East Tennessee State University

East Tennessee State University

Research Assistant – Innovations in Nutrition Programs

United States

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Job Title Research Assistant – Innovations in Nutrition Programs

Department Rehabilitative Sciences - 21755 Pay Grade Job Category Temporary Job Summary

The Department of Rehabilitative Sciences is seeking applications for a Research Assistant for the Innovations in Nutrition Program. This position reports to the Principal Investigator (PI) in the Department of Rehabilitative Sciences and will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Attend curriculum facilitator training sessions.
  • Assist with recruitment and enrollment of older adult participants, as well as youth volunteer participants (note: may require traveling to sites within the Northeast Tennessee region)
  • Assist with pre- and post-intervention data collection.
  • Deliver nutrition education sessions via Zoom, following a standardized facilitator guide.
  • Attend weekly team meetings for ongoing process evaluation of curriculum
  • Assist with the development of social media posts and moderation of Facebook groups.
  • Assist with the development of abstracts and manuscripts as needed.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should demonstrate commitment and contribute to fostering and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

    Disclaimer: The Job Summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this classification. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require different tasks to be performed as assigned to reflect changes in the position. The employee must be able to perform the position's essential functions satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Zoom, and reporting data systems
  • Excellent oral presentation and writing skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work collaboratively with program staff, community partners, and participants
  • Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • Two years of experience working with clinical or community resource settings or comparable experience
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree (Nutrition, Community Health, or Public Health)
  • Experience with grant-funded programs or not-for-profit organizations
  • Salary $20.00/hr

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number SS01325P

    Is this position subject to a criminal background check? Yes Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? Yes Open Date 05/08/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

  • Position contingent upon grant funding.
  • A background check is required.
  • The closing date for this posting is subject to change without notice to applicants.
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

    Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

    Job details


    Research Assistant – Innovations in Nutrition Programs


    East Tennessee State University


    United States


    May 25, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type



    Medicine,Social Science