Graduate Assistant: Strength & Conditioning

deadline 10 February 2019
employer South Dakota State University
type Internship
approved No

Graduate Assistant - South Dakota State University, Brookings South Dakota

South Dakota State University, is accepting applications for qualified, highly motivated Graduate Assistants in Strength and Conditioning. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting in design and implementation of strength & conditioning programs for assigned sports; provide proper instruction for safe and effective lifting techniques and equipment usage; supervise weight room day-to-day activities and conduct periodic performance & strength testing; communicate regularly with sport coaches and sports medicine personnel.

Candidates must have a bachelor's degree with an emphasis in sports sciences or related field/major, CPR certification and be certified through the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (SCCC) or National Strength & Conditioning Association (CSCS). In order to be awarded the position the candidate must be admitted to graduate school at South Dakota State University. Compensation includes tuition waiver and stipend.

Previous strength coaching experience preferred. Previous athletic experience preferred. Experience teaching the Olympic lifts preferred. Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and Access strongly recommended. Consideration will be given to individuals who possess strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills with integrity.

The position will begin May 20th, 2019. Application deadline is February 10th, 2019.

To apply:
Submit a letter of application, resume and references to Nathan Moe, Assistant Athletic Director - Strength & Conditioning at

South Dakota State University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community.