Food Department Nutritionist
Food Department Nutritionist
Assistant Director III
Dining Services - 163700
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Mon - Fri. , 8 am to 5 pm, Weekends and Overtime
Join the University of North Texas Dining Services department where fresh is "in"! All of our food is prepared fresh in our kitchens using local vendors and farms - no convenience foods. Our Dining Services department includes a nationally acclaimed vegan cafeteria, faculty and staff meal plans, and dining halls open to the community.
All menu planning is done in-house by each kitchen's chef and fresh ice cream and baked goods are made on campus. Our Retail Dining operations offer in house and national branded concepts.
The University of North Texas -Dining Services department is seeking to hire an Assistant Director III to function as the Food Department Nutritionist.
The Food Department Nutritionist provides individual and group/team nutrition counseling and education to enhance the performance of competitive and recreational athletes, on-site and during travel.
Primary responsibilities include counseling individuals and groups on daily nutrition for performance and health; translating the latest scientific evidence into practical sports nutrition recommendations; tracking and documenting outcomes of nutrition services, serving as a food and nutrition resource for coaches, trainers, chefs, cafeteria managers and parents; providing sports nutrition education for health/wellness programs, athletic teams, and community groups; and maintaining professional competency and skills required for professional practice.
This position reports directly to the Executive Director of Dining Service for general direction and guidance but works with the Operations Director for day to day operating needs. The Nutritionist works directly with cafeteria managers, chefs, coaches and trainers to ensure the daily dietary needs of students and student athletes are provided. The Nutritionist must be able to develop a strong team of dietary interns with an emphasis on ensuring student athletes understand the nutritional demands of their sport on their body.
The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in related field and five years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
* Bachelor's degree in clinical nutrition, food and nutrition, or related area, granted from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.
* Minimum of 2 years' experience in nutrition counseling, preferably with emphasis on sports nutrition.
* Registered Dietician.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.
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