The University of Wyoming is currently seeking applications for the position of Director of Performance Dietetics-Olympic Sports. This position will report to the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Administration or designee. Duties will include:
•Provide appropriate nutritional interventions for student-athletes including, but not limited to, weight management, management of diabetes, hypertension, lipid disorders, anemia, eating disorders and disordered eating, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, food allergies and intolerances, reducing inflammation, injury prevention & healing. •Assess and counsel student-athletes and staff regarding appropriate and legal use of dietary supplements, regularly banned drugs, and restricted substances in compliance with sport governing bodies; e.g., NCAA, U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, World Anti-Doping Agency and the University of Wyoming Department of Intercollegiate (DIA) policies. •Provide sport and gender-specific recommendations regarding optimal body composition and weight for good health and performance for Division I student-athletes. •Assess and analyze dietary practices and energy balance of student-athletes. •Create meal plans and intake recommendations based on assessed student-athlete needs. •Collaborate with Sports Performance staff to develop and implement nutritional education materials including team talk presentations, fueling station education, and individual consult templates/handouts. •Collaborate and consult with the Director of Student-Athlete Well Being to identify and respond to at-risk behaviors; work together to develop strategies that respond to mental health and nutritional needs and participate in multi-disciplinary teams consistent with the needs of identified student-athletes. •Coordinate and conduct educational programming for Olympic Sports teams (i.e., Men’s and Women’s Golf, Women’s Tennis, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Men’s and Women’s Track and Field (Indoor and Outdoor), Men’s and Women’s Swim and Dive, Women’s Soccer, Women’s Volleyball, Men’s Wrestling, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Women’s Tennis, and Spirit Teams) throughout the school year. •Conduct individual consult content to meet student-athlete needs. •Effectively communicate with UW Athletics Physician/s, Sports Medicine and Sports Performance staff regarding consulted student-athletes and plan of care. •Recruit, manage, train, mentor and evaluate student interns/work study to keep the High Altitude Fueling Station clean and stocked adequately. •Oversee ordering, daily stocking, inventory, organization, and cleaning of all High Altitude Fueling Station products. •Consult with Executive Chef in meal planning (e.g., training table, catered meals, pre-game/post game meals, holiday break training, and competition fueling). •Stay up to date with current nutrition and health issue research as relevant to needs of student-athletes, coaches, and Sports Medicine staff. •Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition, Exercise Physiology or related field.
1 year experience in clinical, culinary or sports nutrition.
Board certified Registered Dietitian (RD) with the ability to obtain a Wyoming State
Licensure within 30 days of hire.
At least 1 year experience working with high performance interdisciplinary (i.e., college, professional, Olympic, etc.) athletes.
Experience working with an athletic training table and/or fueling station.
Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) and MS degree in sports nutrition or relevant field.
Excellent communication skills in both large group and one-on-one settings.
Experience with budgeting in relations to ordering and inventory control.
Complete on-line application and upload the following as one document: cover letter, resume and contact information for three work-related references.
UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.