The Senior Sports Dietitian is responsible for the leadership and development of UO Sports Nutrition. Primary objectives include the development of processes and procedures, mentorship of staff, innovation of systems, and setting the standard for service within the sports nutrition department. Responsibilities also include individual student athlete assessment and nutrition consultation, team education, planning and execution of fueling strategies, and documentation and reporting of student athlete progress for assigned teams. This position will also be responsible to maintain and distribute product at fueling stations and various athletics facilities as needed. This work will require a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain a UO Drivers Certification.
The Senior Sports Dietitian reports to the Director of Performance & Sports Science and supervises two full-time employees.
This role is responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the Intercollegiate Athletics Department, including adherence to all department policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University of Oregon, Pac-12 Conference and the NCAA.
• Bachelor’s and / or master’s degree in dietetics, nutrition or related field • 3+ years of experience providing performance nutrition support to collegiate, professional or elite level athletes • Registered Dietitian and ability to obtain state licensure within 3 months of date of hire
• Highly organized and able to adapt and execute in a dynamic environment • Ability to influence stakeholders through impactful written and verbal communication • Adept with technology and data management
• Credential of board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) • Tangible examples of innovation in the sports nutrition setting • History of leadership and mentorship of nutrition staff • Contribution to the growth and development of the field of sports nutrition through research or conference presentations