William Penn University (NAIA- Oskaloosa, IA) is currently accepting applications for a PAID Athletic Performance Fellowship. This is a 12 month position starting ASAP. There will be a monthly stipend attached to the position, continuing education opportunities such as attending conferences and clinics, and other potential opportunities to supplement income. At the end of the position, there is a possibility of continuing on as a Graduate Assistant or placement elsewhere as a Graduate Assistant - dependent on performance and availability of positions.
Responsibilities include assisting with the design and implementation for a variety of William Penn University's collegiate sports. The qualified candidate will be assigned sport(s) based on his/her background and experience. The position will also assist the Head Athletic Performance coach, help with maintenance of the Randleman Fitness Center, and perform other duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Performance Coach. Proven knowledge and experience with sport specific strength, speed, and agility programs is necessary. Additionally, there will be work with high school athletic performance programs that may require some travel.
-Candidates must hold a BA/BS in exercise science or a health related field and be working toward certification as a SCCC (Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified) through the CSCCa (Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength & Conditioning Association, and/or hold a USAW-Sports Performance Certificate.
-Candidates must hold a minimum 3.0 GPA within their undergraduate field of study.
-Candidates with an athletic background or experience (volunteer/intern) in a collegiate strength and conditioning program is preferred
- Candidates must possess strong communication skills and have the ability to effectively work with student athletes, the sports medicine staff, administrators and sport coaches.
- Candidates must possess proficiency in technology and/or capability of learning how to utilize it.
- MOST IMPORTANTLY - have a desire and work ethic that shows a want to learn and grow to be better in the field while also being a great teammate on a staff that requires great comradery.
- Qualified applicants email cover letter, resume and references in ONE PDF DOCUMENT to firstname.lastname@example.org.