Director of Fitness Center/Head Coach of Strength and Conditioning

Location
Lexington, Virginia
Posted
Jul 10, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

This is a full-time, 12 month faculty position reporting to the Associate Director of Athletics.  The duties include all aspects of directing a 10,000 square foot fitness center.  In addition, the director will teach in the physical education program and oversee the strength training programs for 24 varsity sports.

  • Supervision of the Fitness Center to include training, scheduling and management of student-workers
  • Oversight of Fitness Center budget to include maintenance of strength training equipment
  • Develop and schedule strength and conditioning orientations and workouts with all head coaches and individual students of each team during traditional and non-traditional seasons
  • Develop summer workout and conditioning programs for each program in conjunction with the sport coaching staff
  • Upkeep and maintenance of records on strength programs for each team and specific individual workouts of each student
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science or closely related field is required.  Experience in managing a university fitness facility is preferred. Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing fitness programs.  Good interpersonal and communication skills.   The candidate should have CSCS certification from the NSCA and must be certified in First Aid and CPR and ACSM certification in Health/Fitness Instruction is preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are representative, but not all‐inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and abilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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