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HJF is seeking a Nutrition Education Assistant to support the Consortium for Health and Military Performance (CHAMP) in the Department of Military and Emergency Medicine (MEM) at Uniformed Services University (USU) in Bethesda, Maryland. Responsible for creating and updating nutrition education curriculum, to include slide decks, instructor lesson plans, and digital or print participant resources, under supervision from Performance Nutrition Director. Also responsible for assisting Director with preparation of manuscripts, professional and scientific presentations, reports and literature reviews. Projects include but are not exclusive to: Go for Green® and Creating Healthy Effective Forces (CHEF).
Additionally responsible for administrative duties. Will assist coordination of two nutrition research studies, to include maintaining spreadsheets, filing systems and other tools for tracking and monitoring project milestones. Will coordinate meetings and maintain meeting minutes and agendas.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Strong attention to detail and high level of organization required. Proficiency with PowerPoint to include creation of images, tables, figures and graphs. Proficiency with Word, Google sheets or Excel (data management only, not statistical functions). Familiarity with, and willingness to learn EndNote for citation management. Ability to think creatively and engage in problem solving. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Degree in Nutrition. Master's degree in Public Health or similar/related Master’s degree.
Minimum Experience: 2 years’ experience as a Health educator, Nutritionist, Project Coordinator or similar for an outpatient or community nutrition project; experience creating educational resources (print/digital).
Work Environment: Office
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.