhance positive communication processes and practices, and maximize a positive and engaging organizational environment by encouraging input, reflective and transparent communication, and compassion and respect toward the views and ideas of others.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Masters of Science degree in Nutrition or Dietetics, or a Master’s degree and 18 graduate credit hours in Nutrition.
2. Minimum of three (3) years professional work experience as a dietitian in a clinical setting.
3. Registered Dietitian.

Desired Qualifications

1. Experience teaching post-secondary courses or training.
2. Distance teaching experience.
3. Hold an LMNT (Licensed Medical Nutrition Therapy) license.
4. Recent clinical experience.


$51,500 /yr

Open Date 10/13/2020 Close Date 10/27/2020 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

Internal and external searches will run simultaneously.

Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The primary work location for this position is at the Lincoln Campus, however, College employees may be required to work at other locations as needed. Is this acceptable to you?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have a Masters of Science degree in Nutrition, Dietetics or Food Service Management with 18 hours of graduate level classes in nutrition and dietetics?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have 3 years’ work experience as a dietitian in a food service facility including both clinical and management experience?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you a Registered Dietitian?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Employment Offers are conditional based upon successful completion of all Criminal Background Checks, reference verification, transcript verification (where appropriate) and employment verification. Do you agree to these conditions?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * All information entered in the Online Application (not your Resume) will be used to determine if you meet the minimum education and experience qualifications. Have you reviewed your Application to be sure it contains all experience and educational information to support and verify that you meet the minimum qualification for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Are you authorized to work in the United States on an unrestricted basis?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Where did you see this posting? Which newspaper, website, College site or from a friend?

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * The minimum salary established for this position is $51,500 annually. Is this acceptable to you?

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * This is a full-time regular position with an implied 40 hour work week. Teaching assignments for this position are scheduled and approved by the College, between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday based the instructional work calendar. Is this acceptable to you?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Writing Sample
  3. Recommendation Letter
  4. Other Document
  5. P-11 Request for Transfer

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