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Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

Temple University
Philadelphia, PA
Closing date
Jun 27, 2021

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The Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach is responsible for developing and administering strength and conditioning programs for men’s and women’s athletic teams at Temple University.  Under the direction of the Assistant Athletics Director of Olympic Sports Performance, the Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach will design and implement programs to improve the athletic performance of student-athletes. In addition to sports performance, the Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach will be required to implement programs for injury prevention, via corrective exercise protocols.  The Assistant Coach works alongside the Assistant Athletics Director of Olympic Sports Performance and the athletic training staff to protect and preserve the health, safety, and welfare of all student-athletes. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in a related field and certification by the National Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association.  Must possess at least two years related post-undergraduate experience.  Demonstrated experience as a Strength and Conditioning coach at the Division I collegiate level. Demonstrated experience supervising the physical conditioning, weight-training and nutritional education of student-athletes. Prior experience instructing and coaching proper techniques of mobility, plyometrics, speed, agility, explosive and traditional lifting, core training and metabolic conditioning.  Demonstrated experience working with coaches in developing sport specific programs. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.  

Required Skills & Abilities:
* Demonstrated knowledge of Strength and Conditioning best practices.
* Knowledge of physical conditioning, weight-training and weight/ dietary programs of student-athletes.
* Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with student-athletes, coaches, athletic trainers and athletic administration.
* Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and a commitment to customer service. 
* Demonstrated ability to successfully work with a diverse student population.
* Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
* Must possess a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
* Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.  
* Strong integrity and character, and must share a commitment for knowing and complying with NCAA, Conference and University rules.
* Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. 
* Ability to push/pull 25 lbs.
* Ability to carry 10 lbs.

* Master's degree.

This position requires a motor vehicle background check.

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Mcgonigle Hall
Job: Staff
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular


One of the nation’s top urban public research universities, Temple University is a dynamic workplace in the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant cities. Founded in 1884 as a night school for the working-class men and women of North Philadelphia, for 130 years Temple has retained its core mission of being a beacon of educational opportunity to students of every background, while adding a national and global reputation as a leader in education, research and real-world oriented instruction.

With nearly 39,000 students and 290,000 living alumni, Temple has a major impact on its region and on Philadelphia, the nation’s 5th largest city. One in seven college graduates in the Philadelphia area holds a Temple degree, and the university is the 4th largest provider of professional education in the nation (law, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and podiatry). Temple offers 17 schools and colleges, 399 academic degree programs, 17 Division 1 intercollegiate men’s and women’s athletic teams, as well as nine campuses including international campuses in Italy and Rome.  

Like the students the university serves, Temple’s approximately 8,000 employees are hardworking, diverse and energized by the vibrant and supportive work environments across the university, all aligned towards advancing the teaching, research and service missions of Temple University.

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