Job location: Charlottesville, VA Employment Type:
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The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics at the University of Virginia is now accepting applications for the position of Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach to support the Track & Field and Cross Country programs.
Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coaches are responsible for contributing to the successful development and execution of one or more sports conditioning and training programs, as well as assisting student athletes with achieving their identified goals. They participate in the planning, design, and implementation of an effective strategy to maximize the physical capabilities and athletic performance of team members. They analyze individual athlete needs, provide instruction on proper techniques and achieving established targets, maintain weight rooms and equipment, adhere to compliance requirements, and support sports program needs with regard to official visits by prospective student athletes.
The primary duties of the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach include:
Overseeing various individual sport program's strength and conditioning needs, as assigned by the Associate AD for Strength and Conditioning.
Assessing student-athlete's physical attributes to improve athletic performance.
Maintaining weight rooms and equipment.
Assisting head coaches with official visits by prospective recruits.
Managing and/or coordinating services with various departmental and University offices.
Upholding NCAA, ACC, and University rules and regulations.
Performing miscellaneous related duties, when necessary.
This position will work primarily with Men's and Women's Track & Field and Cross Country, but will assist with other Olympic sports, as assigned by the Associate AD for Strength & Conditioning.
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Experience: Some professional experience in strength and conditioning for collegiate or professional sports is required.
Licensure: CSCS or CSCC Certification required.
Education: Master's Degree
Experience: 4+ years of professional experience in strength and conditioning for collegiate or professional sports. Experience supporting Men’s and Women’s Track & Field and Cross Country is highly preferred.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Ability to reason, recall, analyze and organize information in order to make substantive and sometimes complex decisions reaching reasonable conclusions within established guidelines. Ability to comprehend potential issues and address them before they become problematic. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse groups of people. Ability and desire to perform accurate, detail-oriented work, and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to maintain poise under all circumstances and effectively interact with people in a positive manner. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to function professionally in highly stressful situations and to provide clear information on an impromptu basis to individuals or groups of people.
Anticipated Hiring Range: $40,000 - $45,000, dependent upon qualifications.
This position will remain open to applications until Wednesday, June 30th. Please do not forward any applicant materials directly to staff of the Department of Athletics, as only applications received through this system will be considered.
The successful candidate will pass a background check. PROCESS FOR INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs,” and search for ‘Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach.’ Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). PROCESS FOR EXTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please visit UVA job board https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs, search for Requisition R0017944, complete the application and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration. For information regarding the position or the application process, please contact Michele Jarman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.