The School of Human Ecology invites applications for an Experiential Learning Coordinator faculty member to join the new Future Education Model (FEM) Graduate Program, which will include online coursework with a supervised experiential learning component leading to a Master of Science degree in Community Health and Nutrition.
  • Coordinate and schedule experiential learning opportunities for the Future Education Model Future Graduate program, and assess student progress toward achieving competency in ACEND standards in practicum courses.
  • Work with the Program Director to select and evaluate supervised learning sites, and to recruit, orient, and evaluate preceptors.
  • Initiate and maintain clinical contracts.
  • Effectively teach graduate level practicum courses.
  • May also participate in the design and implementation of intraprofessional simulation experiences on campus to prepare students for a successful transition to the clinic setting.
  • Promote student recruitment and retention, as well as marketing of the program. Service within professional organizations and on committees within the department, college and university is expected.
  • Maintain adherence to ACEND accreditation standards.

Minimum Qualifications
Earned Master’s degree in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics or a closely related field by the start date of employment. Credentialing as a registered dietitian/nutritionist by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, as well as State of Tennessee Licensure as a dietitian/nutritionist (by the conclusion of the first year of employment). A minimum of two years of professional experience, post credentialing.

Preferred Qualifications
A PhD in Nutrition and Dietetics or a closely related field. Online, college level teaching experience as a primary instructor. Effective oral and written communication skills. Active membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Prior clinical work experiences and leadership experience with an ACEND-accredited dietetic program. Experience as a preceptor to dietetic interns.

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