Extended Job Title:
Assistant Sports Dietitian - Football
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Texas Tech University
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 of Sports Nutrition.
Up to 50%
Serve as an assistant to the Director of Sports Nutrition for the football program while supporting the goals and initiatives of the sports nutrition program.
Provide nutrition education and outreach to football student-athletes and staff including cooking classes, grocery store tours, social media and nutritional intervention at training table meals.
Assist with the nutrition demands around weigh-ins, lifting sessions, pre/post practice meals/snacks, pre-game and post game fueling.
Individual consultation with student-athletes that need specific nutritional goals.
Manage football fueling station including inventory, purchasing, and distribution. Ensure that fueling station is staffed with interns and the food is rotated and stocked as needed. Assist in supervision of football athlete consumption of nutrition products, including meals and snacks.
Collaborate with Sports Nutrition staff and Director in budget maintenance and forecasting.
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.
Educate and evaluate football 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 of Sports Nutrition, sport coaches, sports medicine and team physicians.
Serve as an assistant to the Director of Sports Nutrition for the football program and any other duties that may arise as assigned by the director.
Comply with all NCAA, Big 12 and Texas Tech University rules, regulations and policies.
Minimum Hire Rate:
Variable work schedule. Hours are dependent on team competition and practice schedule. Overtime required.
Prior experience in nutrition related or consultation experience, particularly with sports nutrition in NCAA program or professional organization, football in particular. Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Board certified CSSD, CSCS or CSCCa certifications.
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Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.
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.
Bachelor's degree in Nutrition or Nutrition related field and one year of related experience. Competitive playing/coaching experience and/or consulting experience may exchange for education on a year to year basis. Must obtain RD within 6 months of hire. CSSD obtained within 2 years of hire.
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