Performance Nutrition Intern (1-Year Part-time Paid),
University of Delaware Department of Athletics
(1 position available starting July 1st 2019; $15 hourly for max of 52
weeks, average 28 hours per week)
University of Delaware
CONTEXT OF THE JOB:
Under the guidance of the Director of Sports Nutrition, the Performance
Nutrition Intern is responsible to support the day-to-day operations of the
Sports Nutrition Department, to include assisting with the fueling and
performance nutrition of 21 Division I varsity sports. The Performance
Nutrition Intern will work in collaboration with current Sports Nutrition staff,
Strength and Conditioning staff, Athletic Training staff, Sports Psychology staff,
and other members of the sports performance department to ensure all policies
and procedures are followed and implemented.
Assist with the daily operations of the fueling station(s) and
practice/competition fueling for all 21 varsity sports, including staffing,
ordering, inventory, procurement, and budgeting.
Support football during competition and practice to ensure proper fueling
and hydration, and assist with hydration testing.
Provide supplemental sports nutrition coverage and peri-practice/game
support of other sports.
Provide education and mentorship of undergraduate sports nutrition
students (independent study, community nutrition, and non-credit
Assist the Director of Sports Nutrition in collaborating with on-campus
Registered Dietitians to ensure cross-collaboration of Athletics and
Assist Director of Sports Nutrition with supplement evaluation and student
athlete counseling for legality, safety, quality, and efficacy, and continuous
awareness of all aspects of the supplement industry.
Other duties may include hydration testing with other sports, travel
nutrition assistance, nutritional counseling, nutrition education
development, cooking demonstrations, social media management,
prospective student athlete meetings, nutrition education material
development and various other tasks, as assigned.
Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Qualifications, Minimum Education, & Experience
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.
Bachelor's degree in nutrition or related field and strong desire to pursue
a career in sports nutrition.
RD or RD eligible (preferred).
Ability to obtain licensure in the state of DE if RD.
Ability to work 28 hours a week with a flexible schedule.
Knowledgeable of NCAA rules and policies.
Effective organizational, personnel supervision, communication and