| Job Description or Duties: The Director of Sport Performance will work closely with the Director of Athletics in the overall leadership of an NCAA Division II program. This individual will assist in planning, developing, implementing, communicating and administering the goals of this position in order to help fulfill University and Department objectives. Exhibiting behavior that enhances the respect for student-athletes, the athletics program, the University, oneself and in professional responsibilities will be expected. This individual is required to assist in the direction and control of athletics in accordance with NCAA, MIAA, and University rules and regulations. Violation of NCAA, Conference or University rules on the part of Athletic Department personnel may result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Serve as the Director of Sport Performance for all 17 varsity intercollegiate athletic sports teams by providing: • Leadership, oversight and implementation of strength and conditioning programs on a year-round basis. • Oversight of yearly budget and purchasing for weight room equipment as well as scheduling the maintenance and repair of all equipment. • Administration of the year-round nutritional program for all student-athletes. • Compliance with all NCAA and MIAA rules as they relate to the Department of Strength and Conditioning. • Positive and motivating workout environment and culture. Instruct, monitor and evaluate the strength and conditioning, speed, and agility programs for all sport teams. Ensure fundamental instruction and safety for student-athletes. Ensure and teach proper safety measures and proper oversight of weight training facilities. Communicate and collaborate with head coaches on a regular basis to facilitate scheduling, organizing and training needs and goals of the respective sport programs. Design, implement, teach and demonstrate team and individual strength and conditioning programs based on position, skill level and coaching staff expectations. Collaborate effectively with Sports Medicine personnel to ensure student-athletes are appropriately managed, cared for and given proper pre- and post-rehabilitation programs. Direct and instruct any full-time, part-time strength and conditioning coaches, graduate assistants and/or interns, volunteers, and work-study personnel on all sport performance-related issues. Provide presentations to student-athletes and parents during on-campus recruiting visits. Positively and effectively communicating with all student-athletes, coaches, staff, faculty, prospective student-athletes and their families, alumni, supporters and friends of the program. Other duties as assigned. |
Application review begins 10/19/2016. For more information about the position contact: Paul Plinske, email@example.com.
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