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Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning

deadline 31 January 2019
employer Lincoln Memorial University
type Full-time

Lincoln Memorial University is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the role of Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning. The Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning will aid in the development, implementation, and oversight of a comprehensive strength and conditioning program for the Department of Athletics and its student-athletes.

Duties and responsibilities:
-Develop, implement, and supervise the strength and conditioning programs for assigned sports teams at the University.
-Supervise training for assigned teams and assist with the training of all teams;
-Educate student-athletes in performance and lifestyle nutrition, and recovery methods;
-Effectively communicate with coaches, athletic trainers, administration, and student-athletes;
-Supervise any weight room workers, including graduate assistants and interns;
-Assist athletic training in injury prevention and rehabilitation;
-Make recommendations for the purchase of new equipment, and inventory of current equipment and supplies;
-Maintenance and cleaning of equipment and weight room;
-Coordinate with strength and conditioning staff to ensure the program instruction and design methodologies for sports are consistent across the department;
-Adhere to all NCAA and South Atlantic Conference rules;
-Complete all required institutional and program accreditation reports and other reports as necessary for the operation and advancement of the University;
-Teach up to 6 credit hours of appropriate University and/or JFWA courses if required;
-Other assignments and duties as assigned by the Athletic Director and/or Director of Strength and Conditioning;
-Promote the mission of Lincoln Memorial University to all faculty, staff, students and to the community at large;

Required Qualifications:
-BA or BS in a discipline that provides a knowledge base in exercise physiology and athletic performance;
-Credentialing from Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa), or National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS);
-CPR/First Aid certification.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Master's degree in Kinesiology or related field;
-Certification in RPR, FMS, or FRC;
-Well-rounded knowledge of a wide variety of sports
-Participation in a competitive sport;
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office;
-GPS or other wearable technology experience;

Please send resume, cover letter, and references to Adam Miller at adam.miller@lmunet.edu. A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.