Careers

3 2019-2020 Apprenticeships

deadline 15 July 2019
employer Robert Morris University
type Internship
approved Yes

Shippensburg University is currently seeking THREE qualified apprenticeship candidates for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is an unpaid position HOWEVER chosen candidates will receive financial reimbursement for the CSCCa-SCCC (this includes travel cost, lodging, meal money stipend and any fees associated with conference and exam). Chosen candidates must complete the required hours for the CSCCa — SCCC under the mentorship of Head Strength Coach, Robert Day. The strength and conditioning program will run from August 1, 2019 (Start date flexible) to May 1, 2020. Chosen candidates will be required to work a minimum of 30 hours a week during the fall and spring school semesters. It is acceptable to have a part-time job around working hours to assist with personal finances.

The daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
-Design and implement all aspects of strength and conditioning for one assigned varsity team
-Assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for 14 DI varsity athletic
teams including football
-Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities
-Professional development throughout the semester
-Any other tasks assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.

Apprentices will be used as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. Apprentices will gain hands on coaching experience in a collegiate setting, education in program design and application, have the potential to earn future recommendations for career opportunities, receive college credit if applicable. The apprenticeship program’s goal is to advance the apprentice’s future in the strength and conditioning profession.

Minimum Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree
-NSCA — CSCS
-First Aid, CPR & AED certified.
-Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm
-Effective communication skills
-Desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach

Preferred Qualifications:
-Pursuing or have attained a master’s degree in exercise science, kinesiology, exercise physiology or related field
-Previous coaching experience in a collegiate, professional, high school or private sector setting
-Competitive collegiate involvement
-Pursuing or have attained other relevant certifications: USAW, FMS, etc.

It is strongly advised that all potential candidates make sure that this apprenticeship is economically feasible before applying. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to University background checks. To apply all candidates should send an email labeled “S&C Apprenticeship” with a cover letter, resume, and three professional references in one PDF or Word document attached to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Robert Day at Day@rmu.edu. Review of applicants will begin June 3rd.