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Come work for the world’s leading private employer of Registered Dietitians!

Sodexo Universities Segment is seeking a Registered Dietitian 2 - Universities to provide nutrition services to our campuses in the Nashville, TN area! This position will be based out of Lipscomb University, but will provide support to neighboring accounts including: Trevecca Nazarene University, Fisk University, Lee University, and University of TN Martin.

The successful candidate will:

  • partner closely with Executive Chef and/or café management in selecting healthy menu items, evaluating sales and determining what can be offered differently, and promoting nutritional campaigns;
  • assist with food service operations by conducting special station audits and menu audits;

  • maintain an active and engaging social media presence;

  • serve as a liaison to university accommodations office regarding nutrition issues related to food allergies, weight management and disordered eating patterns and other medical issues requiring meal selection assistance or meal plan accommodations;

  • provide support to University athletics department by giving educational presentations and providing one-on-one counseling;
  • conduct tabling events across the campus and create regular communications intended to motivate and engage the population in healthy eating habits;
  • remain knowledgeable of emerging trends in nutrition and dietetics;
  • participate in campus and community events and develop and deliver presentations as needed to support client goals;
  • provide direction for planning strategic goals, standards of the brand and maintaining effective communication with other managers and inter-department liaisons; and/or
  • be willing to work a flexible schedule including occasional nights and weekends.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who:

  • are a Registered Dietitian credentialed with CDR and state licensed in TN;
  • are an expert on dietary preferences and allergies and serve to guide nutritional choices accordingly;
  • have a history of working independently with little direction; and/or
  • have a commitment to continued education in the nutrition field and implementation of new and innovative ideas to implement.

Learn more about Lipscomb University

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.


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What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement:

Master's degree with completion of required coursework and supervised practice as dictated by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)

For those eligible for the registration exam prior to 1/1/24:

Bachelor's degree with completion of required coursework and supervised practice as dictated by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)

Credentials Requirement:

Meets eligibility requirements for Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD/RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and will become registered within 120 days of hire. In some states and/or facilities the RD/RDN credentials is required at the time of hire
Certification/licensure as required by state(s) of practice. In some states and/or facilities state certification/licensure is required at the time of hire

Basic Functional Experience - 1 year work experience in health care including hospitals, nursing homes, assisted or independent living facilities, long-term care, retirement homes, or clinics + registered dietitian


Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Application Instructions

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