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Job ID: 187652

Director, Sports Nutrition
University of North Texas


Date Posted Jun. 22, 2022
Title Director, Sports Nutrition
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-Dining Services-163700
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Director/Manager
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
 
 

Department Summary
It’s About the Food. As the largest self-supported food service department in North Texas, UNT Dining Services offers 5 Dining Halls, 20+ retail venues, an upscale dining restaurant, a hydroponic garden, a central scratch bakery, and catering service-all led by professionally-trained chefs and hospitality experts. UNT is recognized as a national leader in university dining due to the department’s innovative, trendsetting approach to food service and award-winning culinary talent. UNT operates Mean Greens CafĂ©, the nation’s first 100% vegan collegiate Dining Hall, and Kitchen West, Texas’ first and only university Dining Hall Certified Free From™ the Big 8 Food Allergens and Gluten Kitchens with Confidence. In early 2021, UNT opened its first standalone Dining Hall, Eagle Landing, inspired by urban food halls and home to seven unique restaurant concepts, all available for a single Meal Plan swipe. UNT was named No. 2 in the nation as a college with the best food by Delish.com and is also the recipient of the prestigious Loyal E. Horton Award and Vegan Recipe Award from the National Association of College and University Food Services. As a founding member of the Menus of Change University Research Collaborative, UNT contributes to groundbreaking research on plant-forward diets, food waste reduction, and consumer food choices while accelerating the implementation of the Menus of Change Principles of Healthy, Sustainable Menus.

Position Overview
To advance the mission of the University of North Texas through sports nutrition. The Sports Nutritionist plays a critical role in the advancement of food service to the Athletic Department through applied fundemental sports nutrition principles. The Sports Nutritionist is an active member of the Food Department’s on-site support of student athletes. The Sports Nutritionist is embedded within the Athletic Department’s support network of professional service providers.

Additional Posting Details
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Sports Science, Sports Nutrition or similar field and 3+ years of experience in collegiate or professional sports nutrition and/or previous director of sports nutrition program.


 
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