Professional Intern for Sports Performance Date Available: August 2018
Responsibilities: The Department of Athletics at Wingate University is seeking a Professional Intern for the Sports Performance Department. This is a part-time, 10-month, annually renewable position that reports to the Director of Sports Performance. This position will work a maximum of 30 hours per week for his or her 10-month employment period. Duties and daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to assisting with supervision and execution of strength, conditioning, speed, and agility programs for various sports, teaching student athletes proper technique and equipment use, and attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities.
Qualifications: Bachelor;s degree in area that provides a knowledge base in exercise physiology and athletic performance. A background of prior work experience in a strength and conditioning program at the collegiate or professional level. Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) through Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association or Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Excellent communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to effectively work with male and female athletes. AHA Adult CPR, AED certification, First Aid certification. Commitment to NCAA rules compliance and Wingate University's mission are essential.
Application Procedure: Interested applicants should provide via email a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Lisa Ragsdale, Human Resources Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.