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Sports Dietitian/Nutritionist

Apply now Department: 3670001110 K-State Athletics Inc (Agcy)
Job no: 503202
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Athletics

About This Role:

K-State Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for our full-time, benefits-eligible Assistant Sports Dietitian/Nutritionist position.

An example of job duties includes but are not limited to:

· Plan, develop, implement, track, evaluate and manage nutrition services provided to student-athletes;

· Assess and analyze dietary practices, body composition and energy balance of student-athletes as it relates to athletic performance and optimal health;

· Program assessment to determine the effectiveness of the dietary nutrition program and services in order to recommend innovative methods of advancement;

· Serve as a food and nutrition resource; and

· Translate the latest scientific evidence into practical sports nutrition recommendations.

Why Join Us:

We are looking for someone who is passionate about sports nutrition and wants to become a part of our staff to help advance student-athletic performance through our nutrition services. 

With an unprecedented combination of Championship Athletic Performances and academic accomplishments, K-State Athletics Inc. is accelerating towards its Vision of a Model Intercollegiate Athletics Program, including its top goal of providing a World Class Student-Athlete Experience. 

In support of K-State's 2025 plan to move the Kansas State University into the ranks of the top 50 public research institutions, K-State Athletics has completed $210 million in facility improvements since 2010 benefiting each of K-State's 16 sports and 450 student-athletes, while earning national recognition as one of America's most financially solvent programs.

For more information on K-State Athletics, please visit http://www.kstatesports.com

For more information on Manhattan, KS and the University, please visit http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/jobs/

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

· Bachelor’s Degree in nutrition/dietetics or other related field from an accredited university or college; and

· Two to four years of experience working as a dietician in a professional/collegiate setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Master's Degree in nutrition or other related field from an accredited university or college;

· Three or more years of experience providing nutrition/dietary services for a professional sport or NCAA Division I athletics program;

· Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD);

· Experience in medical nutrition therapy, including eating disorder counseling; and

· Knowledge of food service quality and safety.

Other Requirements:

· Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

· Must be a current Registered Dietitian (RD) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration;

· Must be eligible for, successfully apply and receive a State of Kansas Dietitian License within one year of first day of employment;

· Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information;

· Demonstrate strong written and interpersonal skills with student-athletes, coaches and/or various other people inside and outside of an athletic department; and

· Proficient with MS Office Word, Excel, Access and Outlook programs.


This position holds expectations of compliance with all NCAA, Big 12 Conference, Kansas State University and K-State Athletics, Inc. rules and regulations.

How to Apply:

Please complete the online application and submit/upload the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references that includes contact information (name, title, phone number, email address)

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled



· Medical, dental and vision health plans

· Retirement plan

· Earned leave plan – vacation and sick

· Term life insurance

· Accidental death and dismemberment insurance

· Long term disability insurance

· Paid KSU designated holidays

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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