Nutrition Technologist/SME

Alexandria, VA /
Panum /
/ Remote
Panum Group, LLC. is seeking a self-motivated, talented, and detail-oriented Nutrition Technologist to work on several nutrition and/or information technology-related projects for the USDA. Registered Dietician or related certification. Federal Government Experience.

This position requires strong experience in Child Nutrition and School Nutrition (K-12) Programs.

Roles and Responsibilities

    • Develop electronic newsletters and promotions for dissemination in GovDelivery
    • Develop nutrition content for Twitter
    • Administer webinars (create registrations, upload slides, provide technical assistance, verify and maintain records of attendance, correspond with webinar attendees regarding participation certificates) using ReadyTalk and WebEx platforms
    • Communicate nutrition information to customers orally and in writing
    • Respond to customer nutrition-related inquires using email or telephone within 2 business days of receipt
    • Develop nutrition education and training materials pertaining to the Child Nutrition Programs
    • Review language resources for accuracy, consistency with the Team Nutrition glossary, readability, and to assess cultural appropriateness
    • Develop PowerPoint presentations on nutrition-related topics
    • Knowledge of and experience with the following:
    • o   Dietetics; Nutrition Guidelines
    • o   508 compliances
    • o   Proficient nutrition writing and communication skills
    • o   Writing for audiences with varying literacy skills.
    • o   Understanding of Child Nutrition Programs meal patterns

Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in nutrition field required
    • Master’s Degree and Registered Dietitian certification preferred
    • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in conducting aspects of nutrition training and education in a child nutrition setting; school (grades k-12) nutrition experience preferred
    • Proficient nutrition writing and oral communication skills
    • Demonstrated experience in providing customer correspondence.
    • Experience developing content for Twitter and tracking associated metrics
    • Experience developing electronic newsletters
    • Experience using of webinar platforms and administering/conducting webinars
    • Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel).
    • Demonstrated knowledge of plain language principles for nutrition.
    • Demonstrated understanding of needs of low-income audiences and Child Nutrition Program operators.
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of:
    • o   The National School Lunch and Breakfast Program
    • o   Communicating orally and in writing in English
    • o   Nutrition communications for K-12 schools
    • o   Web communications, Twitter
    • o   Webinar platforms
    • o   Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
    • o   Demonstrated knowledge of plain language principles for nutrition; understanding of low income audiences, and School Nutrition Professionals
    • Experience using GovDelivery, ReadyTalk, WebEx, Hootsuite, Twitter Analytics, the Government Printing Office Style Manual, and Adobe Creative Suite (including Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator).
 Panum Telecom LLC (dba Panum Group) Established in 1997, Panum Group provides unique expertise and innovative solutions that address federal customers’ greatest business and mission challenges. A culture of excellence through innovation and problem-solving has resulted in 100 percent growth in employees and revenue over the last three years. Panum provides program & project management, acquisition & contract management, business & strategy consulting and next generation information and communications technology services for more than 20 federal agencies. For more information, please visit