Assistant Coach-Fixed Term

Job description

Job no: 704388
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: President
Department: Intercollegiate Athletics 10070478
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Athletics/Recreation, Non-Union
Working/Functional Title

Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach - WBB

Position Summary

The Coordinator of Athletic Performance / Women’s Basketball is responsible for the oversight of Athletic Performance programming for women’s basketball. Reporting to the Director of Athletic Performance/Sports Science, the primary responsibilities of this role include the creation, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive sport performance training program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan, develop, implement and record sport-specific programs for women’s basketball based on peer-reviewed, evidence-based protocols to enhance the fitness, strength, power, and speed indices of the student-athletes.
  • Organize, maintain, and schedule facilities (Draymond Green Strength & Conditioning Center) for use by athletic teams
  • Supervise, advise, and work with staff, graduate assistants, and undergraduate students who work with the Athletic Performance Staff
  • Counsel student-athletes regarding athletic performance and exercise science
  • Evaluate equipment needs and oversee procurement of such
  • Collaborate with Athletic Training, Sports Medicine and Dietetics staff regarding rehabilitation and sport performance plans
  • Work closely with sport coaches to monitor student-athlete performance readiness
  • Be available for on-campus recruiting visits
  • Maintain cleanliness of equipment and facilities as needed
  • Other duties as assigned
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree


Desired Degree


Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science required.
  • The following required certifications through one or both accredited strength and conditioning organizations must be maintained: the Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) by the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa), and/or the Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA).
  • Current first aid, CPR and AED certification.
Desired Qualifications
  • Master of Science in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or related field preferred.
  • At least 1 year of professional experience or equivalent combination of professional experience and education preferred.
Required Application Materials
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

MSU Statement

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Advertised: May 12, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: May 26, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time




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Posted: 5/13/2021
Application Due: 5/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time