Sports Nutrition Intern

Job description

Working Title: Sports Nutrition Intern

Position Type: Hourly Wage

Department: Department of Athletics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 11-28-2018

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia, Department of Athletics seeks applicants for the position of Sports Nutrition Intern. Under the direction of the Director of Sports Nutrition, the intern is primarily responsible for the development and coordination of optimal nutritional services for Division I student-athletes and the Athletics Department of the University of Virginia.

The duties of the position include, but are not limited to: managing the central fueling station; stocking off-site fueling locations; assisting in the daily operation of feeding student-athletes; receiving deliveries; managing inventory; performing individual consultations with student-athletes; and performing other duties as necessary to build support for and add value to the objectives and goals of the unit, Department of Athletics, and University.

The internship is intended to begin in January and run through December, 2019.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0624544. Complete an application online; attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references.

This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both orally and in writing. Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Ability and desire to perform accurate, detail-oriented work. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and maintain confidentiality. Ability to make sound judgments independently or as a team member. Ability to instruct, council and direct student-
athletes, and to support coaches, psychologist, and food services. Awareness of and sensitivity to the nutrition needs, athletic and social pressures faced by student athletes at the collegiate level.

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Posted: 11/29/2018
Application Due: 12/20/2018
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