Director of Women's Basketball Strength and Conditioning

deadline 04 August 2017
employer Mississippi State University
type Full-time

Reports To: Head Strength & Conditioning Coach and the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine and Performance


Assists in all strength, conditioning, and flexibility programs and operations for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties include, but are not limited to: assist in all aspects of training for women's basketball; maintain an open line of communication with the other members of the strength staff, women's basketball coaches, and athletes; assist with the upkeep and maintenance of the weight room; be available to meet with recruits when asked by basketball coaches; perform special assignments and projects.

Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor's degree required; at least two (2) years of experience at a NCAA Division I Institution, the NBA/WNBA/NFL, or high school level desired; SCCC certified by the CSCCa or CSCS certification by the NSCA; excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to work long hours; valid driver's license.

Preferred qualifications:

Master's degree

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-Ability to function independently solving problems and making decisions.

-Ability to prioritize and schedule work for efficient operations.

-Ability to supervise staff.

-Ability to work a flexible schedule to include nights and weekends.

-Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

-Ability to travel.

Physical Requirements:

-Regularly involves lifting, bending or other physical exertion. Often exposed to one or more elements such as heat, cold, noise, dust, dirt, chemicals, etc., with one often to the point of being objectionable. Injuries may require professional treatment.

-Frequent - Externally imposed deadlines; set and revised beyond one's control; interruptions influence priorities; difficult to anticipate nature or volume of work with certainty beyond a few days; meeting of deadlines and coordination of unrelated activities are key to position; involves conflict-resolution or similar interactions involving emotional issues or stress on a regular basis.

-Job occasionally requires walking, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, handling objects with hands.

-Job occasionally requires standing, stooping/kneeling/crouching/crawling, and lifting up to 150 pounds.

-Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

-Ability to travel extensively.

Email resume, cover letter, and list of three references with contact information to Mary McLendon.