The Sports Nutrition Fellow will serve as the primary sports dietitian for 4-5 athletics teams. May be required to perform additional duties deemed necessary by the Director of Sports Nutrition. Candidates must be available to work 30 hours/week.
1. Oversees nutrition-related responsibilities associated with the Performance Athletics Dining (PAD) student athlete dining facility.
2. Provides nutritional counseling and educational services to student athletes.
3. Develops effective sport-specific nutrition educational presentations and handout materials for student athletes
4. Oversees TCU Sports Nutrition social media accounts.
5. Maintains ongoing communications with coaching staffs, strength & conditioning staff, athletic trainers, team physicians, mental health staff, and administration regarding nutritional issues affecting student athletes.
6. Performs other related duties as assigned.
• Registered Dietitian (RD) with active registration through the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (AND)
• Obtain certification/licensure as required by the state of Texas upon hire
• City of Fort Worth Food Handler’s Certification upon hire
• Valid driver’s license required
• Must pass TCU background check
• Knowledge of basic office techniques.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
• Knowledge of nutrient analysis programs.
• Skills in presentations and counseling.
• Skills in interpersonal, organization, and multitasking.
• Ability to communication effectively, orally and in writing.
• Ability to work non-traditional working hours: including breaks, holidays, evenings, and weekends.
• Ability to contribute to a positive team environment.
University Core Competencies definitions may be found on the Human Resources website and in the staff performance management system.
• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
• Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
• Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
• Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
• Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.
• Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
• This is an on-campus, in-person position.
• There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
• The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.
As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
This job description includes the expectation of compliance with NCAA regulations. An institutional staff member who is found in violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations.
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