Comprehensive Services Manager – Registered Dietitian
Location/Company: Company: Contra Costa County

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Why join the Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau?
The Contra Costa Community Services Bureau is seeking registered dietitian candidates to fill one (1) vacancy for Comprehensive Services Manager – Project for their Nutrition Program within the Head Start Program. Candidates must possess current registration as a Dietitian issued by the Commission on Dietetic Registration/Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to be eligible.

Community Services Bureau is the community action agency for Contra Costa County and runs effective and highly regarded project-funded programs including Head Start, California Childcare and Development, and the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. The Bureau’s mission is to support individuals and families to thrive as contributing members of the community by providing high-quality services and learning opportunities. The project-based Head Start program has been providing services to children and families of Contra Costa County for over 50 years.

The incumbent needs to be collaborative, team-oriented, and a progressive leader with strong communication skills. The incumbent must also possess a value system that engenders trust and confidence, and embodies a commitment to racial equity, diversity, and inclusion. The Community Services Bureau’s very capable and competent staff delivers services through the shared values of respect, responsiveness, and relationship building.

We are looking for someone who is able to:
*** Work well under pressure
*** Flexible and able to adapt to change
*** Self-motivated
*** Able to manage multiple projects
*** Collaborative and works well with others Aware of the community’s needs and invested in making a difference

What you will typically be responsible for:
Managing and analyzing data and compiling reports
Managing dietary needs of children between the age of 0-5 years that are enrolled in CBS childcare
Developing and implementing, and training on policies and procedures related to the Nutrition standards and CACFP guidelines
Interagency and intra-agency collaboration
Developing program goals and driving results Monitoring program requirements to ensure federal, state and county regulations are followed (Head Start Performance Standards and Child and Adult Care Food Program)

A few reasons you might love this job:
You will work with a diverse team that is committed to delivering results
You will deliver programs and services that benefit the community
You will work in a Bureau that is focused on staff wellness and self-care
You will have opportunities to travel for professional development

A few challenges you might face in this job:
You will be responsible for managing programs with limited community resources while still meeting client needs
You will be tasked with handling multiple high-priority projects
You will need to stay abreast of regulatory changes from local, state, and federal agencies

Desirable Qualifications:
Experience in Head Start and/ or the Child and Adult Care Food Program
Background in social services and experience working with a diverse population
Experience in trauma-informed leadership