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Assistant Dietitian - Football

University of Missouri - Columbia
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 10, 2023

Hiring Department

Intercollegiate Athletics

Job Description

The Assistant Dietitian for Football will promote the philosophy and objectives of the University of Missouri Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, to include adhering to all departmental policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University, SEC, NCAA and other authorities that may legitimately influence the intercollegiate athletics program.

Working under the direction of the Director of Sports Performance Nutrition, this individual will primarily be responsible for assisting and monitoring all phases of performance nutrition for the University of Missouri football program.

Job duties will include:

Evaluating, interpretating and monitoring the nutritional needs of football student-athletes, as assigned by the Director of Sports Performance Nutrition, using pre-approved standards of care and best practice guidelines;

Assisting the Director of Football Performance Nutrition in day-to-day tasks such as planning, administration, and follow up of operational duties;
Conducting inventory and ordering food and supplies to meet the unique needs of the team;

Managing students through scheduling, training, and daily shift oversight;
Performing hydration testing; body composition testing and analysis; menu and banquet event order development; supplement oversight and recommendations.

This position will require strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate with coaches, sports medicine staff, athletic performance staff, physicians, dining hall manager and chef(s), academic and other support staff involved with the success of football student-athletes.


Salary is commensurate with education and experience

Salary Range: $50,367 - $79,354

GGS Grade: 9E


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Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm; Nights, Weekends, and Travel as required, including during football season

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree in related/relevant area or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Registered Dietitian (RD), Master’s Degree in Nutrition or a related field

Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-7976.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.

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