About the Job

Job Title

Nutritional Science/Dietetics Instructor

Job Category



Glendale Community College
Glendale, California 91208

Job Description and Requirements

Nutritional Science/Dietetics Instructor

$58,046.00 - $80,361.00 Annually

Glendale, CA

Job Type
Full-time Faculty

Culinary Arts

Job Number

7/31/2017 5:00 PM Pacific

This is a full-time, tenure-track, 10 month-per-year position. This classroom teaching assignment is in the Culinary Arts, Nutrition, and Hospitality Department in the Technology and Aviation Division.

Full time members of our teaching faculty maintain 15 instruction and 5 office hours per week and are expected to devote as much time as necessary to perform the professional responsibilities of the position. Additionally, the position includes a special assignment, amounting to 20% of load, requiring the instructor to coordinate and complete all college, county, state and federally mandated reporting and other compliance requirements associated with the Nutritional Science and Dietetics Program. Participation in professional activities, recruitment, outreach, curriculum/degree development, and campus committees are also required. The assignment may involve teaching evening and weekend classes. This position reports to the Division Chair, Technology and Aviation.

Glendale Community College offers a Dietary Services Supervisor certificate program in compliance with the criteria set by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH.)

Starting Date:
Fall 2017

Examples of Duties
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Develops, plans, updates and delivers instructional materials while staying current with the latest advances in the field of nutrition, participates in the development and continuous assessment of student learning outcomes.

Updates the program's learning outcomes and maintains its accreditation, with continuous assessment, ongoing reviews of curriculum, necessary course updates, and timely reports.

Plans/participates in program promotion, student outreach/recruitment and continuing professional development activities such as orientation and career development days.

Maintains the program's student records, including student internship rotation placements, progress, evaluation and verification of completion.

Effectively communicates and coordinates activities with program faculty, preceptors and others involved with the program.

Develops partnerships with health care, culinary and hospitality industries for advisory, internship and student job placement facilitation.

Participates in student advisement, evaluation and counseling.

Serves as a resource and advisor to the college's student counselors about career technical education and transfer pathways for students in the fields of foods, nutrition and dietetics.

Utilizes electronic tools of instruction, computer technology and digital media for course development and innovative instructional tools and methods.

Maintains scheduled office hours.

Keeps accurate and appropriate records in accordance with the district and departmental policies and procedures.

Participates in department and campus meetings.

Serves on department and/or college committees to maintain and improve academic and college-wide programs.

Participates in the development of the current nutrition/dietary program to provide new career opportunities and professional practice avenues for prospective students, such as the Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) path, with the Association of Nutrition and Food Service Professionals (ANFP).

Completes all college, county, state, and federal reports required for compliance with the college's ability to award certificates and degrees in Nutrition Science and Dietetics.

Instructs and assists students of diverse learning styles, and cultural and ethnically diverse groups.

Participates in staff development and continuing education activities in order to maintain currency in the teaching field, and with the use of emerging technology as it relates to the discipline of Nutritional Science/Dietetics.

Works to achieve the college's Institutional, Program and Student Learning Outcomes in support of Glendale Community College's Mission Statement.

Minimum Qualifications
Master's in nutrition, dietetics, or dietetics and food administration OR Bachelor's in any of the above AND Master's in chemistry, public health, or family and consumer studies/home economics OR the equivalent. (Note: A Bachelor's in nutrition, dietetics, or dietetics and food administration, and certification as a registered dietitian, is an alternative qualification for this discipline, pursuant to Title 5 Section 53410.1.).

Additional Required Qualifications
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND.)

Desirable Qualifications:
A minimum of five years of professional experience as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN.)

Teaching experience as an instructor in an institution of higher education.

Experience in curriculum management and development.

Additional Information


Starting salary is from $58,046 to $80,361 per year depending upon education and experience. Step placement within the appropriate column is determined by Article VIII of the Collective Bargaining agreement. Fringe benefits, which are subject to change pursuant to negotiations under Section 3500 of the California Government Code, are presently provided may include, depending on the position, family and domestic partner medical and dental, two-party vision plan, and employee life insurance.

How to Apply

This position requires the following documents to be attached to your online application in order to be considered:
⢠Current resume
⢠Cover letter that addresses minimum and desirable qualifications
⢠Transcripts showing required degree must be submitted. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted only during the application process. Official transcripts are required upon offer of employment. Foreign transcripts and degrees require official certification of equivalency to U.S. transcripts and degrees by a certified U.S. review service at the time of application.

Please note: All required documentation must be attached to the online application by the applicant by the closing date. Additional documents not requested in the announcement, will not be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Your application and any required attachments must be submitted by Monday, July 31 2017 by 5:00 p.m. Applications with incomplete information (i.e. statements such as "see resume") or missing documents will not be considered. If you have additional questions please call 818-240-1000 ext. 5921.

Selection Process
All completed applications and application materials will be screened to ensure that the minimum requirements stated in the job announcement are met. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and possess the highest degree of desired job-related qualifications will be invited to the college for an interview at their own expense. Each interview will include a teaching demonstration on an assigned topic. The College President will make the final recommendation to the Governing Board of Glendale Community College.

This position is offered contingent upon funding. The district reserves the right to extend, withdraw, and/or reopen this position at any time.

About the College
Glendale Community College (GCC) is nestled in the foothills of the San Rafael Mountains, centrally located at the intersection of three major freeways, just ten miles from downtown Los Angeles. Glendale is affectionately known as Jewel City, one of the fastest growing communities in the Southern California region. A vibrant hub of economic activity and cultural diversity; it is an exciting place to work and live!

GCC is recognized throughout the state as a model of shared governance and collegiality. Known for excellence and rigor, we have one of the highest transfer rates to the UC system and other California four-year colleges. Additionally, the college offers a broad range of vocational programs and takes pride in providing outstanding student services and curriculum to help prepare students for success in the 21st Century.

GCC is committed to maintaining an environment which provides opportunities to individuals with a wide variety of talents, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. We believe in the importance of diversity amongst our faculty, staff, and student population to better serve the college and surrounding communities.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Glendale Community College District provides all applicants for district employment with equal employment opportunities and provides present employees with training, compensation, promotion, and all other attributes of employment without regard to a person's race, religious creed, color, age, sex, national origin, veterans' status, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, gender identity or disability.

Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation for the application, testing or interviewing processes should contact the Human Resources Department at the time of application submission.

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Glendale Community College.

Dr. Armine G. Hacopian, Ann H. Ransford, Dr. Vahe Peroomian,
Anthony P. Tartaglia, and Yvette Vartanian Davis




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