The University of Missouri, a Division I Institution and proud member of the SEC, is now accepting applications for a full-time, benefit eligible position of Assistant Director - Athletic Performance for Olympic Sports. Responsibilities for this position will include the training of student athletes in proper strength, speed, agility and plyometric techniques as well as flexibility and recovery techniques; work with coaching staff to develop individualized programs in speed, strength, movement and conditioning for student-athletes; assist in supervising duties given to graduate assistant and/or interns; develop and maintain open communication with sport coach and/or sport administrator regarding sport program(s); understand and model the Athletic Department goals as set forth by the Athletic Director; research publications, journals, etc., and attend various clinics and conventions to keep up to date on new methods, technologies and areas related to athletic performance; be prepared to fulfill all responsibilities of the Director for Athletic Performance in his/her absence; cooperate and collaborate with sports medicine staff, nutrition staff, academic support services, student-athletes and other department personnel; assist with clean up and maintenance of weight room equipment and related facilities. To view a full job description and/or to apply for this position, please visit: http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/index Please reference Job ID#: 24267 The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff
Preferred: Master's degree in physical education, exercise science or a related area or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities may be acquired. Experience working with Olympic sport(s) programs at the collegiate and/or professional level.
Required: Must have and maintain certification through one or all of the following: National Strength & Conditioning Specialists (NSCA) or Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist ( CSCS) or Certified Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association ( CSCCA). Additionally, incumbant must have and maintain the following certifications: CPR, AED and First Aid.
The University of Missouri - Columbia, is located midway between Kansas City and St. Louis and has a current enrollment of approximately 32,000 students. The city of Columbia (pop. 120,000) is also home to Columbia College and Stephens College and is consistently nationally ranked as one of the most affordable communities in which to reside. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, is hom...e to 20 sports and employs approximately 225 full-time and 450 part-time individuals. The University of Missouri seeks a diverse work force and is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action, pro disabled and veteran employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. The university will recruit and employ qualified personnel and will provide equal opportunities during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified person with a disability.