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Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant, Olympic Sports

deadline 31 July 2021
employer University of Oklahoma
type Full-time
website https://ou.taleo.net/careersection/stu/jobdetail.ftl?job=212035&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago

Graduate Assistantship with Athletics
Job Term: Flexible, August 2021-July 2022 anticipated dates, renewable for second year.
Second
year appointment
contingent upon job performance.
Compensation: Full waiver of graduate tuition (student is responsible for associated fees), monthly stipend,
health
insurance coverage plus other benefits provided to athletic department employees
Primary Responsibilities:
Directly oversee development and implementation of training programs for multiple student-athletes in
assigned sports
Collaboratively work with assigned sport coaches to create in-season and off-season training programs
specific to individual student-athlete and program needs
Work closely with Athletic Training, Nutrition, and Psychological Resources to create tailored programs
consistent with individual student-athlete needs, restrictions, and other modifications
Provide support to the Olympic Strength and Conditioning staff with each facet of strength and conditioning
program Independently manage, supervise, and control the day-to-day operation of the weight room
Participate in all staff meetings and projects
Upkeep/maintain the organization and the pristine of all weight rooms Other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in an exercise science related field OR an equivalent combination of education/job-related
experience
12-24 months’ experience as a college or professional strength and conditioning coach
Must obtain and maintain current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications
Current CSCS or CSCC Certification required
Maintain knowledge and compliance of NCAA, Big 12, and institution rules and guidelines.
Desired Qualifications:
Ability to develop and implement comprehensive strength and conditioning program
Must have strong written and oral communication skills, as well as interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently in addition to as a positive member of a team
Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment with the ability to adapt to changes and work with tight
deadlines and under pressure
Must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays
Physical Requirements:
Must be able to lift at least 45 pounds, plus be able to bend, pull and push to demonstrate proper form as
needed
To Apply:
Complete application through OU’s job website & send a resume, cover letter and references to Tim
Overman
(toverman@ou.edu)

*Offer will be contingent upon acceptance to OU’s graduate school for Fall 2021
The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer with smoke-free campus