Sports Dietitian - Basketball & Volleyball

deadline 01 September 2017
employer Texas Tech University
type Full-time

Position Description: Performs responsible work in the development of all aspects of sports nutrition for teams and individual athletes in the Intercollegiate Athletics Department under direct supervision of the Director and the head Sports Dietician.

Major/Essential Functions:

Serve as the dietitian for the men's basketball, women's basketball and volleyball programs, while supporting the goals and initiatives of the sports nutrition program.
-Provide nutrition education and outreach to student-athletes and staff including cooking classes, grocery store tours, social media and nutritional intervention at training table meals. Will assist with the nutrition demands around weigh-ins, lifting sessions, pre/post practice meals/snacks, pre-game and post game fueling.
-Manage fueling station inside arena weight room including inventory, purchasing, and distribution. Supervision of athlete consumption of nutrition products, including meals and snacks.
-Collaborate with Sports Nutrition staff and Director in budget maintenance and forecasting.
-Work with sport coaches and director of operations to develop proper pre-game meals, snacks, and post-game meals.
-Provide spreadsheets for maintaining the sports nutrition budget and keeping weekly records of inventory and product allotment.
-Educate and evaluate athletes on maintaining a level of lean muscle body mass, body fat and muscle mass that is consistent with good health and good performance.
-Work closely with the nutrition internship program in scheduling interns, volunteers and practicum students.
-Maintain open, on-going communication with the Director, sport coaches, sports medicine and team physicians.
-Develop and provide nutrition education presentations, demonstrations, or events on various topics related to nutrition for optimal performance.
-Provide spreadsheets for maintaining the sports nutrition budget and keeping weekly records of inventory and product allotment. Ensure that fueling station is staffed with interns and the food is rotated and stocked as needed.
-Comply with all NCAA, Big 12 and Texas Tech University rules, regulations and policies.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Nutrition or Nutrition related field and two years of related experience. Competitive playing/coaching experience and/or consulting experience may exchange for education on a year to year basis. RD eligible within 6 months of hire. CSSD eligible within 2 years of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

Board certified CSSD, SCCC or CSCS certifications

Applicant Procedures:

-Apply online at enter via STAFF portal and search for req#ID11205
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-Required documents: Resume & Cover Letter
-If you should need assistance with the application process, please contact Texas Tech University, Human Resources, Talent Acquisition office at or 806.742.3851.

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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