Performance Nutritionist

  Collegiate Sports (CA)
  West Region
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 03/19/21

Job Summary

Description of Position:  
Responsible for providing nutritional counseling and education services to student­-athletes, working closely with coaches and the food service contractor in planning nutritionally sound meals. Working in collaboration with Staff and Head Athletic Trainer, Strength and Conditioning Staff, Coaches/Staff, and Team Physicians.

  • Present lectures, seminars, and workshops on sports nutrition to student-­athletes and coaches, including pre­season nutrition overviews.

  • Provide individual nutritional counseling to student­-athletes.
  • Provide assistance in planning pre and post-­competition meals, both at home and on the road.

  • Identify athletes with eating disorders and work with physicians and counselors in treatment.

  • Develop nutrition education/intervention and sports nutrition programs.

  • Establish nutritional assessment and treatment policies and procedures.
  • Determine budgetary needs for IA nutritional programs.

  • Assist with Drug and Alcohol Education program via supplement education.

  • Develop materials on nutrition and weight control.

  • Supervise use of results from Body Composition Measurement System.
  • Maintain knowledge of departmental activities, sports schedules, and procedures.
  • Perform duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:   

  • Appropriate education, training and certification in Nutrition, minimum of Bachelor's Degree.

  • Experience as a Sports Nutritionist in competitive athletic environment, 1 year experience minimum.

  • Ability to meet the extensive time commitments required for a Division I program (after hours coverage, weekend travel for event coverage, etc.).

  • Sensitivity to student-­athlete issues.

  • Proven ability to meet multiple demands in a high ­volume, fast­ paced clinical environment.

  • Proven ability to work independently, prioritize and complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Strong written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills with accuracy and attention to detail.


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