The School of Health and Consumer Sciences is inviting applications for a 12-month, non-faculty exempt position to direct and manage the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
The School of Health and Consumer Sciences is inviting applications for a 12-month, non-faculty exempt position to direct and manage the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) accredited bachelor’s to master’s graduate program in Nutrition and Dietetics M.S. (NDMS) at South Dakota State University (SDSU), to teach in the undergraduate and graduate nutrition and dietetics program, and engage in scholarly activity that enhances the profession. In compliance with ACEND, SDSU, and the South Dakota Board of Regents policies and procedures, the Director is responsible for development and implementation of procedures to effectively manage all components of the NDMS program to include the recruitment of supervised experiential sites, training preceptors, and placement of interns for supervised experiential learning experiences. The Director also ensures fair, equitable and considerate treatment of prospective and enrolled students (such as program admission, retention and completion policies). This position is responsible for student recruitment, advisement, evaluation and counseling to the graduate nutrition and dietetics program. The Director is also responsible for maintenance of program accreditation including: 1) timely submission of fees, reports and requests for major program changes; 2) maintenance of the program’s student records, including student advising plans, supervise experiential learning hours and verification statements; 3) maintenance of complaints about the program received from students or others, including disposition of the complaint; 4) on-going review of program’s curriculum to meet the accreditation standards; 5) communication and coordination with program faculty, preceptors and others involved with the program and it’s students; 6) facilitation of processes for continuous program evaluation; and 7) timely submission of required documentation supporting the graduate’s eligibility for a Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) credentialing exam.
April 4 (Monday) 8:00 am - May 4 (Wednesday) 3:00 pm