Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

deadline 27 August 2018
employer University of North Dakota
type Full-time

Minimum Hiring Salary/Position Classification: $30,000/Annual, Full-time, Benefited, Exempt
Includes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual and sick leave. Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, long term care insurance, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; may include evenings, weekends, and holidays

For full consideration, all application materials must be fully submitted by 5PM on the closing date.

The University of North Dakota is seeking applicants for an assistant strength and conditioning coach.

This position will assist the head strength and conditioning coach in all areas of running a competitive Division I strength and conditioning program, responsibilities could include, but are not limited to:

-Oversee intern assistants
-Responsible for the year round physical and mental development of the student athletes (assigned teams)
-Have a thorough understanding of the physiological and metabolic needs for all sports offered at UND
-Design and implement proper, efficient, scientifically sound training programs for each team
-Design and implement individual training programs for individuals within each team
-Work with coaches to assess specific needs of the team or on an individual basis
-Continue education to ensure growth within the program for improved training practices, and up to date injury reduction programs
-Present and explain training/conditioning programs to student-athletes
-Conduct workouts in a safe, efficient, organized manner and comply with NCAA regulations
-Test student-athletes and monitor progress
-Develop leadership, discipline, commitment, responsibility, accountability, work ethic, and teamwork
-Motivate the student athlete to compete and work at their highest level
-Uphold North Dakota Strength guidelines, expectations, and procedures
-Assist in the coordination of daily operations of Athletic weight rooms (Schedule, supervise, repair, cleaning, etc.)
-Supervise safe use of equipment and advise/instruct student athletes on proper training techniques
-Assist with maintaining equipment and update with new equipment.
-Other duties as assigned by Head Coach.

Required Competencies:
-Ability to work with a diverse group of students, coaches, faculty and staff
-Excellent organizational and communication skills
-Must have commitment to NCAA compliance and follow all NCAA, conference and UND rules and regulations
-Must provide support and encouragement and ensure the safety and well-being of the student athletes

Minimum Requirements:
-Bachelor's Degree - Exercise Science/Kinesiology or Wellness
-2 years collegiate S&C experience (GA or FTE)
-Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist/Coach (SCCC), (CSCS)
-First Aid/CPR/AED Certified (all three) Please provide copies of current cards in application materials
-Experience instructing student-athletes on appropriate/safe training and exercise techniques
-Successful completion of criminal history background check
compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Master's Degree
-Working Experience assisting with Division I Track and Field
-Collegiate Playing Experience as a student-athlete (any sport)