Texas A&M University Nutritionist in College Station, Texas

Position Information

Position Title Nutritionist

Posting Title Nutritionist

System Member Institution/Agency TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY (TAMU)

Department ATHLETIC DIRECTOR / 02-300090

Posting Number S00876FY17

Salary Commensurate

Pay Basis Annually

Job Close Date

Geographic Location College Station

Budget Type Budgeted/Benefits - Full-Time

Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No

Is this position D.O.T. regulated? No

EEO AA Statement

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Position Summary Information

Job Summary

The Nutritionist is responsible for providing nutrition counseling and education service to student-athletes. Provide assistance setting up team meals for all sports.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree. One year of full-time experience or two years part time, paid or volunteer experience as a student nutritionist.

Preferred Education and Experience

Master’s Degree

Required Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations

Registered Dietitian. Ability to obtain Texas state license

Preferred Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations

Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Knowledge of rules and regulations of athletic governing bodies: ex. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) U. S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) regarding banned substances. Knowledge of eating disorders/disordered eating signs and symptoms. Ability to analyze body composition assessments and make recommendations on energy requirements. Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Knowledge in sports nutrition counseling.

Other Requirements or Other Factors

Occasional nights, weekends, and holidays as required to fulfill assigned duties and sports assignments. Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to clearly communicate.

Preferred Other Requirements or Other Factors

Detailed Job Duties

Duties Performed

Research scientific articles related to sports nutrition, weight management and supplements.

Duties Performed

Plan pre-competition and in-competition fueling, and post-competition recovery for home and away competitions

Duties Performed

Other duties as assigned.

Duties Performed

Interact with sports medicine team and strength & conditioning coaches to discuss optimal nutrition practices for teams and individuals.

Duties Performed

Provide nutrition counseling in consultation with the Director of Performance Nutrition and support during one on one appointments, office hours and team meeting with staff and student-athletes.

Duties Performed

Develop and deliver effective nutrition education presentations and materials. Schedule and prepare team meetings and education materials with department staff.

Duties Performed

Manage student workers and volunteers to coordinate deliveries, fueling and recovery stations and travel nutrition supplies.

Duties Performed

Take body composition measurements and counsel athletes on nutrition strategies to achieve optimal body composition for performance and overall health

Duties Performed

Maintains continual and thorough familiarity with all applicable NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations. Establishes and ensures communication and enforcement of rules and regulations concerning student-athlete: conduct, appearance, road games, punctuality and other areas as deemed appropriate.