Closing Date: Review begins immediately. Position open until filled
This is a part-time (.60 FTE), 12-month, annually renewable, unclassified position in the Athletics Department at Western Oregon University (WOU) in Monmouth. Intercollegiate Athletics provides learning opportunities and prepares students for a fulfilling life in a global society while supporting an accessible and diverse campus community.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Create, develop, and implement training and development for assigned sports, as well as assist the Director with all sports as it relates to injury prevention and performance enhancement
Provide a high-level of service delivery, which includes development of athletic performance enhancement programs, as it relates to injury prevention and performance enhancement
Collaborate frequently with licensed physical therapists and athletic trainers regarding the rehabilitation progress and return to participation/play planning of injured student-athletes
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with sport coaches and athletic department personnel
Assist in the maintenance and upkeep of the Sports Performance training facility
Develop and implement the specific training programs for assigned sports
Maintain a safe environment for the WOU student athletes
Provide effective written and oral communication between student-athletes, coaches, administrators, athletic trainers, physical therapists and team physicians
Assist in the supervision and mentoring of students in the sports performance volunteer intern program
Provide leadership in administrative areas
Ability to work nights, weekends, occasional holidays, and travel with sports teams
Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or related discipline
Minimum two years of experience in sports performance/strength and conditioning at the NCAA Division I, II, Professional, or Olympic level
Minimum of two years of experience developing student-athletes in the field of sports performance
Demonstrated experience with programming performance enhancement programs for a variety of intercollegiate sports
Current CPR/AED and Strength & Conditioning Coaches (SCCC) or Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certifications
Strong organizational and communication skills and a working knowledge of basic spreadsheet and word processing software
Minimum of 2 years serving as a Graduate Assistant or full-time Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coach at a NCAA Division I or II university
Experience providing sports performance/strength training at a NCAA Division I or II university
Experience providing sports performance/strength training for a football program
First Aid certification
**A criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment
We are not considering candidates who require Visa sponsorship support. Additionally, the University typically only considers visa support for employees placed in specialized positions that are continuing regular University appointments.
You may submit all materials online at www.wou.edu/prostaffapp
Required Application materials (PDF preferred):
WOU Employment Application form (available at wou.edu/prostaffapp)
Letter of application that addresses each qualification of the position. Please include how your experience, education, and/or training might help us build a more inclusive, collaborative, and diverse community.
Contact information for three references
Copy of unofficial transcript for highest degree earned
Copies of all current certifications (e.g. CPR/AED, SCCC, CSCS, First Aid)
As an alternative, you may submit application materials to:
S1868, Assistant Sports Performance Coach, Human Resources, Western Oregon University, 345 N. Monmouth Avenue, Monmouth, OR 97361; OR e-mail to email@example.com; OR fax to: 503-838-8144.
Western Oregon University is an AA/EO/Veteran/Disability employer committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce.
Monmouth, Oregon, 97361, OR-Portland/Salem, United States
Job ID: 43404331
Posted: September 7, 2018
Position Title: Assistant Sports Performance Coach
Company Name: Western Oregon University
Industry: Strength and Conditioning
Job Function: Strength and Conditioning Coach
Entry Level: No
Job Type: Part-Time
Job Duration: Indefinite
$17,534.00 - $20,628.00 (Yearly Salary)
About Western Oregon University
Western Oregon University (WOU) is a mid-sized public comprehensive university located in the Monmouth-Independence area, the heart of Oregon's lush Willamette Valley. The university serves a large number of first-generation college students. WOU has received national recognition for its commitment and success in serving students. The campus is about 20 minutes from Salem, the state's capital, about 75 minutes from Portland, the state's cultural hub, and a short drive from the Oregon coast, mountains, and other scenic areas. The university is located in an increasingly diverse, bilingual, and rural area in the Willamette Valley. Our student body of about 5400 undergraduate and 800 graduate students enjoys the vibrant and close-knit intellectual community of a leading liberal arts college.