Strength & Conditioning Coordinator

Location
Ewing, New Jersey
Posted
May 02, 2017
Ref
15943
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), a member of the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) invites applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Coordinator reporting to the Executive Director of Athletics residing in the Department of Athletics, Division of Student Affairs.

The Strength and Conditioning Coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of developing and implementing sport specific Strength and Conditioning programs for 20 varsity athletics teams within the athletics department. This is a full-time, 10-month position reporting to the Executive Director of Athletics. Specific duties include proper instruction for safe and effective lifting techniques and the management and supervision of day- to- day activities in the varsity weight room including student workers assigned to the area. The successful candidate will have the ability to motivate student-athletes, collaborate with coaches and the athletic training staff, and will have a strong work ethic.  Knowledge of and strict compliance with NCAA regulations as they apply to team and individual training initiatives both in and out-of-season, in addition to adherence with the  policies of the College and New Jersey Athletic Conference are required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree required 

  • One year of experience in Higher Education or directly related field

  • Certifications: CSCS or CSCC Certification required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree preferred

  • Two to Three years’ experience in Higher Education

The College offers a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, vision and prescription plans, as well as pension, paid leave time and tuition savings programs. This position has the state title of Professional Services Specialist 4. It is included for membership in the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) bargaining unit. The starting salary for this position is U18, step 1, $44,489.93. Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, and a list of 3 professional references. The review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  A final offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation and receipt of official transcripts of highest degree earned.

Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a highly selective public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ emphasizes the undergraduate residential experience and offers targeted graduate programs. The College's seven schools - The Arts and Communication; Business; Humanities and Social Sciences; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering - offer degrees to nearly 6,800 students. The College's distinguished faculty of 348 full-time members provides a 13 to 1 student to faculty ratio, and eighty-five percent of classes have enrollments of 30 or fewer. TCNJ's picturesque campus is located on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, approximately five miles from New Jersey's state capital of Trenton, and 60 minutes from both Philadelphia and New York City. A 95 percent freshman to sophomore retention rate and a six-year graduation rate of 86 percent speak to the quality of the TCNJ experience.

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.