Job Description

Job ID
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time


The Department of Kinesiology, Health, Food and Nutritional Sciences (KHFNS) at the University of Wisconsin-Stout invites applications for the Lecturer / Dietetic Internship Coordinator commencing in August 2023. Seeking a team member that is passionate and committed to promoting the development of an equitable and inclusive environment.

This job announcement is being announced simultaneously with the Assistant Professor/Dietetic Internship Coordinator (Job ID 19000). Vacancy will be filled with either one (1) Assistant Professor or one (1) Lecturer. More information below in the Application Instructions section.


Minimum / Required

  • An earned master's degree in human nutrition or related field from an accredited degree-granting institution and registered dietitian status
  • Demonstrated intercultural competence and the impact on the student experience
  • Interest in advancing student learning in area of Dietetics
  • Demonstrated success working with diverse stakeholders

Highly Desired

  • Professional experience in clinical/medical nutrition therapy practice post credentialing
  • Teaching experience, program development/coordination/evaluation, supervision of dietetic interns, and participation in scholarly activities
  • Commitment to establishing a collaborative environment that embraces equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Active membership in the Academy of Nutrition of Dietetics and service to the profession


  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Courses may include, but are not limited to: general nutrition, food service management, medical nutrition therapy, nutrition counseling and education, and supervised practicum in medical nutrition management.
  • Coordinate the Post-Master's Dietetic Internship program, both the local and distance tracks.
  • Maintain internship program accreditation and student records; communicate and coordinate with program faculty, preceptors and others involved with the program.
  • Provide student academic advisement and conduct assessment of student learning. This includes contributing to academic program assessment and continuous improvement processes, in collaboration with faculty and staff.
  • Additional responsibilities may include curriculum development, scholarly activities, and professional service.


UW-Stout’s KHFNS Department is responsible for administering the Dietetics; Health, Wellness, and Fitness; and Food Science and Technology programs. Dietetics-related programs include the M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics program as well as two programs, the undergraduate Dietetics program and the Post-Master's Dietetic Internship program, which are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). The KHFNS department offers an ACEND-accredited Dietetic Internship program that has both local and distance tracks.

The KHFNS Department is committed to creating an inclusive campus community. Candidates who have experience working collaboratively with diverse individuals and/or groups and who can contribute to fostering an inclusive environment are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas.


An innovative leader within the University of Wisconsin System, the University of Wisconsin-Stout offers an unparalleled career-focused education that integrates applied learning, theory and research and real-world experiences to prepare our students for the future. At UW-Stout, our students think and do from day one, and we’re proud to produce lifelong learners, ethical leaders and responsible citizens who succeed in a global society.

UW-Stout is recognized nationwide for its operational excellence. We were the first and remain the only four-year public higher education institution in the nation to receive the Malcolm Baldrige Award, and we are dedicated to a process-improvement model that leverages the power of data and the value of our people. We believe in critical thinking and fact-informed decision making. We pursue sustainability in form and function and collaborate across campus and with our partners to solve problems in industry and society. And providing an equitable, diverse and inclusive environment for our faculty, staff and students to live, learn and work is a top priority.

We offer 47 undergraduate, 21 masters and 3 advanced programs and more than 30 certificate options in Art, Design & Graphics; Business & Management; Education; Human & Social Sciences; Information Technology & Communications; and Science, Engineering & Math. Our first-class digital infrastructure and learning environments provide our nearly 8,000 students with every avenue to explore and personalize their success. And we invest in people who share our vision to advance our position as Wisconsin’s only Polytechnic University and as a regional, national and international leader in higher education.

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University of Wisconsin-Stout is located in Menomonie, Wisconsin, a community an hour east of Minneapolis-St. Paul. A pillar of Wisconsin’s Chippewa Valley and recognized as one of the best small towns in America, Menomonie provides an idyllic combination of natural beauty, outdoor recreation, boutiques and arts and culture with access to a metropolitan area. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit:


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.

All qualified candidates meeting application requirements will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout welcomes applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans, individuals with disabilities and from historically excluded populations. UW-Stout provides equal opportunity to all persons and is committed to inclusive excellence. At UW-Stout we value our differences and welcome diverse perspectives as we continually commit to developing an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees and students.

Employment is contingent upon the final candidate’s completing a criminal background check and being cleared to work by the Human Resources team. Employment is also contingent upon the final candidate passing a reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

Official transcripts required at time of hire.

Must be authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship is not available for this position. A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact our Human Resources office, Phone: 715.232.2149.

In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

UW-Stout is committed to providing safety and security for all members of our community in accordance with the Clery Act. For campus safety information and crime statistics visit:


To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by January 10, 2023. Applications received after 1/10th may be reviewed until the position is filled.

This job announcement is being announced simultaneously with Job #19000; please note only one (1) vacancy exists. Having two position vacancy listings allows the KHFNS Department to consider candidates with a different set of credentials for this particular vacancy.

Applicants who wish to be considered for the faculty, tenure-track position need to apply to: Assistant Professor/Dietetic Internship Coordinator (Job ID 19000) via

Applicants who wish to be considered for the lecturer/academic staff position need to apply to: Lecturer/Dietetic Internship Coordinator (Job ID 18999) via

Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Required application materials:

  1. Cover letter*
  2. Curriculum vitae or resume
  3. Inclusivity Statement**:
  4. Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references

*Please use your cover letter to speak to each of the Minimum/Required Qualifications for this position as listed above. For each required qualification, describe your relevant experience, using specific examples from your work history to illustrate how your experience satisfies the requirement.

**Equity, diversity and inclusion are important to the mission of UW-Stout. Write a separate one-page or less statement demonstrating your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion that supports students’ success.

Before starting the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at:

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodation for a qualified individual's disability.

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:

Search Chair: Karen Ostenso, PhD, RDN, LDN


If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:

Search Coordinator: Angela Kinney


Job Family: Teaching