Auburn University Athletics seeks candidates for a Director of Sports Nutrition position. The individual selected will develop, implement, and oversee the comprehensive sports nutrition program at Auburn University.
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Official AU job title is Sports Dietitian
Directs and implements student athlete nutrition programs to include, but not limited to, weight management, sport-specific nutrition plans, hydration protocols, and individual nutritional assessment.
Provides nutrition assessment, counseling, and education to student athletes and coaches.
Coordinates and implements dietary programs to assist in the management and treatment of nutrition-related medical conditions.
Directs, oversees, and advises staff on menu management and meal scheduling, including food selection and preparation, for home and away competitions.
Monitors and evaluates the use of nutrition supplements by student athletes. Coordinates and oversees the student volunteer sports nutrition program.
Advises coaches and staff on contracts and/or sponsorships relating to dietary/nutritional products and services.
Represents the Athletic department through participation in dietary and nutrition-related committees, associations, and meetings.
Complies with all applicable National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Southeastern Conference (SEC) regulations in the performance of job duties.
Nutrition, Exercise Science, Sports Administration, or related field.
Years of Experience
Area of Experience
Experience in administering a college sports nutrition program
Minimum Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of Southeastern Conference (SEC), National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), and World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) rules and regulations, and food safety procedures.
Minimum License and Certifications
$68,700 - $114,500
Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment.
Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.