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Assistant Professor of the Practice of Nutrition and Dietetic Internship Director

Russell Sage College
Job Location:
Troy, 12180
Nutrition and Dietetics

About Russell Sage College:

Russell Sage College is a dynamic, comprehensive college of approximately 2,600 students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum and progressive academic programs, Russell Sage College serves traditional students and working professionals who pursue bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees on campuses in Troy and Albany, NY. Russell Sage College also offers online programs.

Aside from our generous benefits package, Russell Sage College offers its faculty and staff the opportunity to make a difference every day - in the lives of students and the future of our communities. 

Job Description:

Appointment type: Faculty, non-tenuredContract length: Full-time, 10-monthDepartment: Nutrition Science

Manage all aspects of the dietetic internship program, which includes but is not limited to:

  • Teach/direct internship practicum courses (NTR-530, NTR-531 and NTR-532)
  • Timely submission of accreditation fees, reports and other documentation required by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND®)
  • Policy and procedure development that adhere to college and ACEND® Accreditation Standards
  • Academic advisement, evaluation and counseling of interns enrolled in program
  • Recruitment and retention of dietetic interns
  • Maintain and update curriculum on an ongoing basis ensure accreditation requirements are fulfilled
  • Recruitment, retention and training of preceptors
  • Collect and assess required outcomes data for accreditation
  • Maintenance of intern records
  • Maintain regular communication with program faculty, preceptors and advisory board
  • Timely submission of required documentation supporting graduate's eligibility for CDR credentialing exam for dietitians.
  • Manage program budget
  • Maintain and update program website

As a full-time Professor of Practice (POP), the Dietetic Internship Director must demonstrate successful teaching and advisement, service to the department, college and community as well as professional development and scholarship.

The estimated base academic year salary for this position is $54,000 commensurate with experience.


Candidate must have earned at least a master's degree, be credentialed as a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and have a minimum of three years professional experience post-credentialing.

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