S&C Graduate Assistant

deadline 16 July 2022
employer Midland University
type Full-time

Midland University, a private, faith based, liberal arts university in Fremont, Nebraska (just outside of metro Omaha), is seeking a Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant. This position will be offered within our graduate assistant structure, requiring admission to the University's Master of Education, Master of Science - Learning and Talent Development or Master of Business Administration programs. In addition to the academic responsibilities, the candidate will be responsible for contributing to various aspects of the Strength and Conditioning program, including assisting off-season and in-season training programs and other duties assigned by the head strength and conditioning coach. The person who holds this position will receive tuition remission from the University and potentially receive a campus meal plan and monthly stipend depending on degree pursued.

Job responsibilities include:

Retaining students through the strength and conditioning program
Conducting proper instruction of activities during training, practice and competition
Creating and implementing year round sport performance programs
Coordinating conditioning, practice and competition schedules
Ensuring team compliance with all appropriate NAIA, NSCA, CSCS and institutional rules and regulations
Continuously ensuring personal behavior and program reputation are in alignment with Midland University's mission and core values
Other duties as assigned

Need to have:

Minimum of one year strength and conditioning experience
Availability to work flexible schedule including some nights and weekends
Knowledge of relevant NAIA rules and regulations
Certification through CSCCa or NSCA
Bachelor's Degree

Strong preference for those with:

FMS Certification
USAW Certification

Required skills and traits:

A positive attitude
Strong relationship building skills
A self-starter
Ability to resolve issues independently
Ability to teach proper technique and form


Tuition Remission in the master's program. Level of remission is dependent on degree pursued
Free campus meal plan (15 meals per week) dependent on degree pursued
Monthly stipend dependent on degree pursued
YMCA membership