Action Requested: New position _x_ Revised position ___ Date completed: 10/28/2010
Prepared by: Abby Marlow Phone: 907-229-5188
Note: Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations. All
individuals with disabilities are encouraged to seek reasonable accommodation.
1. GENERAL POSITION INFORMATION:
CLASSIFICATION/JOB TITLE CLASSIFICATION/JOB #
Tribal Nutrition Team Coordinator
WORKING TITLE (IF OTHER THAN CLASS TITLE) EMPLOYEE GROUP
POSITION NUMBER FTE
EMPLOYEE NAME DEPARTMENT NAME/ORG NUMBER
MISSION GROUP SUPERVISOR & TITLE
MANAGER/DIRECTOR & TITLE
2. POSITION SUMMARY: Provide descriptive statements which outline the purpose of the position.
Five Major Areas of Responsibility:
1. Lead the Nutrition, Health and Wellness Team of the CTCLUSI with the guidance of the
Health Director and the association’s Health Committee
2. Manage the food and nutrition programs currently in place within the tribal community
3. Develop nutrition education programs that address the needs of all socioeconomic groups within the
tribe and build on the assets and programs already in place. Education programs should focus on areas
of nutrition, food safety, food resource management, maternal and child nutrition, health and wellness,
food security, cultural food practices and should be designed to address community health issues.
Health issues to be addressed include but are not limited to diabetes care and management, childhood
obesity, adult obesity, heart disease, and tobacco prevention.
4. Expand nutrition programming to support and strengthen community food systems and their
networks of actors throughout the tribal community. Such efforts should be integrated with
other programming. Effective programs will build off the efforts already made by the
association and a network of other tribal organizations and individuals working in community
5. Present when appropriate or required to the Tribal Council, and represent the tribal nutrition
community within this facet.
While the position focuses on management of programs and staff, direct planning and implementation may
be done by the Tribal Nutrition Team Coordinator when appropriate, or he/she feels necessary. The Tribal
Nutrition Team Coordinator will report directly to the Health Director.
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3. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Essential functions indicate those key responsibilities that meet one or more of the following
descriptors: (1) the position exists to perform the function, (2) the number of employees available to perform the function is limited, (3)
the function is so highly specialized that the person is hired for his/her expertise or ability to perform the function. The percentage of
duties must equal 100%
% Of Function
Key Responsibilities & Performance Standards duties (Yes/No)
1. Issuance of leadership in the area of Nutrition, and priority setting for the 25% Yes
2. Program Management and Coordination Yes
3. Resource and Program Delivery Yes
4. Research and Program Evaluation Yes
5. Financial and Administrative Management 10% Yes
6. Human Resource Management 10% Yes
7. Personal development, other potential duties 10% No
4. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Number of employees this 6 9
Job titles of employees supervised: 3 Secretaries, 3 Nutrition Educators/Community Health Representatives
who also have duties related to curriculum development, 3 volunteers who work with the Nutrition Educators
5. FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Select the item below that most closely matches the level of
supervisory and fiscal responsibility:
Monitors expenditures against departmental budget; prepares necessary documentation for supervisor
review/approval; tabulates budgetary data, calculates figures, and checks for accuracy.
Analyzes departmental budgetary data, verifies figures, and develops budget proposals; recommends
allocation of budgetary funds.
Has full responsibility for departmental planning, forecasting and final approval of budget. Indicate
estimated budget amount: $
None of the above.
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As part of the qualifications requirement, the following Core Competencies are expected of all OHSU
employees regardless of their position within the organization.
Accountability: Ability to establish mutual agreements that result in clear responsibility,
taking personal action to accomplish an agreed result and assuming personal
responsibility for the results of behavior and actions.
Integrity: Actions are consistent with ethical values. Honest in communication and
Diversity: Honors the uniqueness of each individual, challenges stereotypes and
promotes sensitivity and inclusion. Functions effectively and respectfully
within the context of varying cultural beliefs, behaviors and backgrounds.
Respect: Demonstrates consideration and appreciation for colleagues, clients and
Service Orientation: Seeks opportunities to improve the work and work environment to better
meet the needs of internal and external customers.
Teamwork & Works cooperatively and productively with others to achieve shared goals.
Communication: Demonstrates the ability to convey thoughts and ideas as well as understand
perspective of others.
Additional competencies listed below apply to employees in a leadership position.
Systems Thinking: Ability to see and understand whole systems and how elements within
systems relate. Works cooperatively with others to use appropriate systems
strengths, knowledge and cooperation to improve performance.
Managing Resources: Meets performance goals and budget targets. Effectively manages
departmental resources. Understands OHSU’s financial systems and uses
them effectively. Demonstrates the financial acumen for managing budgets
aggressively. Effectively manages vendor relationships to maximize
Change Leader: Ability to act and provide leadership throughout the change process.
Engages employees in the entire process and develops commitment for
Developing Organizational Ability to recruit, retain and develop high performing individuals aligned
Talent: with OHSU’s goals and values. Completes performance reviews and
development plans for all direct reports on time.
Qualifications Required Preferred
Education: BS in Nutrition, RD – Registered MA of Nutrition Education
Experience: In Nutrition education – especially in Work with low-income
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diabetes and weight management, work populations, food prep, work
with tribal people and/or diverse cultures with children, education
experience in food safety
Job Related Knowledge, Diabetes care, team building, people Competency in Microsoft
Skills and Abilities skills, communication skills, competency Office
(Competencies): in Microsoft Word, financial management
Registrations, Certifications None RD, CDE
Compliance: Code of conduct, confidentiality None
agreement, applicable policies,
procedures and agreements related to
position within the tribe
7. WORKING CONDITIONS: This may include such items as work schedule, work location, travel and environmental
exposures such as noise, human tissues/fluids or radiation.
The position does require a host of travel. The main base for this position will be held in Coos Bay, OR,
where our other administration is held. Outreach to offices in Florence, OR and Eugene, OR will also be
under the scope of practice. Travel to outreach offices will be necessary.
8. PHYSICAL DEMANDS & EQUIPMENT USAGE: This describes the physical requirements necessary to
perform the essential functions of this position. Example: Ability to carry and lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to stand for four
continuous hours a day.
Position requires the ability to drive, stand for long periods of time, a tribal car will be provided for between
offices, a tribal computer will be provided.
My signature denotes that this position description is an accurate and correct statement of the
essential functions, responsibilities and requirements assigned to this position.
Type Name Signature Date
Please attach a current organizational chart if available.
Forward the electronic copy of the Position Description to Compensation and retain the signed copy at the departmental level.
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