The department of Athletics at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Sports Dietitian for Football. The Sports Dietitian will provide individuals and group/team nutrition counseling and education to enhance the performance of student athletes, on-site and during travel. Primary responsibilities include counseling individuals and groups on daily nutrition for performance and health; translating the latest scientific evidence into practical sports nutrition recommendations; tracking and documenting outcomes of nutrition services, serving as a food and nutrition resource for coaches, athletic trainers, strength coaches, and parents. Providing sports nutrition education for health/wellness, performance, and within the community; and maintaining professional competency and skills required for professional practice.
Completion of a didactic program in dietetics and supervised practice program approved by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACENDÂ®) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Registered Dietitian with active registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; Certification/Licensure as required by state of practice. Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) preferred.
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Assignment Category Full-time regular Job Classification Staff.Health Professional.II Campus Pittsburgh Minimum Education Level Required Baccalaureate Minimum Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience Work Schedule Varies Hiring Range TBD Based on Qualifications Relocation Offered Yes Visa Sponsorship Provided No Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check Child Protection Clearances The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance. Required Documents Resume, Cover Letter Optional Documents Not Applicable