Olympic Sports Nutrition Intern

Employer
The University of Georgia
Location
Athens Area
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

Job Details

Posting Number:

S06528P

Working Title:

Olympic Sports Nutrition Intern

Department:

Athletics-Olympic Nutrition

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Posting Type:

External

Retirement Plan:

GDCP

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Non-Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time:

Part Time

Additional Schedule Information:

Hours will vary.

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with experience

Posting Date:

07/14/2021

Open until filled:

Yes

Proposed Starting Date:

07/19/2021

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Policy Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification Title:

Dietetic/Nutrition Technical/Paraprofessional/Professional

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

FTE:

.475

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Position Summary:

The Sports Nutrition Intern position provides experiential learning and sports nutrition practice in the collegiate setting. Initial experiences for the intern will be geared towards exposing the individual to all areas of Georgia Sports Nutrition operations and assisting full-time sports dietitians with all Olympic Sport team fueling and player management. Then, the intern will transition to full team coverage and responsibilities with experience and mastery.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

• Knowledge of rules and regulations of athletic governing bodies and nutritional supplements, anthropometric measurements, and food service quality and safety
• Self-motivated and works independently, yet understand the collaborative and dynamic work setting of sports nutrition in college athletics
• Management experience, organizational and technical skill, and good attention to detail
• Can work nights and weekends

Physical Demands:

Lift heavy objects, up to 40lbs

Is driving a responsibility of this position?:

No

Is this a Position of Trust?:

No

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

No

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

No

Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Duties/Responsibilities:

• Gain exposure and experience with all Olympic Sports teams and departmental services
• Provide sport-specific nutrition education to teams and engage in individual nutrition counseling with student-athletes
• Manage fueling stations for team sites, weight room, and centralized department sites
• Assist in managing undergraduate student interns and volunteers
• Oversee product and inventory management including receiving, deliveries, and storage room organization, including Fueling Station maintenance and quality/ food safety standards
• Assist with Training Table meals and planning pre-competition and recovery meals, and provide counsel for proper nutrient timing and plate coaching
• Facilitate departmental nutrition education, campaigns, and social media outreach
• Perform body composition assessment using BodPod and DXA technologies
• Research, evaluate, and recommend appropriate nutritional supplements

Percentage of time:

100

Organization

The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education. It is the birthplace of the American system of public higher education.

university_of_georgia2.jpgToday, UGA enrolls more than 36,000 students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 765 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 17 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work and Veterinary Medicine. It offers 25 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 34 master’s degrees in 130 fields; 18 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 98 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the top third of the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 4.7 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 21 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. In 2008, UGA was the only public university in America to have two recipients of the Rhodes Scholarship. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service by television and radio stations, networks, producing organizations, individuals and the World Wide Web. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

 

Find Us
Telephone
706-542-3000
Location
215 S. Jackson St.
Athens
Georgia
30602
United States

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