Head Strength & Conditioning Coordinator

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Job Summary

The Strength and Conditioning Coordinator reports to the Director of Athletics all aspects of the intercollegiate sports strength and conditioning program; including working with the coaches and support staff on the overall direction and coordination of the comprehensive program. The Coordinator is responsible for the design, development and administration of a program for speed, strength, agility and explosion that reflects the athletic department’s goals. This position is responsible for creating an environment that is supportive of individual differences and maximizes the educational and athletic development of the student athletes. The Coordinator designs specific programs for each sport, in consultation with the coaches of that particular sport and is the primary strength and condition coach.

The position may require odd hours including evenings, weekends and holidays. The Coordinator is responsible for establishing a departmental atmosphere open to meeting the reasonable expectations of clients and ensuring high quality services.

The principal responsibilities of the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator are: coordinating the overall direction and operation of a NCAA strength and conditioning program for Division II men’s and women’s intercollegiate athletic teams, providing hands on, one-on-one training with both male and female athletes, providing in-depth nutritional information for all student athletes, and oversees the Risley Hall Weight Room, including the recommendation of equipment ordering, staffing, compliance and weight room maintenance.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 1-3 years in successful sport performance/strength training experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology/Exercise Science or related field from an accredited institution required.
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification (CSCS) through the NSCA or Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) by the CSCCa
  • Current CPR/AED certifications
Preferred Qualifications

  • Sport performance and/or strength training experience at the college level preferred.
  • Background in intercollegiate athletics coverage of men's and women's athletic teams preferred.
  • Knowledgeable in Division II athletics and administrative practices.
  • Supplemental Information

    Applications & Resumes will be accepted until position is filled, however; to ensure full consideration, application materials should be received no later than end of day May 23, 2021.
    The anticipated starting salary range for this position is $45,000, commensurate with skills and experience.

    All applications for this position must be submitted via our online application/resume system ONLY. Please do not fax, mail, or e-mail any documentation.

    Successful interview, reference checks, background clearances (PA Criminal, Child Abuse Clearance & FBI Clearance), and demonstration of ability are requisite qualifications for all positions.

    The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.

    Kutztown University is an AA/EOE/member of the PA State System of Higher Education and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates.

    Non-Discrimination Statement
    Kutztown University does not discriminate in employment or educational opportunities on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. To discuss a complaint of discrimination, please contact the University's Title IX Coordinator located in the Office of Social Equity, Old Main A-Wing, Room 02, by phone at 610-683-4700 or by e-mail at [email protected] or the Office for Civil Rights located in the Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Bldg., 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, by phone at 800-421-3481 (TDD: 800-877-8339), by fax at 202-453-6012, or by e-mail at [email protected].




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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/25/2021
    Application Due: 5/23/2021
    Work Type: Full Time