Assistant Director - Athletic Performance -Olympic Sports

deadline 18 November 2017
employer University of Missouri
type Full-time

The University of Missouri, a division I institution and proud member of the SEC, is now accepting applications for a full-time, benefit eligible position of Assistant Director -Athletic Performance - Olympic Sports. Responsibilities for this position will include the training of student-athletes in proper strength, speed, agility and plyometric techniques as well as flexibility and recovery techniques; work with coaching staff to develop individualized programs in speed, strength, movement and conditioning for student-athletes; assist in supervising duties given to graduate assistants and/or interns; develop and maintain open communication with sport coach and/or sport administrator regarding sport program(s); understand and model the Athletic Department goals as set forth by the Athletic Director; research publications, journals, etc., and attend various clinics and conventions to keep up to date on new methods, technologies and areas related to athletic performance; be prepared to fulfill all responsibilities of the Director for Athletic Performance in his/her absence; cooperate and collaborate with sports medicine staff, nutrition staff, academic support services, student-athletes and other department personnel; assist with clean up and maintenance of weight room equipment and related facilities.

To view a full job description and/or to apply for this position, please visit: Please reference Job ID# 24267. The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.

Qualifications: A minimum of two years previous experience as a strength coach and a bachelor's degree in physical education, exercise science or a related area.

Preferred Qualifications: Master degree in physical education, exercise science or a related area or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities may be acquired. Experience working with Olympic sport(s) programs at the collegiate and/or professional level.

Must have and maintain certification through one or all of the following: Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA)or National Strength & Conditioning Specialists (NSCA) or Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Additionally, incumbent must have and maintain the following certifications: CPR, AED and First Aid.