The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is accepting applications for the position of Sports Performance Dietitian. This is a full-time, contract position with full health benefits and membership in the UC Retirement Plan. Under the general supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director/ Head Athletic Performance Coach, the Sports Performance Dietitian will assist in the planning, development, implementation, evaluation and management of the performance nutrition services provided to student-athletes representing all Intercollegiate Athletic teams. Primary responsibilities include: providing team and department educational presentations to enhance the performance of competitive collegiate athletes for all sport; coordinating the performance fueling program; as well as managing the Athletic Fueling Stations in Acosta and Mo Ostin, including budgeting, inventory and distribution. Must possess ability to adhere to and comply with Department, University, NCAA and PAC-12 rules and regulations. Employment will be contingent upon a satisfactory background check, meeting targeted goals and compliance with University, PAC-12 and NCAA rules and regulations.
Expressions of interest are encouraged by July 25, 2018. All applicants must submit their cover letter, resume and references via the following website link: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1463700425779. Search by requisition #28310. UCLA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
All applicants should demonstrate the following abilities: Registered Dietitian certification; Master's Degree in Nutrition; Demonstrated compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA); Skill in providing medical nutrition therapy for individual patients with a spectrum of nutrition concerns utilizing specialized knowledge unique to the sports medicine discipline; Specialized knowledge in addressing concerns of eating disorders and disordered eating in an athletic college-aged population; Skill in developing and planning nutrition care plans for athletes including goals, intervention and instruction; Skill in obtaining body composition measurements and interpretation of the measurement to athletes, athletic trainers and coaches; Knowledge and ability to analyze dietary supplements marketed to athletes, coaches and staff; Ability to document clinical encounters in students' medical record using standard SOAP format; Ability to be an active participant and providing essential medical information at the Patient Care Committee addressing needs of high risk athletes; Ability to analyze high-risk behaviors in an athletic university population; Ability to counsel and refer athletes with high-risk behavior; Specialized knowledge in nutrition promotion and risk reduction in an athletic university population; Strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with students, colleagues, professionals, and administrators; Skill in negotiating ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate policies and programs and/or arrive jointly at decisions and solutions; Skill at working as part of a team; Skill at managing shifting priorities and changing pace of workload; Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with culturally diverse students and staff; Ability to critically review the professional literature on nutrition education, especially athletic health, disordered eating and sports nutrition; Ability to evaluate research proposals, to analyze and articulate suitability and feasibility for implementation; Knowledge of and ability to use various computer programs, email, and the Internet; Skill at working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction; Knowledge of and ability to follow NCAA rules and regulations.
Additional Salary Information: This is a full-time, contract position with full health benefits and membership in the UC Retirement Plan.
Internal Number: 28310
About UCLA - University of California Los Angeles, Intercollegiate Athletic Department
UCLA Athletics embraces the mantra of "Champions Made Here", not just on the competitive field but in the classroom and in the community. UCLA's broad-based nationally competitive intercollegiate athletics program for men and women was the first in the nation to win 100 NCAA Championships. UCLA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.