The Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant provides additional expertise, guidance, and training to assigned intercollegiate athletic teams in the areas of strength development, physical conditioning, speed and agility, and injury prevention.
Duties and Tasks:
Design, implement and oversee strength and conditioning for assigned athletic teams.
Coordinate schedules for assigned athletic teams’ strength and conditioning sessions.
Assist with maintenance and overall image of the fitness center.
Maintain accurate records regarding strength, speed, and power development.
Ensure proper use and maintenance of equipment and enforce safety procedures.
Make recommendations to the Director of Strength and Conditioning for departmental improvement.
Coordinate activities with the athletic training staff for required rehabilitative programs.
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Strength and Conditioning and/or Director of Athletics.
Will require an early morning work schedule at times.
Lifting weights of forty-five pounds and/or greater on a daily basis.
Ability to demonstrate various exercise techniques.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited university or college. Master’s Degree preferred.
Previous experience as a collegiate strength and conditioning intern or part-time employee
CPR and First Aid certifications are required.
Proven communicator, both verbal and written.
SCCC, or NSCA certified - Preferred
Ability to balance requests of various programs
Demonstrated ability to use computer programs (Microsoft Office).
The work environment characteristics described here are a representation of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term “qualified individual with a disability” means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of this position.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office and University, handle various type of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.
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