Prairie View A&M University and the Athletics Department invite applicants to apply for the position of Strength and Conditioning Interns. The successful candidates will assist the Strength and Conditioning Coaches. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with overseeing the administration and management of the Strength and Conditioning area of Athletics; assisting with improving the athletes performance; assist with training on injury preventative methods; assist with instructing, assisting on workouts for assigned teams; assist with creating, organizing and instructing workouts for all assigned teams and student athletes; assisting with facilitating performance enhancement, injury preventative, and mental toughness measures for Prairie View A&M University student athletes; assisting with testing procedures for assigned sports; assisting with Strength and Conditioning administrative duties as well as day to day departmental administrative duties; adhering to all established rules and regulations of these governing entities, NCAA, SWAC, TAMIS, PVAMU and the Department of Athletics; assisting on reporting any violations of these rules and regulations that may arise to the proper officials; attending clinics, workshops, and conventions to remain current in knowledge relating to strength and conditioning of athletes in Division I athletic programs; attending NCAA rules and regulations training to remain current and aware of any changes.
Join a team where our tradition of fostering talent creates your opportunity for growth. For almost 140 years, Prairie View A&M University has had a reputation for producing productive people where our high caliber, talented workforce has always been committed to excellence in teaching, research and service.
QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified applicants must be pursuing Bachelor's or Master's Degree in exercise physiology or related field; working towards CSCCa, NSCA-CSCS, USAW certifications; CPR certification. Ideal candidates possess a strong work ethic, willingness to learn, and a desire to better themselves as exercise professionals.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The job will remain open until April 28, 2017. The internship will begin on Monday May 22nd and end on Friday August 4th.
To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Internship Coordinator Christian Browne at: cabrowne@PVAMU.EDU.
Prairie View A&M University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disability/Veterans/Employer.