Minor League Performance Nutrition Associate (4 Positions Open)

New York Mets
Syracuse, NY, Binghamton, NY, Brooklyn, NY or Port St. Lucie, Florida

Job Description


Summary:

The New York Mets are seeking applicants for a Minor League Performance Nutrition Associate that would assist the Minor League Performance Nutrition Coordinator and other full-time sports dietitian with nutrition services provided to NY Mets MiLB athletes. This person will oversee one of the NY Mets Minor League Affiliate teams, location TBD (Syracuse, NY, Binghamton, NY, Brooklyn, NY or Port St. Lucie, Florida).  This is a fixed-term position that will run through the 2023 Minor League season.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Development and dissemination of performance nutrition education materials.

  • Procurement of nutrition supplements, food, and snacks for assigned affiliate team. 

  • Collaboration with in-house and out of house catering staffs to ensure congruity with menu development and the NY Mets Performance Nutrition standards. This will include assisting with menu development. This will also include setting up away game meal services.

  • Perform individual nutrition consults with athletes (under direction from the MiLB Performance Nutrition Coordinator). This will include counseling athletes on dietary supplement use and providing medical nutrition therapy to aid in health and performance of athletes.

  • Serving as an effective member of the Performance Department that includes the following sections: Athletic Training, Reconditioning, Strength and Conditioning, Sports Science, and Mental Performance.

  • Travel with assigned affiliate team to all away games. 


Qualifications:

  • Registered Dietitian or RD Eligible within 3 months of hire

  • At least 6 months experience in sports nutrition at the collegiate or professional level

  • Ability to work independently and maintain a high level of professionalism

  • Evidence of continued professional development and education (workshops, accreditations, etc.) with a demonstrated interest in the upper extremity.

  • A positive, friendly, and collaborative personality with a passion for assisting others in achieving their goals.

  • Must be able to work unconventional hours (Ex. weekends, evening game coverage, etc.).

  • Strong desire to be a part of a collaborative and integrative environment that supports professional development and professional excellence.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working in baseball (Collegiate, MiLB, MLB) and other teams sports.

  • Ability to effectively communicate in Spanish.


The above information is intended to describe the general nature, type, and level of work to be performed. The information is not intended to be an exhaustive or complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The individual selected may perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

 

The New York Mets recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and value the unique qualities individuals of various backgrounds and experiences can offer to the Organization. Our continued success depends heavily on the quality of our workforce. The Organization is committed to providing employees with the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential.


Time Frame: Late January/Early February 2023 - End of Minor League Season (Late September 2023)

Compensation: Based on Location - $13.25-$18.00/hour w/ Overtime +  Housing Stipend or Housing Provided