The Athletics Department of CU Boulder welcomes applications for the Assistant Sports Dietitian, Football. This position will serve as an assistant to the Director of Performance Nutrition for the Football program while supporting the goals and initiatives of the Performance Nutrition Department.
The position is responsible for assisting in providing individual and team nutrition counseling and education to enhance the health and performance of elite football student athletes competing for a highly competitive, Division I athletics program. Responsibilities include sports nutrition education for maintaining and promoting health and wellness for the football program; serving as a food and nutrition resource for football student-athletes, coaches, athletic trainers; planning meals and nutrition for football athletes and staff to obtain optimal physical performance as well as tracking and documenting outcomes of nutrition services.
This position is responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program. This shall include adhering to the principles of the Athletic Department’s Mission Statement, Diversity and Inclusion Mission Statement, Core Values, Policies and Procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University, the Pac 12 Conference and the NCAA
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be--
•Provide individual and team nutrition counseling and education to enhance the health and performance of Football student athletes competing for a highly competitive, Division I athletics program.
•Educate and evaluate football athlete’s anthropometrics and provide guidance on appropriate levels of body mass, body fat and muscle mass that is consistent with good health and good performance.
•Maintain open, on-going communication with the Director of Performance Nutrition, Football staff, Strength and Conditioning staff, Sports Medicine and Team Physicians. Planning and Assessment
•Assist with meal planning and travel nutrition, supplements, and football fueling hub inventory, purchasing, and distribution.
•Collaborate with Performance Nutrition Director in budget maintenance and forecasting for Football athletes nutritional needs.
Development and Outreach:
•Develop and design educational handouts, and any additional educational needs; perform grocery store tours/cooking demonstrations; assist with recruiting events on weekends as well as during the week.
•Assist in Managing student interns schedules and assignments; other duties as assigned.
•Play a key role in the operational structure and perform any other duties that may arise as assigned by the director.
•Assist in supervision of football athlete consumption of nutrition products, including meals and snacks
What We Require
Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Exercise Physiology Dietetics or related field; a registered dietitian or RD eligible (obtain RD within 3 months of hire).
What You Will Need
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, time and priority management skills.
Ability to work as a supportive Performance Nutrition Department team member toward agreed upon goals.
What We Would Like You To Have
ISAK Level 1 certification.
Additional Salary Information: The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.
About University of Colorado Boulder
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.
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