Performance Nutrition Operations Coordinator

University of Arizona

Application Deadline Ended

Apply by Ended 4/30/2023
Performance Nutrition Operations Coordinator | University of Arizona

Performance Nutrition Operations Coordinator

University of Arizona

Apply by Ended 4/30/2023

Posted 2 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Tucson, AZ, USA

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 Job Description

The Performance Nutrition Operations Coordinator (Nutritionist I) will assist the Arizona Sports Nutrition Department in various tasks to support purposeful fueling opportunities for student-athletes. This position will have the opportunity to coordinate fueling station operations, build leadership and management skills, and aid in developing sports nutrition education for our student-athletes while working directly with our team of Sports Dietitians.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Manage team fueling stations – including intern staffing, ordering, inventory, distribution, and education based on the dietary needs of student-athletes as they follow dietary advice and recommendations.
  • Assist with team meals, working with culinary and food service staff to plan nutritionally complete menus for training table meals.
  • Coordinate pre- and post-game meals and snacks for home and away games based on student-athletes' evaluated needs.
  • Attend Team meals, practices, lifts, and games as assigned to ensure proper nutrients are supplied before and after based on evaluations.
  • Conduct new athlete nutrition screenings; identify student-athletes at nutritional risk.
  • Provide individual nutrition counseling and follow-up consultations to student athletes.
  • Research, evaluate, and recommend appropriate dietary supplements with regard to NCAA rules and regulations as well as efficacy, safety, and legality.
  • Develop nutrition education materials and facilitate team education sessions.
  • Conduct nutrition, hydration, and body composition assessments; interpret and communicate results.
  • Educate, mentor, and supervise performance nutrition interns and student volunteers.
  • Data management of performance nutrition research; document performance nutrition metrics, including recovery initiatives, team education interventions, individual athlete consults, body composition assessments and progress, and biochemical parameters; and assess through data analytics.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Practical organizational and interpersonal communication skills, including both verbal and written.Ability to multi-task with frequent interruptions.
  • Dedication and motivation to initiate, lead, and support value-added projects.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of NCAA, Pac-12, and University of Arizona rules and compliance.Self-motivated, results-oriented, and has a positive demeanor.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, including planning, establishing priorities, and successfully managing multiple priority projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive interpersonal relations.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all organizational levels and project a positive, professional attitude.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
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