MinneapolisRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Minneapolis jobs

Dietary Interviewer - Spanish/English Bilingual

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID358203
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilyResearch-Researchers
Full/Part TimePart-Time
Job Code8352R1
Employee ClassCivil Service
Add to Favorite JobsEmail this Job
About the Job

The School of Public Health (SPH) is and welcomes you to join us in our pursuit of building equity and driving justice. We particularly encourage applications from those who belong to groups that have been historically underrepresented in our School, including those who are Black, Indigenous, and people of color, those with disabilities, veterans, and those from LGBTQIA+ communities. Please note: At this time, the University's employment site is limited in how it collects applicant demographic information. Applicants are encouraged to provide their preferred name and/or pronouns within their attached application materials.The (NCC) is a part of the division of Epidemiology and Community Health within the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota. The mission of NCC at the University of Minnesota is to support nutrition research and health promotion by providing state-of-the-art software and databases for assessing food and nutrient intake. NCC has developed and maintains a research-quality food and nutrient database linked to a Windows-based interview system, the Nutrition Data System for Research (NDSR). The system is designed primarily for clinical and epidemiological studies investigating relationships between diet and health and evaluating interventions to improve nutrition. NCC is committed to the University's goal of creating a positive and inclusive campus climate by advancing equity and diversity. The NCC is an interdisciplinary group of individuals including registered dietitians, database scientists, dietary interviewers, and a computer programmer. The Dietary Interviewer will work with the NCC Service Center team which provides a variety of nutrient analysis and data collection services to support the needs of researchers.Job Duties:

  • Collect dietary recalls (food intake from the last 24 hours) from study participants in English and Spanish by phone using NDSR software program (70%)
  • Data entry of dietary intake records into NDSR software program (20%)
  • Assist with other administrative tasks to support the daily functions of the NCC Service Center (10%)This position has flexibility to work remotely.This position will be 8-15 hours per week, varying based on incoming workload, and it will include some weekdays, evenings, and weekends.If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume with your application. Be sure that your cover letter and/or resume clearly specifies that you meet the required qualifications to ensure that your application passes the initial screen process. Mentioning how you meet any of the preferred qualifications is also helpful.Please direct any questions to Katelin Raimondi at raimo022@umn.edu

    All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree OR a combination of related education and related work experience to equal 4 years.
    • Demonstrated ability to work and interact effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
    • Spanish/English bilingual required.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in nutrition, dietetics, or related field
      • Knowledge of dietary intake of North American adults, teenagers and children
      • Experience with nutrient analysis software
      • Experience with telephone interviewing to gather survey or research information
      • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
      • Ability to attend a two-day Nutrition Data System for Research (NDSR) training November 13th and 14th via ZoomAre you excited about this job and meet the required qualifications, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every preferred qualification? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. If this is you, we strongly encourage you to apply because you just may be the right candidate for this role.
        How To Apply

        Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

        The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:
        Employment Requirements

        Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.
        About the U of M

        The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.At the University of Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized by the Star Tribune as a Top Workplace for 2021, as well as by Forbes as Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers (2015, 2018, 2019, 2023), Best Employer for Diversity (2019, 2020), Best Employer for New Grads (2018, 2019), and Best Employer by State (2019, 2022).

Keywords: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis , Dietary Interviewer - Spanish/English Bilingual, Other , Minneapolis, Minnesota

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Minnesota jobs by following @recnetMN on Twitter!

Minneapolis RSS job feeds