The Assistant Director of Sports Nutrition will support the Senior
Director of Sports Nutrition with all nutrition services provided
to Virginia Tech's student athletes. The Assistant Director will be
primarily responsible for managing assigned teams’ game day
operations for pre-competition meals, hydration, catering,
recovery, and supplementation. Manage team travel nutrition needs,
and travel when necessary. Assist in the management of the Olympic
Sport Nutrition Oasis Fueling Station that fuels over 350 athletes
per day. Also assist with the operations of the brand new Student
Athlete Performance Center dining facility. Perform any other
duties deemed necessary by the Senior Director of Sports Nutrition
for the operation of the VT Sports Nutrition Program.
Master's degree and/or bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Dietetics or
related field with related experience.
Significant experience as a Registered Dietitian.
Completion of a didactic program in dietetics and supervised
practice program approved by the Accreditation Council for
Education in Nutrition and Dietetics.
Ability to work a nonstandard work week which includes nights,
weekends, and holidays.
Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to handle a fast-paced, intense work environment.
Sports nutrition experience.
Completion of or working towards a Board Certification for
Specialist in Sports Dietetics.
Previous employment in intercollegiate or professional
Knowledge of medical nutrition therapy, disordered eating, and
Commensurate with experience.
The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal
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June 29, 2021