Reporting to the Deputy Director of Athletics, the Sports Dietitian will enhance the athletic performance of student-athletes by developing and managing sports nutrition programs and customized nutrition strategies; provide individual, group, and team nutrition counseling and education; and evaluate dietary supplements and sports foods for safety and quality with approval from sports medicine and compliance personnel. This individual will also oversee all operations of the Sports Nutrition Department including but not limited to budget, inventory, purchasing, stocking, and supervising student volunteers and dietetic interns. NDSU is an EEO/AA-MF/Vet/Disability
Master’s degree in Health, Nutrition and Exercise Science (or related field)
Registered Dietitian with licensure in the state of North Dakota upon hire
1 year experience specializing in collegiate sports nutrition
Ability to utilize body composition devices and interpret results
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
Basic computer skills with Excel and Word
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
About North Dakota State University
North Dakota State University is a student-focused, land-grant, research university — an economic engine that educates students, conducts primary research, creates new knowledge and advances technology. The university provides affordable access to an excellent education at a top-ranked institution that combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment, educating future leaders who will create solutions to national and global challenges that will shape a better world.
NDSU is a major research university of 14,400 students. The university’s researchers are leaders in areas such as nanotechnology, microelectronics, polymers, food safety, plant science, vaccinology, biotechnology, robotics and materials science.
NDSU is listed as 83 among 402 public universities based NDSU’s research expenditures reported to the National Science Foundation. In addition, NDSU is listed in the National Science Foundation’s top 100 in several areas, including: agricultural sciences, social sciences, physical sciences, chemistry, and computer sciences.
NDSU is a member of The Summit League and Missouri Valley Football Conference with an affiliate membership in the Big 12 Conference ...for wrestling.
NDSU has a storied history of athletic success including 25 team national championships since 1965 in football, women’s basketball, wrestling, softball, men’s cross country and women’s indoor track and field.
Since completing the reclassification to NCAA Division I in 2008, the Bison have won five football national championships, made three NCAA men’s basketball tournaments, eight softball regionals and one super regional, three NCAA women’s volleyball postseason appearances, NCAA regionals in women’s soccer, women’s golf and baseball, and produced several All-Americans in track and field, cross country and wrestling.