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Part-Time Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Coach

deadline 01 August 2017
employer University of Louisiana
type Full-time

University of Louisiana Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Coach. The University of Louisiana is a state university in Lafayette, LA, home to 14 NCAA Division I Athletic Programs in the Sun Belt Conference. This is a temporary part-time position for a 1-year appointment with the opportunity to renew. The intended start date is August 14, 2017. The position is subject to a university background check.

Responsibilities: Assisting in all aspects of the University of Louisiana Strength and Conditioning department program, design and implementation of sport specific training programs for specific teams as assigned as well as assist with various essential department assignments. Candidates past working experiences & strengths will be taken into account in assignment of specific areas. Ability to effectively teach and execute proper technique of lifts and drills; supervision of team training; assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the Athletic Performance Facility & compliance with all appropriate university, Sun Belt Conference, and NCAA Rules/Regulations.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess at least a Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate area of specialization with at least 1 year of experience in Strength and Conditioning at the NCAA, professional or Olympic level. Candidate is required to hold a current accredited certification (CSCCa (SCCC), NSCA (CSCS), or USAW) and First Aid / CPR / AED certification. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs and Strength and Conditioning related technology is highly encouraged.

If interested, please email or mail cover letter, resume, and list of 3 professional references to Director of Strength and Conditioning Candice Walls at candice.walls@louisiana.edu. Review of applications will be ongoing until position is filled.