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Job Posting: Technical Information Specialist - Registered Dietitian - Beltsville, MD

  • 1.  Job Posting: Technical Information Specialist - Registered Dietitian - Beltsville, MD

    Posted 04-23-2020 13:42
    LAC Group is seeking a Registered Dietitian for the position of Technical Information Specialist to work on a food science research and reference team at a major Federal library in the Beltsville, MD area. The Specialist will be responsible for providing research and reference assistance to staff and the general public through a wide range of research techniques, methods, and sources that pertain to human nutrition and food science. This is an ongoing full-time (40 hours a week; Monday to Friday) benefited contract position.

    • Work with numerous information technology resources and platforms including research and bibliographic databases, content management systems and more to help keep a nutrition-focused web portal up-to-date.
    • Utilize drupal content management system to update numerous web pages.
    • Create content and manage social media feeds

    • Must be a Registered Dietitian (or in progress towards the degree)
    • 1-2 years of experience using information technology platforms (content management systems, research databases, HTML, CSS); programming experience is a plus
    • Experience with web development; Drupal preferred
    • Experience with providing outreach through social media
    • Knowledge of research and reference techniques; ability to assist patrons in utilizing and interpreting resources
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to express complex scientific ideas in clear, easy to understand the language

    Please apply here:

    Katy Davis
    Operations Assistant
    LAC Group