Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Performance (Administrator I)

Job description

Job Title: Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Performance (Administrator I)
Job ID: 13754
Full/ Part Time: Full-Time
Job Code: 3318
Department: Athletics

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Under direction of the Senior Associate Athletic Director, the Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Performance will be responsible for the daily operations of the strength and conditioning program for varsity student-athletes.

The salary is competitive and is negotiable depending on the strength of qualifications. This is a CSU Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position with an attractive benefits package which includes but is not limited to: a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; 12+ paid holidays; excellent choice of medical, dental and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance; and retirement benefits.

Position Summary:

  • Develop systems and plans with emphasis on performance, utilizing the highest industry standards and most up-to-date performance information and metrics
  • Stay current with knowledge of and be in compliance with NCAA catastrophic injury and death prevention recommendations, including but not limited to acclimatization methods and emergency action plans and development of strong working relationship with institution's NCAA Athletics Healthcare Administrator.
  • Collaborate with Sports Medicine and Nutrition to determine best practices to impact the performance of student-athletes as well as return-to-play protocols.
  • Be proficient in assessing functional movement and utilizing strength training to reduce the risk of injury
  • Maintain applicable sport data and records.
  • Provide proper supervision and instruction on safe equipment usage and lifting techniques
  • Conduct fitness evaluations
  • Develop the weight room budget and maintain expenditures within budget parameters
  • Equitably and effectively hire, train, supervise and evaluate subordinate staff and student workers
  • Be responsible for the unit's compliance with NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations
  • Prepare reports and documents in support of NCAA and other agencies and organizations as required
  • Assign strength and conditioning staff to each sport team
  • Communicate effectively with sport coaches, administrators and staff.
  • Support continuing education of strength and conditioning staff to align and enhance the delivery of strength and conditioning services to student-athletes;
  • Administer and oversee the proper maintenance and care of equipment and machines;
  • Plan and budget for the replacement of equipment as needed and select and order equipment;
  • Be versed in and follow department policies and procedures for purchasing, business operations, human resources, etc.
  • Establish and enforce weight room operating procedures and hours of operation;
  • Perform all other aspects of administering a collegiate strength and conditioning facility.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience and demonstrated ability in the design and implementation of safe and effective injury prevention and strength programs for a variety of sports with an emphasis in football.
  • Strong knowledge and demonstrated ability of functional movement assessments.
  • Strong knowledge of teaching and implementing Olympic lifts.
  • Ability to communicate at a high level and the ability to work well with many people.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights/weekends and travel.
  • Requires use and operation of computer software: Microsoft Office, Photo/Video Programs, and Email.
  • Ability to show enthusiasm and positive attitude on a daily basis.
  • Ability and willingness to support the equity and diversity commitments of the department.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals of various ethnic, racial and socio-economic groups.
  • A history of regular attendance and positive performance evaluations.

    Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution in physical education, exercise science or related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in strength and conditioning of student-athletes at the Division I level.

    Required Specialized Skills:
  • CSCCA or CSCS accredited National Certification as required by NCAA regulations
  • CPR certified

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Athletic Training or related field
  • FMS Certification

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    Job No:
    Posted: 7/9/2019
    Application Due: 7/23/2019
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