Nova Southeastern University, a member of the NCAA Division II and the Sunshine State Conference located in Fort Lauderdale, FL, is currently accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant for Strength & Conditioning. The Graduate Assistant reports directly to the Director of Sports Performance, while working collaboratively as a member of the NSU Sports Medicine Interdisciplinary Team. The position is responsible for assisting the Strength and Conditioning staff in all departmental functions. The successful candidate will have full responsibility of 2-4 teams and will assist with the implementation of strength training, conditioning, speed/agility, flexibility and recovery workouts for all 17 NSU athletic teams. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to complete the CSCCa mentorship program and be eligible to sit for the SCCC certification exam after their 1st year.
Qualifications: The GA positions are required to work 20 hours per week, which include flexible hours, evenings and weekends. GA positions work 9-month, renewable contracts. Graduate Assistants must be enrolled at a full time status (6 credits per semester) and be in good academic standing throughout their employment. Applicants must be admitted into their respective graduate program before they can sign a contract through NSU Student Employment. Candidates must be certified with at least one of the following organizations CSCCa (SCCC), NSCA (CSCS), or USAW.
Application Deadline: April 30, 2019
Start Date: August 1, 2019
-Tuition Scholarship - up to $8,000 per year
-Stipend: $8000 paid over 9 months
-Meal Plan - $500 - This is a declining balance plan that can be used in all dining areas on the NSU campus.
Please email the following documents to Nick Sexton:
-2 work references and 1 character reference
-1 letter of recommendation (preferably from a previous supervisor/instructor)
Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach
Nova Southeastern University