- Bachelor’s degree, preferably in nutrition, exercise physiology or similar field; Master’s degree preferred.
- At least two (2) years working as a dietitian in a professional, collegiate, or comparable setting working directly with elite level athletes.
- Graduate assistant experience is acceptable.
- Maintain high standard of ethics and integrity related to intercollegiate athletics.
- Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics.
- Maintain knowledge of state and University policies and procedures.
- Exhibit strong creative, organizational and interpersonal skills.
What You'll Do:
- Assess and analyze dietary practices, body composition and energy balance (intake and expenditure) of student-athletes in the context of athletic performance and health.
- Counsel student-athletes, in conjunction with strength and conditioning coaches and athletic trainers, on optimal nutrition for exercise training (match nutrition to training phases and goals), competition, recovery from exercise, illness or injury, weight management, hydration, immunity, disordered eating, travel and supplementation.
- Counsel student-athletes on achieving and maintaining a level of body mass, body fat and muscle mass that is consistent with good health and good performance.
- Develop resources to support educational efforts; educate in food selection and food preparation. Provide personalized meal and snack plans to promote achieving short- and long-term goals for athletic performance and good health.
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.