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Dietitian, Sports Performance (Westlake Village, CA)

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Category: Scientific & Medical
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
External ID: 8498
Location: , United States
Date Posted: May 30, 2023
Hiring Range: 68,300.00 to 74,100.00 USD Annually


The role:


The Herbalife Sports Performance Dietitian will lead the implementation and data analysis of a sports performance program to promote recovery, improve performance, and develop the nutritional literacy of selected professional athletes. The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities, and be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.  The Herbalife Sports Performance Dietitian will manage the sport performance program including but not limited to:


How you would contribute:

•    Work to develop and present nutrition education curriculum, based on the Herbalife Nutrition Philosophy.
•    Oversee supplementation and recovery nutrition following all governing bodies banned substance rules.
•    Manage recipe development and food service in conjunction with the team chef
•    Develop education aids, training guides, and participant materials
•    Conduct and facilitate education programs 
•    Conduct nutrition consultations
•    Effectively communicate athlete nutrition needs, supplement recommendations, recovery strategies, etc.

  • Hydration testing.
  • Body composition testing (must be familiar with BodPod, DEXA, BIA and skin folds).
  • Data collection and tracking
  • Data Analysis
  • Program Management  and logistics 
  • Participate in Herbalife events as needed 


Skills and background required to be successful


•    Excellent communication, presentation, and counseling skills
•    Ability to accurately measure height, and body weight
•    Ability to accurately assess body composition (body mass, body fat, and muscle mass)
•    Ability to accurately assess and evaluate energy balance
•    Self-motivation and ability to work independently
•    Excellent time management, organizational, and record-keeping skills
•    Competence with nutrient analysis, word processing, presentation software and statistical analysis software
•    Compliance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
•    Knowledge of rules and regulations of athletic governing bodies: e.g., National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), regarding banned drugs and restricted substances
•   Knowledge of measurements of resting metabolic rate, energy expenditure, VO2max, and lactate threshold.
•   Ability to communicate information & excite enthusiasm/instill credibility about our products & health with the athletes. 
•   Strong customer and results orientation
•   Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
•   Must be able to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.
•   Ability to work weekends and after hours on occasion. 


  •  1-2 years demonstrated experience in nutrition counseling, program implementation and food service preferably with an emphasis on sports nutrition. Experience within a Professional Sports Team is preferred. 

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Nutrition, Exercise Physiology or related field.
  • Registered Dietitian



At Herbalife, we value doing what’s right. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected characteristic. We value diversity, strive for inclusivity, and believe the differences among our teammates is a key contributor to Herbalife’s ongoing success.


Herbalife offers a variety of benefits to eligible employees in the U.S. (limited to the 50 States and the District of Columbia), which includes Group Health Programs, other Voluntary Benefit Programs, and Paid Time Off. Group Health Programs include Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Basic Life/AD&D; Short-Term and Long-Term Disability and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).


Other Voluntary Benefit Programs include a 401(k) plan, Wellness Incentive Program, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), Supplemental Life/Critical Illness/Hospitalization/Accident Insurance, and Pet Insurance. Paid time off includes Company-observed U.S. Holidays, Floating Holidays, Vacation, Sick Time, a Volunteer Program, Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave, Bereavement Leave, Personal Leave and time off for voting.


If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please email your request to [email protected]

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