Director of Strength and Conditioning

deadline 01 September 2017
employer Albany State University
type Full-time

Nature of the Work
The Strength and Conditioning Coach is responsible for the overall operation of the
strength and conditioning program and oversight, implementation and development
of performance programming for student-athletes in accordance with University,
University System of Georgia (USG), conference and NCAA regulations.

Illustrative Examples of the Work

Program Development
-Develops and implements strength and conditioning programs for 13 Division
II athletic teams and cheerleading.
-Develop and manage program for nutrition and training table meals.
-Works with the head coaches of these programs to develop sport specific
programs that align with the goals of the head coach for pre-season, postseason,
in-season and out of season development to optimize performance and
decrease injury potential.
-Regularly test the student-athletes to determine the effectiveness of the
-Assists with the oversight of sport-specific conditioning programs and teaches
proper weight lifting, speed, agility and conditioning techniques.
-Provides critical elements of training for the prevention of injury and the skills
and level of preparedness for student-athletes to reach a high level of
-Maintain accurate records of student-athletes progress within the strength
and conditioning program.
Supervision of Weight Room
-Oversees staff, interns and volunteers in strength and conditioning.
-Oversees weight room operations which include daily maintenance, repairs
and operations.
-Schedules athletics teams and supervises workouts of student-athletes.
Program Administration
-Operates within all University, USG, SIAC and NCAA Division II regulations.
-Works with the Athletic Training Staff as well as the Head Coach to ensure
student-athletes are successful in injury prevention and rehabilitation efforts.
-Represent the university at various clinics, workshops, etc. as needed.
-Other Duties: Please note the job description is not designated to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that
are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities
may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Training & Experience
-Bachelor's degree from accredited 4-year university, preferably in sports or
health sciences discipline, e.g. Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Movement
Science or other related field.
-Master's degree preferred
-Minimum of three (3) years related experience in intercollegiate athletics or
professional athletics.
-Possess a certification from either the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches
Association (CSCCA) or the National Strength and Conditioning
Association (NSCA).
-Ability to meet continuing education requirements established by the NSCA
and CSCCA.
-CPR/First Aid Instructor Preferred
-Strong evaluation, management, strength and conditioning skills.
-Excellent organizational and analytical skills with the ability to initiate,
analyze, monitor and evaluate and advance strategic plans that support
student-athletes and the mission of ASU and the Department of Intercollegiate.
-Must be able to establish and maintain positive working relationships with
colleagues, coaches, student-athletes, sports medicine team and other
university departments.
-Must be able to possess problem solving and critical thinking skills.
-Innovation and creativity, adaptability, initiative and stress tolerance to
various situations in a fast pace work environment.
-Must provide a high level of customer service.
-Ability to work long hours, including early mornings, late nights, weekends,
holidays, overtime, nontraditional work hours, extended periods of time
without days off, travel, be on call as regular part of the position.
-Proven ability to multi-task, work independently, prioritize and complete task,
work independently, prioritize and complete tasks in a timely manner.
-Demonstrated successful leadership and decision making skills.
-Demonstrated track record of developing collaborative relationship with both
internal and external constituencies.

Physical Demands
-Ability to lift heavy objects, stand for long periods of time and work in
various environmental conditions.
-Ability to work long hours, including early mornings, late nights, weekends,
holidays, overtime, nontraditional work hours, extended periods of time
without days off, travel, be on call as regular part of the position.


Director of Athletics

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