The University of Wyoming is currently seeking applications for the position of Sports Nutritionist. This position will report to the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Administration or designee. Duties will include:
Provide appropriate nutritional interventions for student-athletes including, but not limited to, weight management, management of diabetes, hypertension, lipid disorders, anemia, eating disorders and disordered eating, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, food allergies and intolerances, reducing inflammation, injury prevention & healing.
Assess and counsel student-athletes and staff regarding appropriate and legal use of dietary supplements, regularly banned drugs, and restricted substances in compliance with sport governing bodies; e.g., NCAA, U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, World Anti-Doping Agency and the University of Wyoming Department of Intercollegiate (DIA) policies.
Provide sport and gender-specific recommendations regarding optimal body composition and weight for good health and performance for Division I student-athletes.
Assess and analyze dietary practices and energy balance of student-athletes.
Create meal plans and intake recommendations based on assessed student-athlete needs.
Collaborate with Sports Performance to develop and implement nutritional education materials including team talk presentations, fueling station education, and individual consult templates/handouts
Coordinate and conduct educational programming for Olympic Sports teams (i.e., Men’s and Women’s Golf, Women’s Tennis, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Men’s and Women’s Track and Field (Indoor and Outdoor), Men’s and Women’s Swim and Dive, Women’s Soccer, Women’s Volleyball, Men’s Wrestling, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Women’s Tennis, and Spirit Teams) throughout the school year.
Conduct individual consult content to meet student-athlete needs.
Effectively communicate with UW Athletics Physician/s, Sports Medicine and Sports Performance staff regarding consulted student-athletes and plan of care.
Manage, train, mentor and evaluate student interns to keep the High Altitude Fueling Station clean and stocked adequately.
Oversee ordering, daily stocking, inventory, organization, and cleaning of all High Altitude Fueling Station products; collaborate with Football Sports Dietitian for product use.
Consult with Executive Chef in meal planning (e.g., training table, catered meals, pre-game/post game meals, holiday break training, and competition fueling).
Collaborate with Football Sports Nutritionist to ensure consistency in training table and fueling station operations and products.
Stay up to date with current nutrition and health issue research as relevant to needs of student-athletes, coaches, and Sports Medicine staff.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition, Exercise Physiology or related field
1 year experience in clinical, culinary or sports nutrition
Board certified Registered Dietitian (RD) with the ability to obtain a Wyoming State
Licensure within 30 days of hire.
At least 1 year experience working with collegiate student-athletes.
Experience working with an athletic training table.
Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) and MS degree in sports nutrition or relevant field.
Excellent communication skills in both large group and one-on-one settings
Experience with ordering and inventory control Supervisory experience
Complete on-line application and upload the following as one document: cover letter, resume and contact information for three work-related references.
The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.
Pursuant to Wyoming State law, W.S. 19-14-102, as amended, an honorably discharged veteran who has been a resident of the state of Wyoming for one (1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies for employment, or any surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at the time of the veteran’s death, who is receiving federal survivor benefits based on the veteran’s military service and is applying for employment, shall receive an interview preference during the applicant screening process with the University of Wyoming. At the time of application the applicant must possess the business capacity, competency, education or other qualifications required for the position. If disabilities do not materially interfere with performance of job duties, disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans. Appropriate documentation of veteran status must be provided at time of application as outlined in the application process. No preference will be given to a veteran currently employed by a public department.
We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.
Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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