Program Manager - Nutrition

Job Title

Program Manager - Nutrition

Job Description

Who We Are

Whole Health empowers and equips people to take charge of their physical, mental and spiritual well-being, and live their lives to the fullest. The mission of the Whole Health Institute (WHI) is to make whole health accessible to all people in all communities. If the Institute is successful, we will see (1) increased health and well-being (decrease in obesity, pain, chronic conditions, etc.), (2) increase in self-care, (3) decrease in clinical and pharmaceutical needs and decreased healthcare costs, (4) increase in employee engagement and business productivity, (5) Increase in people’s sense of meaning and purpose, connectivity, compassion, and collective humanity.

In order to achieve these goals, the Institute will focus on how health and well-being is addressed regionally, nationally and globally, and so radically redesigning what healthcare is and how we deliver it. WHI will lead the transformation of how we educate healthcare professionals in this approach and who comprises the healthcare team. We will partner with employers to address the health and well-being of their workforce, as well as align payment and policies. This work will be driven by unprecedented partnerships, both regionally and nationally, and will be fueled by a grassroots movement in Whole Health.

Through relentless focus, convening and catalyzing ongoing efforts and thought leaders, and the creation of a living laboratories, WHI will drive the transformation of physical, mental and spiritual well-being.


The Role

Reporting to the Senior Director, Whole Health Nutrition, the Nutrition Program Manager will work with a close-knit team that is building first a local then global strategy to radically redesign healthcare into a whole health model of care.

Specifically, the primary duty of the Program Manager will be to manage the main strategic programs and projects developed within the Institute’s Whole Health Nutrition strategy. Whole Health Nutrition is one priority area where we will be directly creating and delivering offerings to individuals and organizations.  Thus, the Program Manager will support and manage the deliverables, programs, and projects to bring these offerings to the public including community members, coaches, clinicians, and students. Working closely with the Experience and Education team and contractors, the Program Manager will support and manage programs and projects related to the deployment of whole health nutrition courses and trainings. Key initial focus areas will be 1) creating teaching kitchen, culinary medicine, and related programs for whole health nutrition delivery in the WHI Teaching Kitchen and 2) generating momentum for change locally, regionally, and nationally through partnerships, collaborations, and grassroots movement. Thus, the Nutrition Program Manager will work in concert with the Program Managers across all WHI strategies to harness the educational efforts and relationships to support the grassroots whole health movement and the whole health transformation of the food and nutrition systems in the region. S/he will help to ensure that programs are supported and managed at the highest level of quality and excellence.


What You Will Do

The incoming Nutrition Program Manager will proactively and continuously manage and support programs and projects within the Institute’s Whole Health Nutrition strategy; effectively implement solutions to better the programs and projects under his/her management; provide managerial expertise to support and implement key strategies for Whole Health nutrition; stay current and abreast of relevant trends and changes in the Whole Health landscape to ensure that the Institute operates in accordance with best practices.


Program and Project Management


Whole Health Expertise




Relationship Management and Service Delivery


Requirements for the role

The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker with a successful program management track record. The individual will have energy, intellectual capacity, strategic business acumen, and professional integrity.  The ideal background will include:


All offers of employment are contingent on your successful completion (where permitted by state law) of a confidentiality agreement, background check and verification of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Vaccination exemptions as a reasonable accommodation for a qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief can be discussed at the time of an offer. In addition, you will need to provide proper identification verifying your eligibility to work in the United States on your first day of work.


The Whole Health Institute is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment of any kind. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status of protected veteran, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

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