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
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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.
Utilize ISAK Methodology & DEXA to collect and interpret body composition; 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 and Sports Medicine 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).
Provide Individualized plate coaching to student athletes during meals at Maurice “Maury” Brown Training Table.
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 professional or 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 the management of a budget with a refueling station
Experience collecting and interpreting body composition using ISAK methodology & DEXA
Complete the online application and upload the following as one document for a complete application: cover letter, resume, and contact information for four work-related references.
Internal Number: 19002719
About University of Wyoming
The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.
Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit http://visitlaramie.org/The University of Wyoming located in Laramie and nestled on Wyoming's high plains between the Laramie and Snowy Mountain ranges is one of the most unique institutions of higher education in America.