Registered Dietitian - Dining

  • Full-time
  • Bellingham, WA
  • posted November 11, 2022
Western Washington University (Aramark)


Salary Range:

$60,000 - $65,000

Starting Date:

Right Away pending any notice

Position Description:


About Aramark
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

About Higher Education:

When it comes to on-campus dining, facilities services, sport arenas and conference center services, Aramark is the real head of the class. Partnering with close to 600 colleges and universities throughout the United States, we strive to provide the best residential, retail, and catering options, service and facilities for students, faculty and administration. Our programs are second to none in their innovation, excellence and results. As part of our commitment, we are determined to build and develop the best team of professionals in the industry - people who aren't afraid of spearheading change, who know how to lead and who appreciate endless opportunity.


As the Registered Dietitian for Dining, you will provide overall nutrition care to students on the meal plan program at Western Washington University. You will ensure that the nutritional needs of the individual students are being met and that all documentation as it relates to the student’s nutritional status is complete and accurate. The Registered Dietitian for Dining directs activities providing quality food service and nutritional care. This position will work independently and with a team to reach customer satisfaction goals and complete nutrition projects to enhance student dining experiences, strengthen University partnerships and build community relations. Maintain client and Aramark standards through the development and implementation of nutrition programming, promotions and events and educational materials for individual and student groups regarding nutrition, meal planning and health and wellness.


-Provide support and assistance to students, faculty and staff who have special dietary needs, food allergies or who want to maintain a healthier lifestyle; provide nutrition consultations as referred.
-Oversee accuracy of nutritional information posted at point of purchase and throughout campus.
-Analyze and evaluate a variety of program related data for the purpose of ensuring that program. initiatives and activities meet student, campus and employee needs including overseeing nutrition education and program offerings, while integrating cost containment and cost effectiveness aspects.
-Develop and implement education materials and programs for individuals and student groups regarding nutrition, meal planning, health and wellness.
-Assist with retail and catering operations in developing menus, product placement and pricing strategies that support health and wellness on campus.
-Participate in employee training on health and wellness issues, food preparation techniques and assist in campus wide initiatives.
-Oversee food safety policies and procedures to ensure compliance of all food safety standards and expectations.
-Resolve nutrition and health and wellness issues such as low survey scores, customer concerns and client requests.
-Perform other such duties and functions as necessary to the proper performance of this position.

Minimum Qualifications:

-Current Registered Dietitian certification.
-Bachelors degree in Dietetics or related field.
-Previous experience in providing and coordinating health education services and menu development.
-Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
-Knowledge of PC applications required and previous experience with computerized food production systems.
-Experience and education must include a minimum of 3 years in nutritional field, experience in creation of nutritional statistics and communication of nutritional information.
-Other skills required include attention to detail, excellent communication skills, ability to clearly and simply relate required information and the ability to educate and train managers on nutritional standards.

Desired Qualifications:

Food safety knowledge and/or ServSafe certification preferred


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