Paid Internship Mississippi State University Olympic Sports Strength & Conditioning

deadline 31 May 2019
employer Mississippi State University
type Internship
approved No

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties include, but are not limited to: assist in all aspects of training for Olympic sports; maintain an open line of communication with the other members of the strength staff, athletic training, nutrition, sport psychology, and sport coaches; assist with the upkeep and maintenance of the weight room; participation and completion of all assignments required through the intern education curriculum, and other duties as assigned by the Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports and/or Senior Associate AD for Sports Medicine and Performance.
The above essential duties are representative of major duties of this position. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned to the above consistent with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required in a related field (i.e. Exercise Science/Kinesiology)
First Aid/CPR/AED Certification
Completion of one strength and conditioning internship, either Collegiate or Professional setting

Preferred Qualifications:

CSCCa-SCCC or NSCA-CSCS Certification
1 year of experience as a strength coach in a Collegiate or Professional setting
Ability to use and troubleshoot various forms of weight room technology
Experience with Track and Field, Softball, or Volleyball

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Professionalism in dealing with coaches and student-athletes
Working knowledge of computers and technology is required
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to foster a cooperative environment

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

Examples of Working Conditions and Physical Effort. Please edit as necessary.
Regularly involves lifting, bending or other physical exertion. Often exposed to one or more elements such as heat, cold, noise, dirt, chemicals, etc.
Job frequently requires walking, standing, lifting, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, and handling objects with hands.
Requires handling of heavy weight objects up to 100lbs. on a regular basis and on occasion up to 150+lbs.

Instructions for Applying:

Please complete the online application in the following link, and attach a resume and cover letter.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.