Organizational Unit Overview
The athletics department mission is to represent North Carolina A&T State University with distinction and create a challenging and supportive environment for student-athletes to excel in the classroom, in competition, and in life. We are committed to the highest standards of character, honesty, effort, and sportsmanship; respecting all people, their personal identities, differences and beliefs; and to provide a safe and equitable environment for student-athletes’ academic, athletic and personal development. The highly visible athletics program is committed to NCAA compliance, comprehensive excellence and to be trustworthy stewards of the aspirations of our student-athletes, the resources we manage, the reputation of our University, and our mission of service.
This position will develop and provide a comprehensive healthy choices program to serve all NCAT student-athletes. This specifically includes the development and provision of all aspects of healthy eating, to include but not be limited to: the education of NCAT student-athletes regarding healthy eating choices and collaboration with athletic trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, team physicians, and athletic administration.
Reporting to the Director of Strength and Conditioning, the individual serving in this position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:
-Develop a comprehensive wellness education and healthy choices program for NCAT student-athletes in all sports.
-Implement sports team nutritional plans, including consultation on team meals and fueling strategies based on schedule/activities.
-Work with members of all coaching staffs, the strength and conditioning staff, the athletic training staff, team physicians and related student-athlete service providers to ensure a collaborative and comprehensive approach to training, nutrition and recovery.
-Provide nutrition education and outreach to student-athletes including coordination of cooking classes, grocery store tours, dining hall tours, social-media and nutritional intervention.
-Utilize body composition and nutritional measurements to educate and evaluate student-athletes on maintaining proper body composition consistent with good health and peak performance, consistent with athletic department policy.
-Perform other duties as assigned.
-Bachelor’s degree in health, nutrition, food system management or a related field and a minimum of two (2) years related experience
-Registered Dietitian (Commission on Dietetic Registration)
-Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire.
All applicants should send ONE pdf containing resume, cover letter, and three letters of recommendation to Devin Young.