Careers

Graduate Assistantships in Strength & Conditioning

deadline 30 August 2017
employer Texas A&M Univeristy- Kingsville
type Internship
approved No

About Texas A&M University-Kingsville: Located on the Texas Tropical Trail in Kingsville, Texas, home of the King Ranch and Naval Air Station-Kingsville, Texas A&M University-Kingsville is a comprehensive, doctoral granting, residential university of 9,300 students. A member of the Lone Star Conference, the NCAA II Javelina Athletics Department includes 15 sport programs, 7 team National Championships, 55 individual National Champions, and is consistently recognized as a national leader in community engagement, game day environment, and home football attendance.

Summary: Duties include but are not limited to guiding student-athletes through a regimen of exercises to optimize performance and decrease injury potential; oversight of sport-specific conditioning programs, teaching proper weight lifting, speed, agility and conditioning techniques; scheduling athletic teams and supervising workouts of student-athletes. The successful candidate(s) will ensure compliance with NCAA, LSC, TAMUK and TAMUS policies, guidelines, and procedures.

Graduate Assistant Scholarship: Positions include a scholarship to cover tuition and fees (i.e. 18 semester credit hours per calendar year), 10 meals per week, and a $200 per month housing stipend.

Qualifications: Bachelor?s Degree in kinesiology or related discipline concentrating in exercise science or equivalent preferred. 1 year of experience training student-athletes at the collegiate level. SCCC Certification or CSCS certification. Candidates must be proficient in the instruction, assessment, evaluation, and supervision of multiple weight lifting techniques.

Requirements:
All requirements for full admission to a Texas A&M University-Kingsville Graduate Program must be met.

Applications must be submitted by email only to monica.ramirez@tamuk.edu and should include the following: (a) letter of application; (b) resume; (c) contact information for three professional references.