Augustana University, after recently announcing a goal of transitioning to Division I intercollegiate athletics, invites applications for the opportunity of Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach.
Located in the growing and vibrant city of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (with metro area of roughly 250,000 people), Augustana University has, for more than 150 years, provided a strong student-centric education based on its five core values: Christian faith, liberal arts, excellence, community and service. Currently with 19 NCAA Division II sports programs, Augustana Athletics is focused on building champions in the classroom, in competition and in the community. Consistently ranking in the top twenty of the Learfield Directors’ Cup for all of Division II, Augustana announced the approval by the Board of Trustees in December, 2018 of AU: Vision 2030 which will guide the university going forward. The goal of transitioning to Division I intercollegiate athletics is part of that vision.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: design and implementation of strength and conditioning programs for assigned sports, communication with coaches, athletic training staff and administration. Compensation includes tuition waiver and a monthly stipend. Candidates must be admissible to the graduate school. Candidates must hold a BS/BA in exercise science or a health related field and hold or be working towards SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certification. Previous strength and conditioning internship experience preferred.
Qualified applicants email cover letter, resume and references in a single PDF document to Andy Stocks, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at email@example.com.
Augustana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Augustana University is committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. Submission of official transcripts may be required upon employment. Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.