Head Strength & Conditioning Coach

deadline 09 October 2019
employer Lynn University
type Full-time


Lynn University is an innovative, global and personalized college based in Boca Raton, Florida. Our 3,000 students are from approximately 100 countries. Our NCAA Division II Fighting Knights athletics program has won 25 national championships (and counting!)

The Chronicle of Higher Education consistently recognizes us as a "Great College to Work For" with high scores in compensation and benefits; work/life balance; job satisfaction; respect and appreciation, and more.
As a Lynn employee, you will help us build a better world with our students. Lynn is currently accepting applications for the position of Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

- Support the University's mission and athletic department core values of SPIRIT, SERVICE and STRENGTH
- Develops, implements and supervises comprehensive strength and conditioning programs for assigned sports to optimize student-athlete performance
- Works closely with athletic trainers to ensure strength and conditioning programs align with treatment plans for injured student-athletes
- Participates in the on-campus recruitment activities of prospective student-athletes as requested
- Works in coordination with the Assistant Director of Athletics for Administration to identify facility needs and initiate and develop plans and projects to meet those needs
- Works closely with individual coaching staffs to understand performance goals and expectations of their student athletes
- Assists with student-athlete nutrition education and monitoring as directed by the Deputy Director of Athletics and third party vendor
- Coordinates work with coaches, other support staff, and constituents for purposes of scheduling
- Ensures the completion of administrative tasks and functions
- Ensures adequate maintenance and appearance of all areas under supervision. Ensures equipment is maintained at all times
- Ensures all operations are conducted with safety as the first priority, in accordance to the University's policies and procedures
- Lead, manage, and develop a team of strength and conditioning professionals
- Develop a student internship program leveraging area resources

Minimum Qualifications

- Bachelor's Degree in exercise physiology, exercise science, physical education, or related field.
- SCCC Certification or CSCS Certification from either of these nationally accredited organizations.
- 2 years of professional experience as a strength and conditioning coach at the university level or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Demonstrated success in program development, training, and supervision
- Proven ability to work effectively in a diverse university, community and athletic department environment
- Preference will be given to former collegiate student-athletes
- CPR and First Aid certification (required upon hiring)

Required Skills

- The ability to articulate the Lynn University Fighting Knights core values of SPIRIT, SERVICE and STRENGTH
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate, inspire, and lead others
- Demonstrated professional judgment and discretion
- Demonstrated flexibility, time management, initiative, organizational skills, and daily multi-tasking
- Ability to delegate and empower staff

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Accreditation and equal opportunity

Lynn University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy or parenting status, veteran status, retirement status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431; via email at; by phone at +1 561-237-7727 or to the U.S. Dept. of Education OCR.
Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University. 2016 Lynn University 08/16.

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Please notify us at least five days in advance if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed by calling +1 561-237-7639.

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In compliance with the Clery Act, the University annually provides a report to each student and current employee, as well as to prospective employees and students, that provides a detailed disclosure of information regarding campus security practices (including Emergency Response Plan, Timely Warnings, Emergency Warnings, Missing Persons, fire safety policies, fire prevention data, and Crime Log policies), as well as crime and fire-related incident statistics for the preceding year. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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