Performs responsible work in the development of all aspects of sports nutrition for teams and individual athletes in the Intercollegiate Athletics Department under direct supervision of the Director of Sports Nutrition.
Serve as an assistant to the director for all arena sports (men's & women's basketball and volleyball) while supporting the goals and initiatives of the sports nutrition program and execute any duties that may arise as assigned by the director.
Maintain open, on-going communication with the Sport Nutrition staff, Director, sport coaches, sports medicine and team physicians.
Provide nutrition education and outreach to student-athletes and staff including cooking classes, grocery store tours, social media and nutritional intervention at training table meals.
Will assist with the nutrition demands around weigh-ins, lifting sessions, pre/post practice meals/snacks, pre-game and post-game fueling and provide individual consultation with student-athletes that need specific nutritional goals.
Manage fueling stations including inventory, purchasing, and distribution while being fiscally mindful and responsible.
Assist in supervision of student-athlete consumption of nutrition products, including meals and snacks.
Collaborate with Sports Nutrition staff and Director in budget maintenance and forecasting.
Provide spreadsheets for maintaining the sports nutrition budget and keeping weekly records of inventory and product allotment.
Develop and provide nutrition education presentations, demonstrations, or events on various topics related to nutrition for optimal performance.
Educate and evaluate student-athletes on maintaining a level of lean muscle body mass, body fat and muscle mass that is consistent with good health and optimal performance.
Work closely with the nutrition internship program in scheduling interns, volunteers and practicum students.
Ensure that fueling station is staffed with interns and the food is rotated and stocked as needed within proper food safety guidelines.
Comply with all NCAA, Big 12 and Texas Tech University rules, regulations and policies.
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Bachelor's degree in Nutrition or Nutrition related field and one year of related experience. Competitive playing/coaching experience and/or consulting experience may exchange for education on a year to year basis. Must obtain RD within 6 months of hire. CSSD obtained within 2 years of hire.
Board certified CSSD certification.
Past experience working in nutrition or athletics.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Prior nutrition-related or consultation experience, particularly with Sports Nutrition in an NCAA program or professional organization, hoops, and volleyball in particular.
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