The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is accepting applications for the position of Olympic Sports Performance Dietitian. This is a contract, full-time position with a targeted salary of $51,400.00/year 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 Olympic Sports Performance Dietitian will assist in the planning, development, implementation, evaluation and management of the performance nutrition services provided to UCLA intercollegiate student-athletes. The Olympic Sports Performance Dietitian exercises judgement and initiative in planning and problem solving with collaboration of the Performance Nutrition Coordinator. Clinical work will be overseen by Assistant Athletic Director, Sports Medicine with all other work being overseen by the Performance Nutrition Coordinator. Work is reviewed, upon request, when actions represent a deviation from standard procedures. Annual evaluations are provided following departmental guidelines and University policy.
Expressions of interest encouraged by October 14, 2020. All applicants must submit their cover letter, resume and references via the following website link: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79372
An offer of employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory pre-employment background check performed by Universal Background Screening and UCLA Athletics. UCLA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
All applicants should demonstrate the following abilities: Registered Dietitian through the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), Master's Degree in Nutrition or Exercise Physiology, 1-2 years' experience as a Registered Dietitian in the collegiate or professional setting, Demonstrated compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and ServSafe food service standards; Excellent group presentation skills to diverse populations; 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' electronic medical record; 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 assess energy availability and provide nutritional counseling; 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; 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 food service standards; Knowledge of and the ability to follow NCAA, Conference, University & Department rules and regulations.
Internal Number: 32747
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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.