Strength & Conditioning Graduate Assistant

deadline 15 March 2019
employer Seattle University
type Full-time

Job Qualifications:
-Current bachelor's degree in Exercise Science.
-Admitted and pursuing a sports business leadership graduate degree (MSBL) at Seattle University.
-Already obtained SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certification.
-Current CPR and AID certifications.
-Previous strength and conditioning experience at the collegiate level.
-Experience in designing and implementing strength & conditioning programs.
-Ability to develop strong working knowledge of and adherence to NCAA compliance rules and Seattle University institutional policies.
-Ability to communicate and develop strong working relationships with sport coaches, athletic trainers and other support staff.
-Ability to handle constantly changing work environment and adapt with problem solving skills.
-Ability to apply learned administrative and leadership skills in daily operations of the facility, communication with athletes, coaches, and administrators.

Job Description:
-Promote a positive and professional atmosphere consistent with the mission of Seattle University, Department of Athletics, and the philosophy of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
-Design and implementation of sport specific strength and conditioning programs for Women's Rowing, Men's & Women's Golf and Men's & Women's Tennis.
-Demonstration and instruction of various and proper weightlifting techniques.
-Supervision of team strength and conditioning sessions, as well as some required observations of team practices.
-Assist with maintenance coordination and upkeep of the facility.
-Assist in the education and development of athletes' knowledge with nutrition and physiological demands of their sport.
-Manage and supervise undergraduate interns working in the department.
-Assist with budget management and equipment orders.


Graduate assistantships are only available for fully admitted students of the Master in Sport Business Leadership (MSBL) program. While GA positions can be a great way to help pay for your graduate education, these positions are intended for those students who fully intend to work in collegiate athletics or university settings. You will be an integral part of SU’s Athletic Department. These positions require energy, commitment, and a high level of self-accountability and responsibility.

To start your application for the MSBL program click here.

All graduate assistant applications are submitted online. To submit your online GA application click here. Please have a resume, cover letter and names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references.

Application deadline: March 15th
Hiring announcements: April 15th- May 1