William Penn University (NAIA - Oskaloosa, IA) is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Athletic Performance coach. This is a 12 month position starting March 1st with a two year commitment. FULL TUITION AND A MONTHLY STIPEND ARE INCLUDED. Candidates must be admissible to the graduate program with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Responsibilities include assisting with the design and implementation for a variety of William Penn University’s collegiate sports. The qualified candidate will be assigned sports based on his/her background and experience. This will include programming and coaching opportunities at BOTH the collegiate and high school levels. The position will also assist the Director of Athletic Performance, help with maintenance of the Randleman Fitness Center, and perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletic Performance. Proven knowledge and experience with performance specific strength, speed, and agility programs is necessary. A HIGH PRIORITY IS GIVEN TO THOSE WHO PLACE AN IMPORTANCE ON GAINING LARGE AMOUNTS OF EXPERIENCE IN BOTH PROGRAMMING AND HANDS-ON COACHING! Review of applicants will begin immediately.
-Candidates must hold a BA/BS in exercise science or a health related field and be working toward certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the CSCCa or the NSCA.
-Candidates with an athletic background or experience (volunteer/intern) in a collegiate strength and conditioning program is preferred
-Candidates must be able to develop GREAT WORKING RELATIONSHIPS and have STRONG SOCIAL SKILLS to allow them to communicate effectively with administration, coaches, sports medicine, and athletes.
-Candidates must be a GREAT TEAMMATE that enjoys working with others for the betterment of the university.
-Candidates must possess skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
-Qualified applicants email cover letter, resume and references in one combined document to Assistant AD for Athletic Performance, Jon Haugen (firstname.lastname@example.org).