Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

deadline 23 September 2018
employer Saginaw Valley State University
type Full-time

Job Title Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach
Division/College Administration & Business Affairs
Department Athletics
Employee Group Administrative/Professional
Employee Status Part Time
Work Schedule Varies, includes weekends.
Job Summary To assist in all strength and conditioning programs for all intercollegiate athletics in a safe and professional manner, and within all rules and regulations of Saginaw Valley State University and the NCAA.

This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.

Program design, organization and implementation for 3-4 intercollegiate athletic programs at Saginaw Valley State University.

Must maintain up-to-date records of all programming, testing and assessments.

Assist in the maintenance, integrity and daily upkeep of all equipment within the varsity athletic weight room.

Must maintain professional working relationships with athletic training, academics and respective coaching staffs.

Must demonstrate the ability to clearly and professionally communicate with student-athletes, administration and academics.

Bachelor degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology or similar field.

Acceptance into graduate school is necessary for candidate's consideration.

Must have the ability to obtain CPR, AED and First Aid certification within first 30 days of beginning position.

CSCCa SCCC certification, or CSCS must be obtained during first year of Graduate Assistant-ship.

One year of collegiate strength & conditioning experience is preferred in an undergraduate internship or professional internship capacity.

Additional Information:

Required Documents
Cover Letter
Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants MUST apply online.
Date Posted: 07-13-2018
Posting Ends: Open Until Filled
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About SVSU Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 90 programs of study for its nearly 9,000 students. Located on a suburban campus in Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is committed to a supportive and empowering environment for students, faculty and staff. The Chronicle of Higher Education recognized SVSU as a "Great College to Work For" in 2016 and 2017.

SVSU emphasizes undergraduate teaching and learning, and community-based research. In 2015, SVSU received the Community Engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a distinction achieved by only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities. By their senior year, 84 percent of students have engaged with community employers and agencies in internships, field placements or some other component of their academic preparation.

SVSU is establishing itself as a leader in STEM education for the Great Lakes Bay Region, partnering with businesses, foundations and school districts to improve students' performance in math and science at the middle school, high school and university levels.

More than 70 percent of SVSU freshmen live on campus in student housing. SVSU fields 17 varsity sports at the NCAA Division II level. The average class size is 23 students. For more information, please visit our website,