Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist

Buffalo, NY

In collaboration with the HUB Director, the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist will provide services at our Healthcare HUB. 

D’Youville is launching a new Health Professions Hub to provide a healthcare services, educational and workforce development opportunities, and new connections to the surrounding neighborhood. In collaboration with the HUB Director, the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist will provide community group nutrition education, cooking classes, cooking demonstrations as well as individual nutrition counseling. This role also includes providing wellness program content and services for rehabilitation and wellness, precepting students in the Nutrition and Dietetics program, and coordinating additional health and wellness services as needed. The registered dietitian nutritionist will report to the chairperson of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Director of the Healthcare HUB. This role will begin at .5FTE with an opportunity to grow to 1.0 FTE.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plans and coordinates group and individual nutrition services.
  • Provides group nutrition and cooking classes/demonstrations as well as individual nutrition counseling.
  • Develops nutrition education materials and recipes for use with patient population.
  • Oversees demonstration kitchen operations.
  • Precepts nutrition and dietetics students.
  • Bills for services.
  • Act as a liaison and partners with team members in the HUB and Nutrition and Dietetics academic department at D’Youville University

Required Qualifications:

  • Current Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credential from the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).
  • Master’s degree.
  • Certified Dietitian Nutritionist in New York State.
  • Certified Diabetes Educator credential.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluency in Spanish or an additional language and/or experience working with various cultural backgrounds.
  • Experience providing community group nutrition or individual nutrition services, billing for services, and managing food operations.
  • ServSafe® certification

About the Institution:

D’Youville is a highly regarded University and research institution with a rich history located on the vibrant West Side of Buffalo adjacent to a growing downtown with year-round cultural events and outdoor recreation. While preparing students for the 21st-century, D’Youville excels at helping students reach their career goals as change agents, doing well for themselves and their communities by doing good. Under the leadership of President Lorrie Clemo, the university is moving boldly forward through a dynamic and integrated planning process to strengthen the institution and positively impact the student experience and surrounding community.

Founded in 1908, the Grey Nuns named the college after the Patron Saint Marguerite D’Youville and committed to making it a compassionate place of learning for those from underrepresented populations. That commitment and tradition continue today. D’Youville was the first college in Western New York to offer baccalaureate degree programs for women. With a long Catholic history, D’Youville welcomes students of every culture, background, and faith and is a place where different faith traditions can be openly shared and respected. Coeducational since 1971, D’Youville strives to expand opportunities for diverse learners, including adults, first-generation, low-income, and other students historically underrepresented in higher education.

Today, D’Youville features an urban, growing campus community of 3,000 students and offers more than 50 majors in undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral studies including advanced certificates and accelerated learning programs. Featuring degrees in healthcare, business, and the liberal arts, D’Youville encourages students to balance their learning with activities that integrate community service with coursework. D’Youville’s proud graduates have the academic strengths necessary for careers that make a difference and the skills to be leaders for the world. To learn more about D’Youville, please visit