Strength and Conditioning Coach/Equipment Room Manager

deadline 18 November 2018
employer Hartwick College
type Full-time

Description: The Head Strength and Conditioning Coach/Equipment Room Manager is responsible for overseeing all strength and conditioning activities for each of Hartwick's 19 NCAA DIII varsity programs. Working closely with our certified coaches, the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach will develop plans for individuals and teams and implement methods to prepare our student-athletes for success physically and emotionally. In addition, this position will oversee the equipment room and all aspects of it, including the supervision of work study, tracking and managing equipment orders, laundering gear, and other necessary duties to keep the equipment room running efficiently.


-Plan, develop, and implement a strength and condition program that prepares student-athletes for success physically and emotionally
-Work closely with our certified coaches to run the strength and conditioning program efficiently, allowing all programs to have their needs met
-Responsible for coordinating, maintaining, and staffing the fitness center; assist in identifying and purchasing needed strength and conditioning equipment; assists in scheduling weight room training for the various athletic programs.
-Educate student-athletes on proper nutrition and supplementation as well as proper lifting techniques
-Communicate effectively with staff athletic trainers, assist with rehabilitation and coordinate strength programs based on student-athlete injuries
-Oversee the complete operation of the equipment room, including supervision of work study staff, tracking and managing equipment orders, laundering gear, and other necessary duties to keep the equipment room running efficiently
-Develop and implement an inventory plan to assist with tracking all department issued items
-Consistently check all equipment to confirm it is in compliance with NCAA, E8, and all safety regulations
-Other relevant job-related duties as assigned
-Comply with all Federal, State, local, NCAA, Empire 8 Conference, College Department, regulations, rules, policies and procedures.
-Be a positive member of the department by supporting other programs and find ways to be involved for the betterment of the department and College.

Qualifications: Minimum requirements for this position are a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a related field. Certification from either the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA) or National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) required. Experience as a Strength and Conditioning Coach and/or with an equipment room at the college level a plus.

The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service, communication (verbal and written) and time management skills. Must have the ability to multi-task, manage deadlines, work independently, and function as a team member. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Word), and Google applications (Gmail, Calendar, Drive) is required. The position requires working evening and weekend hours as scheduled.

To apply, please submit one single pdf copy of your application materials inclusive of the content below.
-cover letter
-Diversity Statement - a statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will support Hartwick College's Diversity Statement (
-The names and contact information for three references (at least one of your references must be from a current and/or previous supervisor)

All materials should be sent electronically to Suzanne Janitz, Director of Human Resources, at with [Position Title] in the subject line. Applications may also be mailed to the Office of Human Resources, Hartwick College, P. O. Box 4020, Oneonta, NY 13820 or faxed to 607-431-4329. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.