Sports Nutrition Fellow (Temporary)

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-02-17
Req: R100045115
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With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

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The Sports Nutrition Fellow is a temporary position (minimum of one year appointment) with the Athletics department.


  • Actively participate as a member of the University of Miami Sports Nutrition staff
  • Sport oversight for at least 3 teams – Olympic (will be assigned depending on applicants selected) including menu planning, team talks, body composition testing, practice attendance, supplement education etc.
  • Manage inventory: includes receiving, storing, and distribution to the main all-athlete Nutrition Center and individual team satellite fueling stations
  • Assist with staffing all-athlete Nutrition Center, manage student-volunteers, monitor student usage, restock items when necessary, and maintain cleanliness of equipment
  • Assist sports dietitians in the development of educational handouts, flyers, monthly newsletter, social media etc.
  • Conduct and assist with cooking classes, grocery store tours, and sports nutrition events
  • Examine and translate scientific research related to nutrition, athletic performance and dietary supplements
  • Assist dietitians with administrative duties as assigned including interviewing volunteers, budgeting
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned by the sports dietitian

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition (or health related field)
  • Registered dietitian preferred (or RD eligible)
  • 40 hour work week minimum (possible weekend/holiday/unconventional mornings or evenings)
  • Position involves transports up to 25 pounds

Skills required:

  • Proficient in translating the science of nutrition to student-athletes
  • Abreast on current research in the field of sports nutrition
  • Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Canva etc. for educational materials
  • Ability to work both independently and amongst the performance team (athletic trainers, physical therapists, team physicians, strength and conditioning staff, sports psychologist)
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations"

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 5/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time