Head Strength & Conditioning Coach

Location
Albany, Georgia
Salary
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posted
Jun 13, 2018
Ref
0600837
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details Posting Number: 0600837   Position Category: Coach   Job Title: Head Strength & Conditioning Coach   Position Code: 00413X   Position Type: Staff   Department: Athletics   Nature of Work: The Head Strength and Conditioning Coach is responsible for the overall operation of the strength and conditioning program and oversight, implementation and development of performance programming for student-athletes in accordance with University, University System of Georgia (USG), conference and NCAA regulations.   Training and Experience: *Bachelor's degree from accredited 4-year university, preferably in sports or health sciences discipline, e.g. Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Movement Science or other related field required. 

*Master's degree preferred. 

*Minimum of two (2) years related experience in intercollegiate athletics or professional athletics. 

*Possess a certification from either the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) or the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA). 

*Ability to meet continuing education requirements established by the NSCA and CSCCA. 

*CPR/First Aid Instructor Preferred. 

*Strong evaluation, management, strength and conditioning skills. 

*Excellent organizational and analytical skills with the ability to initiate, analyze, monitor and evaluate and advance strategic plans that support student-athletes and the mission of ASU and the Department of Athletics.   Testing Requirements: None   Illustrative Examples of Work: *Develop and implement strength and conditioning programs for 13 Division II athletic teams and cheerleading. 

*Develop and manage program for nutrition and training table meals. 

*Work with the head coaches of these programs to develop sport specific programs that align with the goals of the head coach for pre-season, post-season, in-season and out of season development to optimize performance and decrease injury potential. 

*Regularly test the student-athletes to determine the effectiveness of the programs. 

*Assist with the oversight of sport-specific conditioning programs and teach proper weight lifting, speed, agility and conditioning techniques. 

*Provide critical elements of training for the prevention of injury and the skills and level of preparedness for student-athletes to reach a high level of competitiveness. 

*Maintain accurate records of student-athletes' progress within the strength and conditioning program. 

*Oversee staff, interns and volunteers in strength and conditioning. 

*Oversee weight room operations which include daily maintenance, repairs and operations. 

*Schedule athletics teams and supervise workouts of student-athletes 
Program Administration. 

*Operate within all University, USG, SIAC and NCAA Division II regulations. 

*Must be able to establish and maintain positive working relationships with colleagues, coaches, student-athletes, sports medicine team and other university departments. 

*Proven ability to multi-task, work independently, prioritize and complete task, work independently, prioritize and complete tasks in a timely manner. 

*Demonstrated successful leadership and decision making skills. 

*Work with the Athletic Training Staff as well as the Head Coach to ensure student-athletes are successful in injury prevention and rehabilitation efforts. 

*Must be able to possess problem solving and critical thinking skills.

*Innovation and creativity, adaptability, initiative and stress tolerance to various situations in a fast pace work environment. 

*Must provide a high level of customer service. 

*Demonstrated track record of developing collaborative relationship with both internal and external constituencies. 

*Represent the university at various clinics, workshops, etc. as needed. 

*Perform other job related duties as assigned.   Posting Date: 06-13-2018   Closing Date:
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.) Open Until Filled FTE: 1   Special Instructions to Applicants: All applicants are required to submit certifications as your other document.   Funding Source: Other   Number of Openings: 1   If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant: Auxillary   Fringe Benefits: Yes   Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience   Physical Demands *Ability to work long hours, including early mornings, late nights, weekends, holidays, overtime, nontraditional work hours, extended periods of time without days off, travel, be on call as regular part of the position. 

*Ability to lift heavy objects, bend, and stand for long periods of time, work in various environmental conditions and assist injured individuals on/off playing surfaces.   Facts About the Institution: Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Remission after six months of employment. EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement: Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education. The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 504 College Drive, Billy C. Black Building, Room 382, Albany, Georgia 31705 Director of Human Resources at 229-430-4623. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-903-3610.   Disability Statement: Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229-430-4623. EEO/AA employer.   Optional Applicant Documents:   Required Applicant Documents: Resume
Cover Letter
Other Document   Application Types Accepted: Staff Employment Application  

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