Sports Dietitian

Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Sports Dietitian

Job no: 527206
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Athletics

Department: Athletics
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Compensation Band: OS-OA05-Fiscal Year 2020-2021
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
March 19, 2021; position open until filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants
To ensure consideration, please upload the following with your online application:

  • A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the responsibilities and requirements outlined in the job announcement. Please discuss each element completely and succinctly.

  • A current resume, which includes dates of employment and clearly highlights experience that meets the minimum required qualifications.

    Department Summary
    The University of Oregon Intercollegiate Athletic Department's primary purpose is to provide a unique opportunity for student-athletes to be developed, tested, and encouraged to reach their maximum potential in every aspect of their lives. It is the steadfast goal of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to provide the most outstanding student-athlete experience by helping them to achieve excellence, both in the classroom and in their chosen sport. The department has approximately 250 administrative & classified employees and hosts over 600,000 spectators annually and represents the University of Oregon in athletic competition with other universities & colleges.

    Position Summary
    The Sports Dietician provides individual assessment and nutrition coaching, team education, planning and execution of fueling strategies, documentation and reporting of student athlete progress, and budgetary management for impact and efficiency. This position will also play an important role in educating, organizing, and guiding the progression of student sports nutrition interns. This role requires a high level of organization and communication to facilitate collaboration with team operations, strength and conditioning, athletic training, sports science, and culinary staff in the execution of nutrition services.

    This role is responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the Intercollegiate Athletics Department, including adherence to all department policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University of Oregon, Pac-12 Conference and the NCAA.

    Minimum Requirements
  • Registered Dietitian (RD) and ability to obtain state licensure within 3 months of date of hire
  • Bachelor's degree in dietetics/nutrition or related field.
  • One year of experience with demonstrated results providing performance nutrition support to collegiate, professional, or elite level athletes

    Professional Competencies
  • Highly organized and able to adapt and execute in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to influence stakeholders through impactful written and verbal communication
  • Adept with technology and data management
  • Valid driver's license and the ability to obtain UO Drivers Certification

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Credential of board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD).
  • Master's degree in dietetics / nutrition or related field.

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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