Student Employment

Program Assistant

Michigan Dining

Job #: 800160
Location: South Quad
Department: Michigan Dining
Rate: $12.00
Resume Required? Yes
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available


Nutrition Program Assistant

*First year Master level student in Nutrition Public Health Program preferred.*

This person reports directly to the Culinary and Nutrition Support Specialist
~10 hours scheduled per week September-April
~32-40 hours May-August

Work areas:
-Review Michigan Dining website for accurate nutrition information and signage
-Correct discrepancies in University software to be reflected on website
-Research and verify nutrition and allergen information for new and current products
-Maintain ingredient database to ensure accurate tracking and publishing
-Record new recipes from Executive Chef in software
-Track allergen and ingredient information for new recipes
-Create nutrition education materials
-Develop programming and presentations for nutrition education
-Knowledge of basic nutrition, including essential nutrients, energy balance, and current trends and issues
-Comfortable with Microsoft Office products
-Good communication skills and self-directed

A COVID-19 vaccination and booster shot (when eligible) is now required for all staff under a revised U-M vaccination policy. The deadline for Ann Arbor campus community members to receive the booster shot is February 4, or as soon as they are eligible thereafter, based on their individual vaccination schedule. More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.