Assistant Coach Strength & Conditioning
Position Title: Assistant Coach Strength & Conditioning
Department: Athletics - 25900
Vacancy Number: E182
Position Number: 7872
Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus
Summary of Position:
Under the direction of the Head Coach, Strength & Conditioning, the Assistant Coach, Strength & Conditioning, will develop and manage effective individual and group strength/conditioning programs for student-athletes participating in UNCW’s Division I intercollegiate athletic program. his will include the development of sport-specific programming that is scientifically-based, involves periodized/cycled regimens of exercises and drills to optimize strength, power, flexibility, mobility, agility, speed and/or work capacity-designed to enhance sport performance and decrease incidence of non-contact injuries.
The Assistant Coach must demonstrate and implement safe, effective and proven exercise techniques at each training session and deliver programs in an organized manner using the field’s best practices. The Assistant Coach must adhering to all UNCW, CAA, and NCAA guidelines and provide student-athletes an exceptional collegiate experience while competing for championships. Must also employ effective communication skills to establish relationships and conduct work at a high level with a wide range of constituents (coaches, student-athletes, administrators, etc.).
• Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with an emphasis in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, or Physical Education with at least one year of related experience.
• Knowledge of strength and conditioning exercise technique.
• Demonstrated leadership and communication skills along with strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to organize and instruct groups ranging from (2) to (50) student-athletes at one time.
• Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
• NSCA – C.S.C.S. (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) and/or CSCCa – SCCC (Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified
• CPR/First Aid Certification
Master’s degree preferred.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The UNCW Department of Athletics sponsors 19 varsity sports and competes in the NCAA Division I as a member of the Colonial Athletic Association. UNCW Athletics primary purpose is to produce a competitive and successful sports program while abiding by NCAA, CAA and institutional rules and regulations. UNCW Athletics has a strong commitment to gender equity and diversity, while promoting a greater sense of integrity, leadership, sportsmanship and ethical behavior to the overall campus dynamic.
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with almost 16,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Months Per Year: 12 Months
Position Type: Permanent
Job Posting Date: 06/30/2017
Priority Consideration Date: 07/14/2017
Priority Consideration Information:
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.