Graduate Assistant: Strength and Conditioning

deadline 01 March 2019
employer Belmont University
type Full-time

Belmont University's Department of Athletics is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant position in its Strength and Conditioning program for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 academic years. Under the supervision of the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, the successful candidate will develop and implement general and sport-specific strength training sessions. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: weight room supervision; development and implementation of speed and/or conditioning training; facility and equipment maintenance; data collection and record keeping; and other duties as assigned.

Compensation: The Graduate Assistant position is a two-year commitment beginning with the 2019-20 academic year and includes a tuition waiver of 6 graduate credit hours plus student fees per term (summer terms excluded), up to 24 total credit hours. The position does not include a stipend. Graduate assistants must maintain at least 6 hours of graduate-level credit per semester to be eligible.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in exercise science or a related field and acceptance into Belmont University's Sport Administration graduate program. SCCC or CSCS certification. First Aid/CPR/AED certification. Internship experience with a collegiate or professional sports program. Applicants must submit to a criminal background check, subject to review and approval by Belmont University. Finalists will be required to participate in an in-person, on-campus interview at their own expense.

How to apply: For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, contact information for three professional references, and unofficial copies of college transcripts to:

Lee Rowland
Head Coach, Strength and Conditioning
Belmont University, Department of Athletics
1900 Belmont Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37212
or via e-mail to

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Consideration for the position is contingent upon successful admission to Belmont University's Master of Sport Administration (MSA) program. Interested candidates are encouraged to begin the admissions application to the MSA program immediately. The admissions process for the MSA program is completely separate from the application for this position and has a deadline of March 1, 2019. For information about the MSA program, please visit: Belmont University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.