Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

Jacksonville, FL
Sep 18, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Job TitleAssistant Strength & Conditioning CoachPosition Number357510Requisition NumberB07006Position TypeAdministrativeClass Code9467Time-limited throughType of AppointmentFull-TimeFaculty Position Sub-TypeLength of AppointmentInternal Recruitment?NoWorking Hoursearly mornings, nights and weekendsDepartmentStrength & ConditioningOrganizationAthletics, Intercollegiate DivisionPresident's OfficeCollegeApproved Hiring Salary Range$28,000Pay BasisAnnuallyEOD

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Faculty Initiatives

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General Description / Primary Purpose

The Assistant Athletic Coach, under the direction of the Director of Strength & Conditioning or above, assists in the design, development and implementation of departmental processes and/or programs. Recommends policies and procedures to ensure effective coordination of departmental programs.

Essential Duties

Job Function

The Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach’s primary responsibility is the coaching and instruction of the strength and conditioning programs. Approximately 80% of the Assistant Coach’s responsibility is dedicated to the instruction of strength and conditioning through weight room/facility training and classroom training through use of video and other teaching techniques. Approximately 20% of the Assistant Coach’s responsibility is working alongside coaching staffs and other administrative duties. 1. Assist in the coaching and instruction of the student-athletes in proper techniques and decision-making in strength and conditioning programs. 2. Perform routine daily responsibilities related to the operation of the sports program. Work could include computer data-entry, routine record keeping and compliance logs required the NCAA. 3. Assist in recruiting acceptable student-athletes for the UNF athletic program. 4. Perform other duties as prescribed by head coach. Could include clinic participation; scheduling; oversee equipment needs; overseeing part time staff or other related functions. 5. Adheres to all institution, conference and NCAA rules and regulations. 6. Reports all known NCAA violations in accordance with institutional, conference and NCAA policies and guidelines. 7. Develop yearlong cycles designed for all UNF athletic teams, in conjunction with the goals set forth by the sport coaching staff and Strength and Conditioning Coach. Works directly with the sports medicine staff developing and monitoring rehabilitation programs and post-rehabilitations of student-athletes.

Percentage Of Time Posting Detail Information

Marginal Functions

May assist in other athletic programs as determined by the Athletic Director. Solicitation of outside income for the Strength & Conditioning program. Attendance at Osprey Club fund raising projects. Public speaking at civic clubs, etc. to promote the overall athletic program. It is an expectation of the Athletic Director that coaches and administrative/support staff will support, to a reasonable extent, the activities of sports within the total program via attendance at scheduled events.

Required Qualifications

A Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a directly related area of specialization; or a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and two years of experience directly related to the job functions.

Faculty Position Required QualificationsDepartmental Requirements

Coaching experience at the Division I level is preferred along with collegiate playing experience.

Statement(s) of Understanding Definition

This position requires a background check. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.

The holder of this position is responsible for any NCAA and Atlantic Sun Conference
bylaws and guidelines that a member of the UNF Athletic Compliance Department
provides in addition to all UNF regulations. The individual must also assure that NCAA,
Conference and UNF regulations are followed to the best of their knowledge and any violations thereof are reported to UNF Athletic Compliance.

Campus Security Authority (CSA) This position has been designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA). This position has been designated as a CSA because it involves significant responsibility for student and campus activities and/or responsibility for campus security. As such, any person in this position must report to the University Police Department a crime or an incident that might be a crime that he/she becomes aware of. This position has a reporting requirement because the University believes that your responsibility for students, campus activities and/or campus security will make you someone members of the University community will see as an authority figure and someone to whom they can seek help. A CSA is not expected to investigate or determine whether a criminal incident actually took place. A CSAs responsibility is a duty to report. All positions designated as CSAs are required to complete an online or in-person training session. For more information concerning the training sessions or CSAs, please contact the University Police Department at (904) 620-2800 or the Office of the General Counsel at (904) 620-2828.

The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.

Required Licensure or Certification

Must hold CSCS or CSCCa certification and be Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid certified. Must be eligible to attend safe driving class in order to transport students (will receive certification upon completion).

Machines/Equipment used regularlyAnticipated Start Date10/21/2019Job Posting Date09/17/2019Application Review Date09/30/2019Application DeadlineOpen Until FilledNoPoint of Contact InformationBrian Bert, 620-1835Hiring OfficialBrian BertLocation if not JacksonvilleSpecial Instructions

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Brian Bert at (904) 620-1835, or [email protected]

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    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
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