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21 Jun
Director of Sports Nutrition
North Carolina, Raleigh / durham / CH

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Vacancy Type EHRA Non-Faculty Is Internal Transfer Only No Working Title Director of Sports Nutrition Salary Range Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with education and experience Position Number 00102691 Work Schedule M-F 8am-5pm with nights, weekends and overtime as needed Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0 Department 106001 - Athletics-Student Welfare & Development Department Athletics - Pack Performance Job City & State Raleigh, NC Primary Function of Organizational Unit


The mission of the NC State Department of Athletics is to prepare student-athletes to compete at the highest level and to inspire them to be leaders now and for the future by providing the best environment to achieve their athletic, academic, and personal aspirations as well as providing support for the professional development of our coaches and staff, all within the role of the greater institutional relationships to the University. North Carolina State University competes as an NCAA Division I team in the Atlantic Coast Conference.


Essential Job Duties


The Director of Sports Nutrition responsibilities include:



  • Develops, implements, and evaluates a comprehensive nutrition program designed for optimal student athlete performance, including assessment, education, and programming regarding the nutritional needs of Division I student athletes. Serves as a resource/consultant to individuals assigned to coordinate and implement pre- and post-competition and travel meals; oversee menu planning for Athletics Training Table in conjunction with Campus Dining Services.

  • Leads and conducts individual and team nutrition counseling and education sessions; development of effective, sport-specific nutrition presentations and educational materials for student-athletes; planning and implementation of nutritional recovery process for select teams; testing and evaluation of student-athletes body composition.

  • Works with sports medicine and sport psychology staff members to address disordered eating or other medical issues related to nutrition and/or body image; conduct nutritional assessments and counseling for student athletes with clinical nutritional needs and food allergies. Collaborate with athletic trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, and team physicians to research, evaluate, recommend, purchase, distribute and monitor permissible and effective nutritional supplements with attention to NCAA rules, regulations and nutrition related bylaws.

  • Oversees training and evaluation of sports nutrition staff, including team sports dietician and sport nutrition assistants and interns while developing work schedules and program education; oversee ordering, inventory, vendor relationships, procurement of goods and payment of purchases.

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends with occasional travel.


The ideal candidate for the Director of Sports Nutrition position demonstrates a willingness to engage and provide nutritional education through a spirit of collaboration through service and effective communication with members of Pack Performance Team of sports medicine, strength and conditioning, sport psychology, academic support, student-athlete development, coaches and sport administrators in an effort to provide a holistic student athlete experience toward lifelong development and growth.


Other Work/Responsibilities


Perform other administrative duties as assigned by the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Sports Performance and Student Services.


Minimum Education/Experience


Bachelor's degree in nutrition, exercise physiology or related field.


Minimum of 3 years of experience working as a Registered Dietitian.


Board Certified as a Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD).


Departmental Required Skills


Candidate should possess strong computer knowledge including experience utilizing Microsoft package and other relevant software.


Strong interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written.


Excellent multi-tasking and prioritization skills.


Ability to lead and work in a multi-disciplinary and diverse environment.


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education


Master's degree in exercise physiology or related field and minimum of 5 years of experience working as a dietitian with a college age population, specifically athletes.


Required License or Certification


Board Certified as a Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD).


Special Instructions


In addition to your application, please include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.


Job Open Date 06/19/2020 Anticipated Closing Date 07/02/2020 Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Proposed Hire Date 07/13/2020 AA/EOE


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or workatncstate@ncsu.edu. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.


Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.


NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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