The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics at the University of Virginia is looking to fill the position of Assistant Director of Sports Nutrition to support the student-athletes of our twenty-seven sport programs.
Under the direction of the Director of Sports Nutrition, the Assistant Director of Sports Nutrition is primarily responsible for the development and coordination of optimal nutritional services for Division I student-athletes and the Athletics Department of the University of Virginia.
The duties of the position include, but are not limited to: performing individual consultations with student-athletes; providing comprehensive services for student-athletes with at risk behaviors; serving as an expert in sports nutrition; promoting nutritional services; and performing other duties as necessary to build support for and add value to the objectives and goals of the unit, Department of Athletics, and University.
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Experience: A minimum of 1 year of experience in a collegiate sports nutrition setting
Licensure: Registered Dietician through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)/Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) required
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of NCAA, ACC and University rules and regulations. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both orally and in writing. Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Ability and desire to perform accurate, detail-oriented work. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and maintain confidentiality. Ability to make sound judgments independently or as a team member. Ability to instruct, council and direct student-athletes, and to support coaches, psychologist, and food services. Awareness of and sensitivity to the nutrition needs, athletic and social pressures faced by student athletes at the collegiate level.
Experience in Sports Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and with skin-fold
Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD)
To apply, please visit https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs/ and search for Requisition number R0008303. Please be sure to upload each document required: cover letter, resume and contact information for three references. For information about the position or the application process, contact Michele Jarman, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary is dependent upon qualifications.
Internal Number: R0008303
About University of Virginia
The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The University, located in Charlottesville, Virginia, is a selective public institution known for its teaching, research, and public service. The University of Virginia sponsors a twenty-seven sport intercollegiate athletics program, which includes approximately 750 student-athletes.