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Job Req ID:  62540


University Student Services seeks a Dietitian who will perform a variety of duties which relate to education and nutrition counseling to support Johns Hopkins students’ overall health, well-being and quality of life. This is a shared position with Primary Care, Health Promotions, and Athletics that will report directly to the Chief Medical Director for Student Health & Well-Being (SHWB).


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct outpatient nutritional care to Johns Hopkins students and trainees across all campuses.
  • Provide nutrition consultations as needed to SHWB clinicians.
  • Provide education/professional development in-services to staff.
  • Promote relevant conferences/webinars and share nutrition-related resources.
  • Develop and present curriculum and/or teaching materials for students and staff.
  • Collaborate on website and social media content regarding nutrition-related topics.
  • Provide leadership and direction related to nutrition care with interdisciplinary team members.
  • Partner with SHWB staff to present multidisciplinary well-being programming.
  • Participate in Eating Disorder Collaborative (EDC) team meetings with primary care and mental health staff, may also be requested to co-lead group sessions for students with Eating Disorders with counseling center staff.
  • Attend SHWB educational and accreditation programs and show evidence of continued self-development and professional involvement by participating in continuing educational programs.
  • Assist in accreditation-related projects, including but not limited to policies, meetings, and studies.
  • Document all aspects of the nutrition care process for patients in accordance with the departments’ guidelines and standards of practice.
  • Be self-directed and independent, but also work well in an interdisciplinary team setting.
  • Treat everyone with compassion, courtesy, care and respect.
  • Communicate effectively and in a timely manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


The full time SHWB dietician will split their time among several areas within the University, percent effort is outlined below but is subject to change over time based on needs:

  • Homewood Student Health & Wellness Center/Counseling Center (40%)
    • See students for individual nutrition consultations and follow-up visits.
    • Participate in interdisciplinary eating disorder team meetings. 
    • Review dietary information given to patients by SHWC providers.
    • Educate SHWC providers on nutritional topics.
    • Participate in community outreach events.
    • Partner with counseling center and participate in eating disorder support group as needed.
  • Homewood Center for Health Education and Well Being (10%)
    • Assist with website resources.
    • Consult with student groups and health education staff.
    • Collaborative programming (alcohol and drug use, general health education, trauma informed).
    • Staff meetings/one on ones as appropriate.
  • Homewood Athletics (20%)
    • Consultations on individual athletes.
    • Group nutrition sessions.
    • Consultations with trainers/coaches.
    • Recommendations/assistance with Athlete Fueling Station and pre/post-training nutrition.
    • Work on social media/website/educational resources.
  • Homewood Dining (as needed)
    • Partner on promotional events.
    • Assist with dining accommodations, and work with individual students with special dietary needs.
  • Peabody Conservatory (10%)
    • Provide on-site services catering to the special needs of the performing arts student population.
  • East Baltimore University Health Services/Mental Health (10%)
    • See students & learners for individual nutrition consultations and follow-up visits.
  • East Baltimore Wellness (10%)
    • Individual and/or small group nutrition education session.
    • Design and teach cooking classes (virtually or in community kitchen). 
    • Develop social media content on nutrition for JHU Wellness social media and blog.
  • School for Advanced International Studies/Carey School of Business/School of Education (as needed)
    • Nutrition consults for divisions currently without primary care or dietary services.


Minimum Qualifications:

Registered Dietitian/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist degree from an accredited institution. Active Licensed Dietitian-Nutritionist (LDN) licensed to practice in the State of Maryland. Additional License in the District of Columbia may be required. Completed, up-to-date credentialing and privileging through SHWB.  Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the delivery of health care to a diverse student & trainee population.


Working Conditions:

Weekends and late nights possible during academic year. Will work on multiple campuses (Homewood, E. Baltimore, Peabody) with multiple departments (athletics, well-being, primary care, mental health).


Classified Title: Dietitian
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MD 
Starting Salary Range: $53,020.00 - $72,930.00 annually; Commensurate with experience
Employee Group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM / 37.5 hours per week, some evening and weekends
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: Homewood Campus 

Department Name: ​​​​​​​Student Health and Wellness Center
Personnel Area: University Student Services


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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