Career Opportunities

Hiring Managers, Human Resources Professionals, and Program Directors:
Please contact Victoria Rosenfeld, CPSDA Career Development Chair, to request that a position be posted.
All opportunities will remain active until the closing date provided or for 30 days, whichever is longer. If you wish to re-post the position or keep it active, send a request and the closing date will be updated.

Updated October 23, 2014

Collegiate Staff Positions

University of Oregon. Director of Sports Nutrition. 9/15/14

This position coordinates nutrition education and athletic training table to provide sound nutritional meals specific to goals of individual athletes and sports. This position assists with on-campus recruiting activities and outlines specific information regarding the department's nutrition program. Responsible for promotion of the philosophy and objectives of the Intercollegiate Athletics Department, including adherence to all department policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University of Oregon, Pac-12 Conference and the NCAA.
Apply here: Submit a letter of interest, resume and the names and phone numbers of three references via email to Mark Ruckwardt at Mailed or faxed applications will not be considered.  
Requirements: Bachelor's degree in dietetics required. Masters preferred. Experience in sports nutrition, preferably in college or professional setting preferred. 
Closing date: Until position is filled. To ensure consideration, submit application materials by September 24, 2014. 

University of Oregon. Nutrition Operations Manager (2 positions). 8/25/14 
Primary responsibilities include: maintain par level of product at each nutrition bar location, monitor inventory, communicate inventory levels, supervise day to day operations at nutrition bars, report to sports dietitians regarding nutrition therapy concerns of student athletes, 
maintain testing data/spreadsheets, communicate test results to nutrition staff, interpret test results, keep master testing schedule and exemplify the philosophy of Oregon sports nutrition.  
Requirements: Associates degree in nutrition or health science related field preferred. Registered dietitian not required. Must possess a strong background in sports nutrition as well as experience in culinary arts and event catering. Experience in sports nutrition a Division I football program required; preferably from a BCS Conference. Experience with multiple sports is also strongly desired.
Apply here: Submit letter of interest, resume and contract information for three references to Mark Ruckwardt at
Closing date
: Materials should be submitted by September 4th, 2014. The position will remain open until filled. 

Baylor University. Assistant Director of Sports Nutrition. 7/18/14
This position specifically supports the mission of Baylor University and the department of athletics by assisting in providing support, education, and direction to student athletes with nutrition based programs to improve athletic performance.  
Master's degree and 3 years of relevant experience required. Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Apply here: Baylor University   
Closing Date: Until position is filled
University of Alabama. Athletics Support Assistant. 7/17/14

RD required. 9 month academic year position for RD seeking experience in collegiate sports nutrition.
Apply here: Job number: 497975
Closing date: Until position is filled


Collegiate Faculty Positions

University of Georgia. Assistant or Associate Professor, Department of Foods and Nutrition. 9/9/2014
The University of Georgia has announced a 9-month, tenure-track sports nutrition faculty position opening. Responsibilities include developing a nationally recognized and extramurally funded research program, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in nutrition, advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, serving as the Director for the Area of Emphasis in Sport Nutrition and servicing the public, the university, the department, and profession. All applicants must have a PhD in nutrition or closely related scientific field and have potential for, or be, national recognized for expertise related to sports nutrition.  For the assistant professor position, one year of post-doctoral experience is preferred. For the associate professor position, at least three years of teaching and research experience is required. 
Apply Here: Visit for application requirements. Email submissions with attachments are preferred. Please send to with "Sports Nutrition" in the subject line. 
Closing Date: Until position is filled. To be assured of a complete review, candidates should submit their application materials by
January 1, 2015.


Industry Positions

EXOS. Director of Research (Performance Nutrition). 10/23/14.
The position will be responsible for the research strategy around a new venture that will expand our ability to upgrade more lives. The candidate will work as a member of an integrated team and will play a key role in product development, in product research and in actively pursuing grants in the world of performance with a focus on performance nutrition. This position will coordinate and manage projects involving the integration of EXOS methodology, technology and partnerships. 
Requirements: Ph.D. in nutrition, sport science, exercise physiology, food science or human performance related discipline along with experience in both the research and practice of performance nutrition
Apply here: Online at Team EXOS

Closing date: Until position is filled 

EXOS. Performance Nutrition Solutions Manager. 10/23/14.
The position will be responsible for bringing the EXOS nutrition brain power to life in a new venture that will expand our ability to upgrade more lives. The candidate will work as a member of an integrated team and will play a key role in both product development and the communication of sports nutrition to the industry and the consumer. This position will coordinate and manage projects involving the integration of EXOS methodology and technology into a finished form. 
Requirements: Bachelor's degree in nutrition, sports science or kinesiology; master's degree preferred; registered dietitian credential required, certified specialist in sports dietetics preferred, minimum of three years of experience as a practicing RD
Apply here: Online at Team EXOS
Closing date: Until position is filled 

IMG Academy. Contract Nutrition Position. 10/16/14
IMG Academy has multiple contract positions available for the NFL combine prep program. Typically the program dates range from December 29th through February 25th. New staff training is expected to be held December 14-16 in order to assist with staff coverage during the holidays. Stipends will vary and are dependent on the number of positions. Housing is not included but will be considered part of the stipend. Candidates will be connected with other staff to minimize housing costs. 
Apply here: E-mail resume to Stephanie Wilson,
Closing date: October 24th, 2014

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. Olympic Education Program Lead. 8/15/14
USADA is seeking a program lead to serve as a primary contributor to develop and implement educational initiatives to ensure the USADA Registered Testing Pool (RTP) athletes, coaches, NGBs and athlete support personnel receive communication and educational resources to ensure compliance. This position serves as a lead project manager for specific education projects, including multimedia and online education.
Requirements: B.S./B.A. degree and minimum of two years related work experience

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. TrueSport Content Lead. 8/15/14
USADA is seeking a strategist to be responsible for coordinating, and developing content and content strategy designed to inspire future generations of athletes by championing a positive youth sport experience. The TrueSport Editor will collaborate with a  team of content contributors and web and social media professionals to produce material from multiple sources for online delivery and monitoring. 
Requirements: B.S./B.A. and 1 to 2 years experience in English, journalism or communication or related field.


