Assistant Athletic Director and Head Strength & Conditioning Coach - Olympic Sports

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Working Title:

Assistant Athletic Director and Head Strength & Conditioning Coach - Olympic Sports

Anticipated Hiring Range:

Commensurate with experience.

Work Schedule:

M-F 8am - 5pm with nights, overtime, holidays and weekends as needed

Job Location:

Raleigh, NC

Department :

Athletics - Strength & Conditioning

About the Department:

The mission of the NC State University Department of Athletics is to prepare student-athletes to compete at the highest level and to inspire them to be leaders now and for the future by providing the best environment to achieve their athletic, academic, and personal aspirations as well as providing support for the professional development of our coaches and staff, all within the role of the greater institutional relationships to the University.

Essential Job Duties:

The Assistant Athletics Director for Strength & Conditioning is responsible for leading a Team of professional staff effectively in the development and administration of individualized speed, strength and conditioning programs for all sports (excluding football) to optimize performance.

Primary Duties:
● Coordinate a safe and effective staffing plan for training activities.
● Maintain effective and intentional communication with all stakeholders (coaches, staff, administrators, student-athletes, etc).
● Collaborate with the strength and conditioning staff to design integrated programs of weight training, running, flexibility, plyometric, rehabilitation and reconditioning that will meet the needs of the student-athletes.
● Oversee and manage the budget for Strength and Conditioning (Olympic Sports) and ensure all expenditures.
● Serve as a member of the multi-disciplinary Pack Performance Team to create a culture of holistic student-athlete development.
● Lead, support, encourage and empower staff towards professional growth and development opportunities.
● Manage Weisiger-Brown and Reynolds weight training facilities, scheduling and operations.
● Develop, implement and evaluate a year-round evidence and scientific -based strength and conditioning program that includes warm-up, flexibility, speed improvement, weight management (in coordination with Sports Nutritionist) and injury rehabilitation coordination with athletic training staff.
● In collaboration with Sports Medicine, design a physical testing, intake, assessment and evaluation process that works best for the department.
● Stay abreast of current research and trends of athletic performance while evaluating and updating training programs accordingly.
● Ensure a clean, safe, healthy and functional environment while actively maintaining and scheduling repairs of equipment.
● Analyze and research technology, equipment and data management and analysis for maximum effectiveness.
● Supervise and evaluate all assigned strength and conditioning staff utilizing and administering Annual Performance Review documents, in accordance with Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) and University policy.
● Maintain two-way communication with the Head Coaches and Sports Administrators regarding the health, welfare, physical development of the student-athlete and the performance of the assigned strength & conditioning coach.
● Ensure a commitment to compliance of NCAA, NC State University and ACC rules and regulations.
● Perform other duties that are consistent with the strength and conditioning coach position for select programs.

Other Responsibilities:

Other duties as assigned by Athletics Administration.

Minimum Experience and Education:

Bachelor’s degree required

Other Required Qualifications:

● Minimum of three years full-time related experience working in a Division I strength and conditioning program.

● CSCS or CSCCA and current First Aid and CPR certification at time of hire.

● Ability to travel

Preferred Qualifications:

● Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology or related field

● At least five years full-time experience working in a Division I or higher strength and conditioning program.

● Prior experience leading and supervising a Strength & Conditioning program at Division 1 level or higher program.

● Possess strong computer knowledge

● Effective communication skills, both verbal and written

● Excellent multi-tasking and prioritization skills, while having the ability to lead and work in a multi-disciplinary, fast paced environment

Required License(s) or Certification(s):

CSCS or CSCCA certification, First Aid & CPR certified by time of hire.

Valid NC Driver's License required:


Commercial Driver's License required:


Job Open Date:


Anticipated Close Date:

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Contact information for 3 references

Position Number:


Position Type:

EHRA Non-Faculty

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):



12 Month Recurring

Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:

Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:

Mandatory - Medical Emergencies

Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:


Department ID:

106003 - Athletics-Campus Equipment & Weight Rooms


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/15/2020
Application Due: 1/14/2021
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