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Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant

deadline 15 July 2021
employer Purdue Fort Wayne Athletics
type Full-time

Description: Purdue Fort Wayne Athletics, located in Fort Wayne, Indiana and a member of The Horizon League, has an opening for a Graduate Assistant in Strength and Conditioning. The GA is responsible for designing, implementing and supervising the strength and conditioning of assigned teams. Participation in personal and staff development initiatives as well as coordination and collaboration with Sports Medicine will be important components of this as well as assisting in the regular cleaning, maintenance, scheduling and operation of the facility.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field, CPR/AED Certification and First Aid Certification. CSCCa (SCCC) or NSCA (CSCS) certification required. The selectee must become a full-time graduate student seeking a Master’s degree in any academic Purdue Fort Wayne major.

Compensation: Estimated $1,500 per month, plus partial tuition waiver (10 month position)

To Apply: E-mail a cover letter, resume, three work references to Patrick Rawle, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at: prawle@pfw.edu

Start Date: August 2021

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

PFW is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Employer

Requirements: Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field, CPR/AED Certification and First Aid Certification. CSCCa (SCCC), NSCA (CSCS), or USA Weightlifting (USAW) certification required. The selectee must become a full-time graduate student seeking a Master’s degree in any academic Purdue Fort Wayne major.

Required Skills:
- Completion of at least one internship in the strength & conditioning field
- Prior coaching experience in strength & conditioning
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to deal directly with student-athletes and make specific sport related recommendations
- Ability to track, report, and work with team coaching staff
- Basic understanding of relevant NCAA rules
- Ability to recognize, refer, report student-athlete health and welfare concerns