Job: Nutrition Program Team Lead, Policy and Quality Assurance WIC
Nutrition Program Team Lead, Policy and Quality Assurance WIC
NC Division of Public Health
Raleigh, North Carolina 27609
Job Description and Requirements
This position is for a Nutrition Program Consultant/Team Lead Policy & Quality Assurance. This position provides leadership in the development, implementation, interpretation and evaluation of polices, procedures, and implementation guidance in WIC food prescription, nutrition assessment and medical/nutritional eligibility for the WIC program; for food benefit issuance; WIC program application and participation process including program integrity requirements, documentation of income, residence and the protection of applicants/participants civil rights. Maintain and update the corresponding components of the WIC Program Policy Manual, and the annual State WIC Plan. Statewide travel and occasional overnight travel are required.
--Working knowledge of normal and therapeutic nutrition and its relationship with growth, chronic disease, principles and practice of behavior change, nutrition needs across the lifespan with a special focus on women and children.
--Demonstrated ability to interpret, understand and translate research findings into educational information.
--Communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing.
--Prepare and preset educational training materials to professionals and lay groups.
--Skills in problem solving techniques.
--Analyze, interpret, recommend and implement policy and procedures guidelines.
--Mastery of the process and practice of consultation.
--Well-developed skills in education/training techniques as applied to adult education and various group process techniques.
--Experience in programs serving the women of childbearing age and/ children.
--Experience in federal nutrition programs such as WIC, Child and Adult Care Food Program, School Lunch Program, Child Nutrition Program, SNAP Program, EFNEP Program, and Cooperative Extension.
Professional Credentials Required:
Registered Dietitian (RD)/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Commission on Dietetic Registration. Master's Degree in related field plus three years of experience.
[posted Sep 7, 2018]
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