Date: May 25, 2024

Location: Indianapolis, US, 46205

Organization: HHC

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Job Role Summary

Responsible for planning, organizing, and managing the WIC Program. Provides direct supervision to WIC Breastfeeding Coordinator, Senior Nutrition Education Coordinator, WIC Mobile Unit Coordinator, Fatherhood Engagement Lead, Vendor Liaison, Special Projects Nutritionist, Quality Assurance Specialist


•    Licenses/Certification either required upon hire: Registration as Dietitian by the American Dietetic Association, Indiana RN license by the Indiana Professional License Agency Board of Nursing. Registered Nurses must have a nutrition-related background and/or WIC experience.
•    Bachelor’s or Master’s degree graduate which, through review of an official transcript from an accredited college, includes a study in Nutrition. These degrees include but are not limited to:  Family and Consumer Sciences; Food and Nutrition in Business; Nutrition, Nursing with background in Nutrition Fitness and Health. Experience in Maternal and Child Health or Public Health setting preferred.
•    Licenses/Certification required:  Valid driver’s license and access to reliable car.
•    3-5 years previous experience with demonstrated ability in program development and staff management. 
•    Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Internet Explorer.
•    Excellent verbal and written skills.
•    Must possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
•    Must be able to take initiative and prioritize workload.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

•    Must have knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the WIC Program and the Division of Public Health.
•    Skills in financial management and management of personnel.
•    Ability to manage a decentralized program.
•    Demonstrated ability to exercise professional judgments and tact in communicating with a wide variety of individuals.
•    Knowledge of program planning and evaluation.
•    Good judgment and discretion in communication (written, verbal and non-verbal).
•    Must be able to prioritize work, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure.
•    Flexibility to adjust to changing program/department needs and activities.
•    Must be able to lift minimum 45 pounds.
•    Must resolve conflicting policies and procedures between federal, state and local agencies.
•    Organizational ability to manage decentralized program.
•    Compliance with program guidelines to ensure continual funding.
•    High level of concentration, accuracy, attention to detail, ability to analyze and interpret data.


Working Enviornment

  • •    Travel required between various program locations.
    •    Exposure to communicable illness and disease due to direct and frequent client contact; participants in stress.
    •    Some physical effort associated with lifting and carrying supplies.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis