Strength and Conditioning Coach - Rec Center Manager

deadline 30 October 2018
employer Mercyhurst University
type Full-time

Develop, coordinate and administer a comprehensive strength and conditioning program for Mercyhurst University intercollegiate sports. Provide professional and administrative services necessary for the implementation and expansion of such a program. Serve as the Director of the Student Recreation and Fitness Center.


-Design, implement, conduct, and monitor strength and conditioning programs for Mercyhurst University's varsity sports
-As needed, work in conjunction with the athletic training staff, as well as coaches to ensure safety in the design and implementation of fitness, nutrition, rehabilitation, and conditioning programs customized to meet individual student-athlete needs.
-Provide strength and conditioning coaching for the University's athletic department, including attendance at scheduled team sessions for Men's and Women's Ice Hockey and other sports (not to include football).
-Provide oversight and guidance to the football strength and conditioning coach.
- Oversee the development and implementation of the fitness program, including the fitness center and campus wide programs
-Oversee campus recreation programs to ensure risk management in liability issues
-Monitor equipment usage in the fitness center and schedules maintenance on the machines as needed
-Recruit, hire, train, schedule, supervise, mentor, develop and evaluate a team of student staff members
-Involvement in planning, coordinating, and implementing the development of a needs/growth plan and estimates for new construction and renovation related to fitness and recreational building.
-Coordinates Graduate Assistant and Work-Study Student Employee Training program
-Serve as a resource/representative to the athletic department and university community as requested on topics of recreation and student wellness
-Supervise a minimum of 2 graduate assistants and student staff
-Represent the recreation center and the athletic department on various committees and special events as requested;
-Develop and implement a program in which graduate assistants can become certified strength and conditioning coaches to assist in the implementation of a comprehensive strength and conditioning program for Mercyhurst varsity athletes.
-Supervise the compilation and maintenance of statistical information related to team performance in the weight room as well as usage statistics for the rec center and ice center.
-Assist the Business Manager and Athletic Director in preparation of the Strength and Conditioning budget.
-Plan and schedule the purchasing of all program supplies and equipment within allocated budget parameters.
-Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

**The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Graduate Assistants.
Work-study students.

-Bachelor's degree in related field, master's preferred. 3 years professional related experience.
-Experience managing a health and fitness center and as an athletic team strength and conditioning coach preferred.
-Familiarity with NCAA Division I & II and Mercyhurst University varsity team conference rules.
- Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association or National Strength and Conditioning Association certification required.
-USA Weightlifting and ACSM Certifications preferred.

Mercyhurst University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that Encourages members of diverse groups to apply. All Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send cover letter, resume and 3 work-related references to:

501 EAST 38th STREET
ERIE, PA 16546