Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

deadline 01 May 2021
employer Indiana State University
type Full-time

Indiana State University is searching for qualified individuals to fill one Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach position. Primary duties of the GA position include (but are not limited to) the following: programming and implementation of all strength and conditioning training for team/s assigned, assisting with coaching all other sport teams in their respective strength and conditioning sessions, helping conduct any testing performed with our athletes, along with general maintenance of the weight room. The Graduate Assistant will also take part in a hands-on curriculum to help prepare them for future positions in the field of strength and conditioning.

Required: Must hold a Bachelor’s degree along with a First Aid/CPR certification. Must also be accepted into one of the allotted graduate programs at Indiana State University. Must hold either SCCC or CSCS certification(s).

Prior experience in collegiate strength and conditioning.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Professionalism in dealing with coaches and student-athletes;
Working knowledge of computers and technology is required;
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
Ability to critically assess, utilize, and troubleshoot various forms of weight room technology;

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
Regularly involves lifting, bending or other physical exertion. Often exposed to one or more elements such as heat, cold, noise, dirt, chemicals, etc.
Job frequently requires walking, standing, lifting, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, and handling objects with hands.
Requires handling of heavy weight objects up to 100 lbs. on a regular basis and on occasion up to 150+ lbs.

Pay for the Graduate Assistant includes full assessed tuition, along with a tuition remission waiver and a monthly stipend.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
ISU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

To Apply:
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to both our Sports Performance Associate Director, David McMannus ( and Head Coach of Sports Performance and Science, John Stein ( ).