Military Positions

QuarterLine: Health Promotion Registered Dietitian. 10/7/14
QuarterLine is seeking a full-time registered dietitian for health promotion at Ellsworth Air Force Base in Rapid City, South Dakota. QuarterLine provides professional health care staffing services to military hospitals and health clinics across the United States. 
Requirements: BS/BA degree, RD, CSSD certification
Apply here: Send resume/CV to Michelle Davidson at 919-535-5617,
Closing Date: Until position is filled


Graduate Assistant and Internship Positions

St. Vincent Sports Performance: Sports Nutrition Internship. 10/2/14
This internship is an unpaid opportunity for nutrition and dietetic students to play an integral role in our NFL Combine Training Program. It will allow students to apply the skills they have learned in school to real experiences in the sports and performance industry; as well as learn new skills to prepare them for a career in sports dietetics. Responsibilities of students will include helping staff and the registered dietitian with NFL Combine Training Program duties. Click here for information on job duties and dates. 
Apply here: E-mail cover letter, resume and list of three professional reference contacts to Lindsay Langford at
Closing Date: October 15th

University of Virginia: Sports Nutrition Internships. 9/3/14
The University of Virginia has two paid internships available.
Apply here: posting number: 061429. After applying online, email resume to Randy Bird at

University of Louisville: Sports Nutrition Internship. 8/15/14
The University of Louisville performance nutrition department is accepting applications for three full-time sports nutrition interns lasting ten months in duration. These positions will require assisting sports medicine staff, strength and conditioning coaches, sports coaches and administrators in providing nutrition services to student athletes. Positions will begin as soon as possible. 
Apply here: For more information and to submit an application, send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to Brooke Helms at, (502) 852-7057.
Requirements; Bachelor's degree in nutrition and completion of dietetic internship, ability to work non-traditional hours, including nights, weekends and holidays. 
Closing date: Until position is filled

EXOS Internships. Fall 2014. 8/1/14 
EXOS, formerly Athlete's Performance, has openings at their Phoenix, Ariz., Gulf Breeze, Fla., Frisco, Tex., Los Angeles, Cal. and Raleigh, N.C. locations. These are unpaid academic internships that last approximately 16 weeks taking place during typical school semester schedules. Click here for more information or contact Steve Moser at, (716) 531-6636.

USOC. Sports Nutrition Intern Volunteer. 7/30/14
USOC is looking for an intern to assist in the day-to-day execution of nutrition services for residential athletes, traveling athletes and staff at the the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center. Requires time commitment of at least eight hours per week for at least 6 months and RD credential or student pursuing BS or MS in nutrition sciences/dietetics. 

Apply here: For more information and to submit an application, email a brief statement of interest and resume to or call 719-866-2114.

. Sports Dietitian Internship. 
Assist the Coordinator of Sports Nutrition in evaluation and management of the nutrition services provided to student-athletes from assigned sports teams. Job responsibilities include the following: provide nutrition assessment (dietary and anthropometric); maintain nutrition care plans, gain knowledge of state-of-the-art technological methods of nutrition assessment and behavior change with application to a specific target population. Act as an additional nutrition resource for staff athletic trainers, athletic performance coaches, coaches, other athletic department staff, medical staff and ASUCLA food service personnel.  Click here to download more information.

Culinary internships from Johnson & Wales University offer Major League Possibilities.  Click here to download information. 


International Positions

The University of British Columbia. Dual Position: Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Nutrition and Sports Dietitian. 9/16/2015
The part-time lecturer in sport and exercise nutrition position is to be paired with a part-time sports dietitian position in athletics and recreation. The successful candidate will spend approximately 50% of the time working in the School of Kinesiology and the other 50% of the time working as an applied sports dietitian for the department of athletics and recreation. 
Part-time 12-month lecturer position: Applicants must have earned an MSc and/or PhD in nutrition, exercise science or a closely related area. The successful candidate will mainly teach undergraduate and graduate courses in sports and exercise nutrition.
Sports dietitian position: Applicants must have earned a BSc in dietetics or nutritional science as well as the IOC diploma in sports nutrition. Applicants must also be a registered dietitian in good standing with the College of Dietitians of BC, be a member of Dietitians of Canada and hold professional liability insurance. The successful candidate will provide nutrition consultation services to athletes.
Click here for application information. 

ACEND Internship Opportunities with Specialization in Sports Nutrition

Ohio State University Medical Dietetics is approved to offer two internships to specialize in Sports Nutrition while accomplishing the ACEND Internship requirements to qualify to take the National Registration exam.  Interns will work in a variety of rotations to accomplish the required objectives, but the experience will focus on sports nutrition opportunities at the university, in the community and schools, as well as food service in athletics.  Only students intending  a career in sports nutrition should apply to this specific program.  Applications are accepted through DICAS using matching code 704.  This is a MS Combined program and students are required to finish the Masters.  Click here to learn more. 
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