Strength and Conditioning Coordinator

Job description

Category:: Administrative/Staff
Department:: Athletics
Locations:: Springfield, MA
Posted:: Aug 28, 2020
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: 2547

About American International College:


American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has approximately 3200 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.


AIC strives to create a diverse and inclusive campus community that is representative, at all job levels, of the students we serve. We are an EEO employer and we welcome applications from individuals for positions where they are underrepresented.



Job Description:


  • Write, teach, conduct, and modify strength training workouts for all student athletes.

  • Write and implement efficient periodized strength training programs for all teams.

  • Assist athletic training staff with pre-participation athletic health screenings.

  • Work collaboratively with coaches from all programs when designing programs and implement timetables to carry out the programs.

  • Monitor athletes during workouts to maintain safe, positive, and effective sessions.

  • Work with coaches and athletic trainers to implement efficient dynamic team warm-up programs.

  • Assist with athlete education and training understanding by responding to questions regarding programming, apparatus, diet, recovery, and other general wellness questions.

  • Document all workouts and teams programs.

  • Refer injured athletes to athletic training services.

  • Communicate frequently with athletic trainers regarding injured athlete's progress in return to lifting programs.

  • Work collaboratively with faculty from Exercise Science department to hire, coordinate and oversee activities of potential graduate assistants.

  • Work collaboratively with faculty from Exercise Science department to supervise, evaluate, and mentor graduate interns from the strength & conditioning programs.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Requirements:


  • Required Degree(s): Master's degree
  • Required Field of Expertise: Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Education, or Strength & Conditioning
  • Preferred Field of Expertise: Strength & Conditioning
  • Required Training/Cert: MSCC or SCCC certification from Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Association, or CSCS certification from National Strength & Conditioning Association; and First Aid, CPR and AED certification
  • Preferred Training/Cert: Functional Movement Screening
  • Required Licensure(s): Valid and insurable driver's license

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities


  • Knowledge of advanced practice strength and conditioning programming with skills beyond minimal level of qualification.
  • Able to manage situations in a competitive and busy athletic environment.
  • Understand and utilize computer functions and software such as word processing, spreadsheets, internet search, social media, and web-based patient medical records management.
  • Ability to work a non-traditional schedule including nights and weekends, as well as the potential for infrequent travel with teams.
  • Physical ability to bend, twist, reach, run, and lift at least 80 lbs.
  • Ability to work with a diverse student body and College environment


Additional Information:


The Strength and Conditioning Coordinator is a full-time exempt, benefits level position, not limited to 35 hours per week. The schedule will be flexible to the needs of the department with regular office hours to include 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Evenings, weekends, and holidays required as the schedule dictates.



AIC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Application Instructions:


Qualified applicants should save and submit the following documents with the online application.


  • Brief cover letter
  • Current resume
  • Contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor)

Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled.


 

 

 

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Posted: 8/30/2020
Application Due: 10/29/2020
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