Careers

Graduate Assistant Athletic Performance Coach

deadline 01 March 2019
employer Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
type Full-time

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE): SIUE is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Graduate Assistant Athletic Performance Coach. Candidates must have a great work ethic, strong communication skills, and be passionate about continually progressing as a strength and conditioning professional.

The position requires certification in First Aid and CPR, and progress towards SCCC and or CSCS. Preference will be given to applicants that have already obtained at least one of the aforementioned certifications.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting the director and assistant director in the design and implementation of training programs; meeting with sport coaches and athletic trainers to collaborate on program design and modifications; weight room supervision; daily upkeep and maintenance of equipment; and other duties as assigned by the director of athletic performance.

The Graduate Assistant position is a two-year assignment beginning with the 2019-20 academic year and includes a tuition waiver for graduate credit hours and a monthly stipend. If interested, please send your cover letter, resume and list of references (in a single PDF document) to Mark Jamison, Director of Athletic Performance at majamis@siue.edu, with the subject heading “Graduate Assistant Position”. Consideration for a graduate assistant position is contingent upon acceptance into our Kinesiology graduate program (either the Exercise Physiology or Exercise and Sport Psychology tracks).