Ancillary Health Care Specialist 3 (Dietitian)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – H – Exempt
Work Unit:
Student Affairs
Health Promotion and Wellness
Full/Part Time:


Health Promotion and Wellness (HPW) is seeking a Registered Dietitian to provide individual nutrition services for Penn State students. The Dietitian reports directly to an Assistant Director. Primary responsibilities include delivering nutrition services, conducting nutrition education programs and developing nutrition-related health communication materials. The individual will collaborate with staff from University Health Services and Counseling and Psychological Services on nutritional aspects of patient care and will serve on team-based initiatives to deliver high quality care and services. The individual will be responsible for establishing and maintaining high standards for practice within parameters set by relevant professional groups, state and federal agencies and accreditation bodies. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus seven years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree or equivalent in nutrition or related field is preferred. Candidate should have a knowledge of standard clinical nutrition practice and behavior modification. Candidate should have experience working with patients with eating disorders. Commitment to working with diverse populations is essential. Strong communication skills including writing, individual counseling and public speaking are required. Requires active registration as a Registered Dietitian (RD) with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088