Assistant Director of Sports Nutrition

Virginia Tech   Blacksburg, VA   Full-time     Food Service
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Posted on June 29, 2021

Job Description

The Assistant Director of Sports Nutrition will support the Senior Director of Sports Nutrition with all nutrition services provided to Virginia Tech's student athletes. The Assistant Director will be primarily responsible for managing assigned teams’ game day operations for pre-competition meals, hydration, catering, recovery, and supplementation. Manage team travel nutrition needs, and travel when necessary. Assist in the management of the Olympic Sport Nutrition Oasis Fueling Station that fuels over 350 athletes per day. Also assist with the operations of the brand new Student Athlete Performance Center dining facility. Perform any other duties deemed necessary by the Senior Director of Sports Nutrition for the operation of the VT Sports Nutrition Program.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree and/or bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Dietetics or related field with related experience.
Significant experience as a Registered Dietitian.
Completion of a didactic program in dietetics and supervised practice program approved by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics.
Ability to work a nonstandard work week which includes nights, weekends, and holidays.
Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to handle a fast-paced, intense work environment.
Sports nutrition experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Completion of or working towards a Board Certification for Specialist in Sports Dietetics.
Previous employment in intercollegiate or professional athletics.
Knowledge of medical nutrition therapy, disordered eating, and motivational interviewing.

Appointment Type

Restricted

Salary Information

Commensurate with experience.

Review Date

7/18/21

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Stuart Cochran at stuart@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.