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Director - Sports Nutrition

Company: NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Director - Sports Nutrition Lubbock 28540BR Sports Nutrition Position Description Directs, plans, coordinates and supervises the operations and activities of a specialized unit or small department; develops and implements policies and procedures, administers the budget, organizes tasks and sets priorities. Serves as liaison with university personnel and community at large. Works under general supervision with broad latitude for initiative and independent judgement. Major/Essential Functions Individual Nutrition Counseling

  • Assess and analyze dietary practices, body composition, and energy balance of athletes in the context of athletic performance and health
  • Counsel athletes on optimal nutrition for exercise training, competition, recovery from exercise, weight management, hydration, immunity, disordered eating, travel, and supplementation
  • Outline personalized meal and snack plans to promote achieving short- and long-term goals to support health and athletic performance
  • Address nutritional challenges to performance, such as food allergies, bone mineral disturbances, gastrointestinal disturbances, injury and illness, and iron-deficiency
  • Evaluate and manage supplementation formulary within TTU, Big 12 and NCAA rules and policy.
  • Develop educational resources to support nutritional independence
  • Maintain documentation of nutrition services provided and evaluate the effectiveness of nutrition strategies towards meeting desired outcomes
  • Coordinate and oversee team/group education
  • Educate regarding food selection (grocery store tours, food storage) and food preparation (cooking classes)
  • Serve as a nutrition resource for coaches, health and wellness staff, and food service personnel Food Service and Menu Development
    • Collaborate with teams to develop and manage team meal menus
    • Coordinate nutrition for team travel (catering, hotels, airlines, competition)
    • Oversee fueling stations and procurement of goods
    • Collaboration & execution of athlete-centered menus with Cash Family Sports Nutrition Center Leadership
      • Recruit, lead and manage nutrition staff, interns, and students
      • Collaborate with nutrition staff members to develop the strategic plan for the program, which includes setting short- and long-term goals, monitoring team performance, and reporting on metrics.
      • Remain current with the latest performance nutrition scientific research and translate this to policy and practice Budget & Fiscal Responsibilities
        • Facilitate procurement process with outside vendors
        • Remaining fiscally sound in managing sports nutrition budget, and allocation of funds in fueling stations
        • Professional Development
        • Maintain dietetic license and continuing education requirements Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in related area required plus five years progressively responsible management experience. Additional education may substitute for experience on a year for year basis. Preferred Qualifications
          • Three years of experience in the nutrition-related area or consultation experience, particularly with sports nutrition in a collegiate or professional organization
          • Board-certified CSSD, CSCS or CSCCa certifications To apply, visit As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Copyright -2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. jeid-c3923db2d044074b972ddf04a8759377

Keywords: NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association), Lubbock , Director - Sports Nutrition, Executive , Lubbock, Texas

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