•Stay current on latest trends in the field through professional development, research and speaking to leaders in the industry.
•Establish and implement short and long-range organizational goals, objectives, policies, and procedures; monitors and evaluates operational and budgetary effectiveness.
•Clearly communicates and implements performance expectations and operational standards with staff.
•Implement an objective and quantifiable system to evaluate both student-athletes and staff.
•Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Teach skills related to strength and conditioning regimes.
•Track progress of student-athletes and provide information on a frequent basis to coaching staff. Maintain a structured training program and environment.
•Teach sports performance techniques and knowledge to student-athletes and coaches in order to develop them physically and help them win championships on the field of play. Work with varsity Olympic sports teams and its coaching staffs to develop plans and programs for individual sport requirements.
Support the well-being of the student-athlete.
•Offer information and feedback to student-athletes and coaches in a timely manner. Communication needs to be formal and informal.
•Collaborate with Sports Medicine, Team Physician and Physical Therapists on rehabilitation strategies and return to play protocols for athletes. Work with Sports Performance coaches to incorporate injury prevention exercises in workouts and practices.
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a field related to Exercise Science, Physiology, Kinesiology or related fields. 1 year of experience developing and maintaining strength and conditioning programs for student-athletes at the intercollegiate level, Division I preferred. Current certifications from NSCA or CSCS, CPR, AED and First Aid certifications required. Knowledge of rules and regulation of the NCAA, Mid-American Conference and the State University of New York at Buffalo. Fulfills high levels of expectations with attention to detail and commitment for excellence. Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart information to a diverse group of individuals. Ability to use computer applications to create individualized training programs and analyze statistical data to enhance athletic performance. Outstanding interpersonal and problem solving skills to communicate objectives effectively, and constructively address and solve problems to foster a cooperative work environment.
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