Director, Division of Nutrition Programs (NYC Office)

CAI is seeking a highly motivated, skilled, hands-on professional for the full-time position of Director, Division of Nutrition Programs. The Director, Division of Nutrition Programs will report to Senior Management and will be responsible for the on-going coordination and supervision of CAI’s WIC Training Center and all nutrition-related programs. She/he will provide strategic planning, leadership and oversight of CAI’s NYS WIC Training Center and other CAI nutrition related initiatives. She/he will also work closely with the WIC training team and other CAI trainers. This is a NYC-based position.


  • Oversee CAI’s Nutrition programs, including the NYS WIC Training Center
  • Participate in the development of the organization’s strategic plans and programs to leverage existing CAI nutrition-related programs for growth and expansion
  • Establish partnerships to achieve programmatic expansion and provide strategic input and leadership on partnership issues affecting the organization; i.e., evaluation of potential alliances and partners
  • Plan, organize, develop (and revise as needed) nutrition-related training curricula, on-line computer-based trainings and webinars
  • Oversee the implementation of nutrition-related, participant-centered adult trainings
  • Provide scheduled, participant-centered adult trainings to WIC training participants
  • Provide quality assurance of all CAI nutrition related programs, trainings and materials
  • Participate in the development of the WIC training calendar
  • Evaluate and advise on the impact of long range programmatic planning, introduction of new programs/strategies, and regulatory actions.
  • Enhance and/or develop, and implement nutrition policies and procedures of the organization
  • Provide clinical/technical guidance and knowledge to others within the programs of CAI’s Nutrition Division
  • Interact with external funders and regulators as needed or required
  • Meet regularly with WIC team and other staff to ensure compliance with all policies, procedures, protocols and regulations
  • Ensure and assist with the monthly review and submission of vouchers and supporting documentation/reporting requirement
  • Attend all established CAI staff meetings
  • Other/additional duties and responsibilities as necessary/required to meet the mission of the organization.


  • Masters degree in Nutrition or related field
  • Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RDN) & Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist (CDN)
  • Minimum two years management preferred
  • Technical expertise in Clinical Nutrition; interpreting regulations and program directives
  • Ability to implement nutrition policies and procedures
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other technology/computer software programs
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills; proven supervisory experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong training/presentation skills; some travel in NYS
  • Assist in the fulfillment of the agency’s mission and vision.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse staff and an adult-learning participant population


CAI offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits and working conditions. Apply for this job.