Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Strength & Conditioning
Job Category: Athletic Non-faculty
Requisition Number: 1174
Full time/Part Time: Full-Time
Working hours: Weekdays, Occasional Evenings, and Weekends
Colgate University, a Division I member of the Patriot League Conference and ECAC, seeks a highly motivated individual for the position of Assistant Director of Sports Performance. This position is a 10-month appointment with full health and retirement benefits over 12-months.
Reporting directly to the Director of Strength and Conditioning; the individual hired will be responsible for all facets of the strength & conditioning program for specified men's and women's varsity sports. This includes ensuring a safe and effective working environment in the varsity weight room, strength and conditioning program development and implementation for assigned sports and working closely with the sports medicine program within university, conference and NCAA rules and regulations. This position will represent Sports Performance as liaison with the Campus Dietitian as well as other student-athlete wellness constituents on and off campus. This position will also be responsible for coordinating sport nutrition and wellness programming and services for student-athletes across all sport programs.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date: August 1, 2017.
Qualifications (Education and Experience): - A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Health, Physical Education, Nutrition, or related field is required - Certification in one or more of the following: CSCS (NSCA), SCCC (CSCCa), USAW-SP (USAW) - Strong work ethic and excellent communication skills required - Prior coaching experience and/or graduate assistantship or internship in a Collegiate Strength & Conditioning setting
Additional Preferred Qualifications: - Master's degree in Exercise Science, Health, Physical Education, Nutrition, or related field - One year of coaching at the collegiate level - Strong background in teaching or coaching Olympic/Ground-based movements - Demonstrated knowledge of sports nutrition
Special Instructions to Applicants: - Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. - Anticipated start date is August 1, 2017. - Individuals should be prepared to travel 20-35% on an annual basis.
Colgate University is committed to the principle of institutional control in administering its athletics program in a manner consistent with the NCAA, ECAC, and Patriot League rules. Each individual involved in the athletics division is obligated to maintain competency and knowledge of the rules, to act within his or her realm of responsibility in full compliance with the governing legislation, and to report any violation of NCAA or conference rules of which he or she is aware.
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training at all levels of the employment. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.