Position: Nutrition Program Director II 118002407
Salary: $57,289.95 - $66,549.00 Annually
Job Type: Full-Time
Department: Public Health
Opening Date: 6/15/2022
Closing Date: 6/27/2022
The primary purpose of this position is to manage the daily operations of the fourth largest WIC Program in the state. This position is responsible for submitting appropriate expenditures necessary for maintaining daily clinical operations of three full-service sites from a large multi-million-dollar budget. This includes developing and monitoring program goals and maintaining participant base assigned caseload of 11,886 WIC Participants per month. The position is also responsible for overseeing our WIC Vendor Program which consists of 50 vendors. This position is responsible for a staff of 42 positions to include one Administrative Assistant I, four Processing Unit Supervisor V, 11 Processing Assistant IV, one Registered Dietitian, one Lead Worker IV, three Medical Office Assistants, five Breastfeeding Peer Counselors, 10 Nutritionist II, and five Nutritionist I.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The duties for this position include, but are not limited to:
• Develop operational policies and procedures to ensure compliance to State, Federal and local statues and regulations,
• Prepare and distribute appropriate management reports,
• Perform supervisory functions to include interviewing, selecting, evaluating, disciplining, and staff development and trainings.
• Provide clinical and programmatic supervision to nutritionists.
• Coordinate the administration of the WIC Program in compliance with state law and other WIC agency recommendations by approving educational materials, WIC outreach activities, ordering supplies, written request for equipment approval from state, staff reclassifications and new job descriptions, attend state mandated trainings, conferences and workshops.
• Provide guidance to site managers in regards administrative and State and local policy changes and follow-up to ensure appropriate interpretation and implementation.
• Responsible for records of program performance, food benefits issuance, and outreach plans for expansion.
• Monitor Nutritionist III and their coordination of Breastfeeding Peer Counselors on policies and procedures for inventory, storage and issuance of breast pumps to enrolled WIC Program participants.
Master's degree in nutrition or public health nutrition and three years of program administration or supervisory experience, plus the ADA Commission of Dietetic Registration eligibility; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Administering the Class: Candidates should provide documentation from their respective university or college certifying Commission eligibility and/or indicating completion of an ADA approved dietetic internship. If Commission registered, candidates may provide registration number. Satisfactory completion of an ADA approved dietetic internship not receiving college credit can be treated as one full year of experience.
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited universities.
Cumberland County offers a generous benefit plan including a Government Retirement Plan, 12 paid holidays per year and an Employee Wellness Center Clinic.
To learn more about this employment opportunity and to apply, please visit our careers page at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cumberlandcountync