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Manager, Nutrition Programs

New York, NY

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Full time
1 - 2 years of experience
Bachelor's Degree

Published on 3 Dec 2019

Expires on 3 Dec 2019

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Manager, Nutrition Programs

How to Apply:

Please send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to with the title "Manager, Nutrition Programs" in the subject line. No phone calls or faxes accepted.

Reports to:         Senior Manager, Nutrition Programs, FeedNYC

Organization Summary: United Way of New York City (UWNYC) is a nonprofit mobilizing people and organizations to eradicate barriers and create opportunities that improve the lives of low-income New Yorkers. Part of the United Way Worldwide system, one of the world's most recognized charitable brands, we envision caring communities in which all individuals and families have access to quality education and the opportunity to lead healthy and financially secure lives. We strive to model our values in all our relationships, both internal and external: Collaboration, Compassion, Integrity, Accountability, and Superior Performance.

Position Description: The Manager, Nutrition Programs, contributes to the development, implementation, and evaluation of nutrition, food safety and capacity initiatives for emergency food programs (EFP). This position will be responsible for developing and implementing educational and resource materials to ensure client choice programmatic best practices for community partners. The manager conducts compliance site visit reviews to EFPs in all 5 boroughs, nutrition and food safety workshops, and develops educational and resource materials to ensure EFPs have the necessary nutrition and food safety related knowledge and skills. This position also provides general program support and assists the Senior Manager, Nutrition Programs, to ensure that nutrition resource program deliverables are met.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages the client choice grant program, including developing application, program, monitoring materials, and providing technical assistance to partners.
  • Develops and conducts nutrition and food safety workshops for EFP staff at UWNYC and at community partner sites.
  • Monitors EFPs for compliance with food distribution, reporting, and communication requirements and provide onsite technical assistance and training.
  • Writes and edits monthly nutrition and food safety newsletters for distribution to UWNYC EFP partners.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Registered Dietitian with one to two years’ experience in community nutrition/public health OR non-RD with a minimum of three years of professional community nutrition experience.
  • Master’s Degree in Nutrition or Public Health from an accredited institution preferred
  • Understanding and knowledge of community nutrition issues, poverty and hunger issues, and general health statistics as they relate to NYC.
  • Experience creating and implementing nutrition education at the community level.
  • Strong presentation, public speaking, writing, and meeting facilitation skills.
  • Interest in and knowledge of cooking and food budgeting
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated, driven, proactive, collaborative, flexible, and good-natured.
  • Excellent organizational, project management, and time-management skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook)
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign a plus.


Key Competencies:

  • Relationship Oriented
  • Effective & Engaging Communication
  • Planning and Project Management
  • Collaboration
  • Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Cultural Competency
  • Compassion


How to Apply:

Please send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to with the title "Manager, Nutrition Programs" in the subject line. No phone calls or faxes accepted.

United Way of New York City is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


●    Mission-Focused: Catalyze others’ commitment to mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities.  This drives their performance and professional motivations.
●    Relationship-Oriented: Understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.
●    Collaborator: understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.
●    Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.
●    Brand Steward: Steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.