Careers

Part-Time Sports Performance Graduate Assistant- Olympic

deadline 01 January 2018
employer University of Houston
type Full-time

Position Summary:
The University of Houston is seeking a qualified candidate to be Sports Performance Graduate Assistant working with women's golf, women's tennis and assist with track and field. This position is responsible for designing, implementing, conducting, and monitoring sports performance programs for assigned Olympic sports student-athletes and teams.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Health Sciences or related field
  • Current CSCCa-SCCC or NSCA CSCS certification
  • Minimum of 2 years as a sports performance coach at the collegiate or professional level
  • CPR/First Aid Certification required
  • The candidate must also possess strong organizational and communications skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse workplace, with a variety of teams, coaches, sports medicine and nutrition professionals, and support staff
  • Basic technology skills, including computer-based software, and mobile device applications

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working simultaneously with a wide range of sports
  • Demonstrated experience collecting, tracking, and utilizing athlete data to enhance sports performance programs
  • Additional relevant certifications (e.g. USAW, FMS, etc)
  • Collegiate playing experience

    Essential Functions:

  • Write and implement sports performance programs for Olympic Sports student athletes and teams as assigned by the Director of Sports Performance,
  • Assist in scheduling team training activities
  • Drafting and implementing physical development and flexibility programs to enhance strength, speed, cardiovascular endurance and sports specific skills
  • Assisting with rehabilitation of sports related injuries to student-athletes.
  • All duties must be performed in compliance with NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations.

    How to Apply:
    Interested Applicants please send ONE .pdf document including a cover letter, resume, and list of three or more references to jcgrace@central.uh.edu. Please put " Sports Performance Graduate Assistant" in the subject line. FEMALES AND MINORITIES ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.