Nutrition Services Student Coordinator Positions

Nutrition Services Student Coordinator Positions

2021 – 2022 Nutrition Services Student Coordinator 

This is a paid position ($14.50 per hour) and a three-quarter commitment beginning Fall Quarter 2021. Student Coordinators work 8 – 12 hours per week (average 10) while classes are in session. 

Nutrition Services Student Coordinators, as part SHCS Nutrition Services, lead campus-wide food- and nutrition-related peer outreach efforts with an emphasis on health equity, food access, and the diverse UC Davis student population. Nutrition majors with an interest in public health are encouraged to apply.

Nutrition Services Student Coordinators will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop and facilitate events related to cooking, nutrition, grocery shopping and budgeting, and more
  • Depending on return to in-person operations, plan, prepare, and facilitate hands-on Teaching Kitchen cooking classes with attention to maintaining food safety standards
  • Create and coordinate Teaching Kitchen social media content (@UCDTeachingKitchen), including cooking videos, recipes, and nutrition information
  • Contribute to marketing and communication efforts such as social media campaigns, website edits, and LCD screen design 
  • Collect and analyze data to assist with program planning, implementation and evaluation; including literature reviews and focus groups
  • Lead a project area as needed and identified by Nutrition Services 
  • Collaborate with other campus entities, such as Aggie Compass, The ASUCD Pantry, The Student Farm, Healthy Aggies, and Financial Aid & Scholarships
  • Collaborate with Health Education and Promotion (HEP) student staff and volunteers, and participate in ongoing training opportunities with HEP

Qualifications: We are seeking students with the following skills, knowledge, and abilities:

Required Experience

  • Satisfactory academic standing
  • ServSafe food safety handler or manager certificate 
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills to work and communicate effectively with a diverse group of students and staff
  • Public speaking and group facilitation skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills 
  • Graphic design, photography, video, and/or social media skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Ability to thoughtfully give and receive supervisor and peer feedback

Recommended Experience 

  • Participation in or connection to other campus organizations and communities
  • Clinical Nutrition/Nutrition Science major or Nutrition Graduate Program 
  • Completion of or concurrently enrolled in the NUT 116 series 
  • Exemplary leadership and communication skills

Medical Clearance Requirement Since this position is located at a health facility, all employees are required to participate in preventive medical and monitoring programs, which include a blood test, physical exam and TB screening, and may also include immunizations. These screenings are provided to meet Federal, State, and University requirements. 


About UC Davis Student Health and Counseling Services

The mission of Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) is to enhance the physical and mental health of students in order to help them achieve academic success, personal development and lifelong wellness by providing an integrated program of quality, accessible, cost-sensitive and confidential healthcare services, tailored to their unique and diverse needs and to assist the University community, through consultation and education, to develop a healthy campus environment consistent with UC Davis “Principles of Community."

Nutrition Services Student Coordinator Applications

Application Period: accepting applications until Friday April 16th 2021 @ 5PM on Handshake (job ID 4608870).

*Please note applications require submission of application questions, resume, and cover letter to be considered complete.*