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UWM Athletics currently has 300 student – athletes participating in fifteen NCAA Division I sports as part of the Horizon League Conference and has moved itself into a prominent position both regionally and nationally.
Under the direction of the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, design, implement and supervise strength and conditioning programs for male and female student athletes. Provide and/or assist coaches with technique instruction in strength training and program design within the scope of the sport. Provide Athletic Department staff and student athlete education and development in strength, conditioning, and nutrition. Assist in proper setup, use and maintenance of conditioning equipment. In addition, other duties as assigned.
The incumbent shall know, recognize and comply with the laws, policies, rules and regulations governing University and its employees, and the rules of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) and the applicable Conference, as now constituted or as they may be amended during the Term of this agreement. Employee shall take all reasonable steps to endeavor to ensure that all assistant coaches, and any other employees for whom Employee is administratively responsible, comply with aforesaid policies, rules, and regulations.
Applicants for this vacancy must have:
- A Bachelor’s Degree; - Certification as either a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) AND/OR Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified from the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa); - CPR Certification; and - A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a strength and conditioning coach
Highly qualified applicants will also have: - Experience working with the following sports: Volleyball, Baseball OR Soccer; - Experience working in strength & conditioning in a collegiate setting; - Experience developing strength and conditioning programs for all sports, both in season and off season; - Experience providing individual athletes with a custom program to meet individual strength and conditioning requirements for their sport; - Experience hiring, training, and mentoring interns; and - Experience assisting in proper setup, use, maintenance, cleaning, and storage of all strength and conditioning equipment.
All application materials will be evaluated as evidence of meeting the qualifications above. Evidence of each of the above minimum and preferred qualifications should be presented in your application materials. Evidence of ability, capacity, and proficiency should be presented through examples of your experiences, educational knowledge, and personal characteristics evidenced through examples of your actions and behaviors
Additional Salary Information: This is a 12-month full-time fixed term renewable, non-teaching Academic Staff position with expectation of continued employment. This position comes with a competitive salary and benefit package. The final annual rate offer is dependent upon the finalist’s experience and qualifications.
About University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Athletics
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus is located on Milwaukee’s upper East Side, one of the city’s most attractive residential areas. UWM Athletics currently has 300 student-athletes participating in fifteen NCAA Division I sports as part of the Horizon League Conference and has moved itself into a prominent position both regionally and nationally.