The Opportunity

The University of Iowa (UI) Hospitals & Clinics seeks a Director, Food and Nutrition who will report to the Assistant Director of Support Services and is responsible for the daily operations and financial management of the Department which will include human resource management; oversight of the clinical and support activities; contribution to the overall performance and success of the Department; and analysis, development and implementation of strategic planning initiatives.

The Ideal Candidate

The candidate must possess five or more years of directly related, progressive clinical leadership/administrative experience in a healthcare delivery system or a large scale food service/hospitality organization. A master’s degree from an accredited institution is preferred. A bachelor’s degree in a related field is required. Preference will be given to Registered or Licensed Dietitians. Developmental and administrative experience in a university setting or academic medical center is a plus.

The Organization

Part of University of Iowa Health Care, the University of Iowa (UI) Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. The 732-bed hospital admits more than 33,000 patients annually. UI Hospitals & Clinics supports 935,000 clinic visits at the main campus and represents more than 200 outpatient community and outreach clinics. The organization employs over 1,600 physicians and close to 7,000 non-physician staff members. In 2016, Forbes Magazine named the University of Iowa Health Care as the “Number 1 Employer” in the healthcare industry category.

The Community

Iowa City is the state’s fifth largest city and is nationally known for its quality of life, outstanding schools, affordable housing and a huge range of cultural, arts, sports and recreational opportunities. Iowa City’s economy is as diverse as it is prosperous and the city is home to several Fortune 500 companies and a number of national and international businesses. Iowa City’s geography is one of rolling hills, lush and scattered woodlands and tall grasses. In the Iowa City area alone, there are 42 public parks, several of which overlook the scenic Iowa River.

Position Specification

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Your Contact

Senior Consultant and Director of Human Resources
T:  770-396-3939, ext. 6519

400 Northridge Road, Suite 1250
Atlanta, GA 30350