Diabetes and Nutrition Education Coordinator

Atlanta, Georgia
Aug 23, 2020
Sep 22, 2020
Job Function
Education / Teaching
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level

JOB TITLE:  Diabetes and Nutrition Education Coordinator

SUPERVISOR:  Executive Director

BASIC FUNCTION:  Coordinates and supervises the education program and services provided by the agency and provides diabetes education to people with or affected by diabetes 


  • Serves as Program Coordinator for American Diabetes Association (ADA) recognized diabetes self-management education program
  • Coordinates and presents diabetes education and nutrition education classes through online and in-person platforms
  • Evaluates diabetes and nutrition education content, teaching methods and performance of all instructors and resource personnel
  • Provides assessment, teaching and follow-up instruction to program participants
  • Collects and inputs pre and post-screening health data
  • Participates in the preparation of the education budget
  • Collaborates with Development Team to implement and carry out grant objectives
  • Serves as chairperson of the Education Advisory Committee and plans and conducts meetings
  • Serves as liaison for the education program staff and Education Advisory Committee
  • Coordinates orientation and continuing education for education program personnel
  • Coordinates CQI (continuous quality improvement) with collaboration from other staff
  • Completes a minimum 12 hours diabetes-related continuing education every two years
  • Networks with other community agencies to market agency’s services as well as make appropriate referrals
  • Develop relationships and network with physicians, pharmaceutical companies managed care, and hospitals.
  • Chairs the planning committee for the annual Georgia Diabetes Symposium for health professionals
  • Conducts any other functions as requested by the Executive Director


  • CDE preferred
  • RN or RD with current GA license/registration
  • Minimum BS degree, Masters preferred
  • Proficiency with social media and online educational tools preferred
  • Minimum 3 years background in nutrition education preferred
  • Minimum 3 years background in diabetes education preferred
  • Minimum one-year program management experience
  • Strong skills in leadership, communication, and education
  • Willing to travel within the agency’s service area (Atlanta Metropolitan area)
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus
  • Proof of current auto liability coverage