Assistant Athletic Director for Performance Nutrition
Washington State University
Location: Pullman, Washington
Internal Number: 4218104
Assistant Athletic Director for Performance Nutrition
Available Title(s): 1162-NN_ADMINPRO - Manager
Business Title: Assistant Athletic Director for Performance Nutrition
Employee Type: Admin. Professional
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
Summary of Duties:
The Assistant Athletics Director of Performance Nutrition oversees the Performance Nutrition Program for Washington State Athletics and implementation of performance-based nutrition programming and protocols for all student-athletes, as well as serves as the primary point of contact for coaches, student-athletes, student services staff, and administrators. The Assistant Athletics Director of Performance Nutrition supervises, mentors, and leads performance nutrition fulltime staff, part time staff, and student staff/volunteers/dietetic interns. This position is responsible for overseeing the performance nutrition foods/supplement budget, food service operations for refueling hubs, menu development with Gray W Legends Lounge Executive Chef, educational programming for WSU student-athletes and teams, coaches and athletics staff. The Assistant Athletics Director also coordinates and facilitates student-athlete body composition services and works in consultation with the WSU sports medicine staff with medical nutrition therapy (MNT) recommendations for WSU student-athletes.
A Bachelor's degree in a relevant field and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in a field related to the functional managerial area which has included at least one (1) year of supervisory experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Three years of experiences related to dietetics, nutrition, medicine or related field.
Experience in an administrative role within a performance nutrition program.
Accredited as a Registered Dietitian (RD) through the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Certified Specialist in Sport Dietetics Credential (CSSD) or obtain certification within one year of hiring.
Master's Degree in related field.
One year being in a supervisory role in a performance nutrition program.
Three years experience counseling/advising clients in individual and group settings.
Experience that demonstrates knowledge and expertise in performance nutrition, body composition evaluation and analysis, medical nutrition therapy, weight management and supplementation.
Experience and strong background in coordinating health education programming related to clinical performance nutrition, weight management, eating disorders, meal planning, performance supplements, and performance enhancing drugs/products.
Work experience that demonstrates the ability to collaborate and communicate effectively within an interdisciplinary environment which includes: coaches, student-athletes, student services staff, and health care providers.
Work experience that demonstrates the ability to motivate and communicate successfully with a culturally diverse student population.
Experience working within a Division I performance nutrition environment.
Familiarity with NCAA rules and regulations pertaining to performance nutrition and supplements.
City, State, Zip:
Pullman, WA 99164
$6,250.00 - $6,916.00
In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate's current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position.
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for AP staff visit:
This position has been re-posted. Applicants must submit their completed application by May 30, 2023at 11:59 p.m.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Please upload all documents in the 'Resume/CV' section of your application. Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files. Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible . Applicants will be requested to provide contact information for professional references within the online application.
Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
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