Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Strength & Conditioning
4 Year Degree
Required Qualifications: (As evidenced by an attached resume) Bachelor's degree. Two (2) years of full time experience at the collegiate level in the area of Athletic Performance and/or Strength and Conditioning. Current certification of either C.S.C.S. (Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist) or S.C.C.C. (Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified) Certification. Understanding of NCAA Rules Compliance (played a Division I, II or III sport, coached in collegiate athletics or as a staff member in a collegiate athletic program). Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver’s License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. (***Out-of-State Applicants, see "Special Notes”).
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Exercise Science or related field. Experience in a Division 1 program. Supervision of student, intern, and/or graduate assistants. Experience with administrative responsibilities within the field (team scheduling, budget preparation & administration, facility usage, public relations, fundraising, community service and other daily operations for the program). Experience of creating team workout plans. Current First Aid Certification. Current CPR Certification. Current AED Certification.
Brief Description of Duties: The Assistant Director of Athletic Performance will work with specific sports as assigned by the Assistant AD for Athletic Performance to develop the physical strength, endurance, flexibility and agility of athletes at the Division I level. Additional responsibilities will include designing a program customized to each sport’s specific needs, maintenance of varsity weight training facility, coordination and cooperation with athletic training staff and general administrative duties. The selected candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Work with assigned athletic teams in the physical training and instruction of student-athletes which include, but is not limited to, supervising programs focusing on strength training, cardiovascular fitness, agility training and flexibility, balance, safety, physical health and wellness, and teamwork. In order to work with the teams efficiently, the incumbent must work with the staff in order to schedule the student-athletes for their sessions in the varsity weight facility throughout the summer and academic year. The Assistant Director will assist the Assistant AD for Athletic Performance in creating a positive atmosphere in the weight training facility and a culture of dedication and commitment to the strength program. The position will develop a customized year-round Athletic Performance program for assigned sports and seek guidance when necessary from the Assistant AD. This includes creating and tailoring each program to the gender, sport specific needs and physical abilities of the student-athletes.
Responsible for implementing the evaluation tool for all training and rehabilitation sessions which will gauge the progress of all student-athletes in the Athletic Performance program. This may involve providing written logs and reports to the Head Coach, Assistant AD and/or Athletic Trainers.
Organization and coordination of a wide variety of administrative tasks as assigned by the Assistant AD, which include, but not limited to, team scheduling, budget preparation & administration, facility usage, public relations, fundraising, community service and other daily operations for the program. The Assistant Director is required to work independently with various support services in the Department of Athletics and campus constituents (i.e. Athletic Training, Business Office, & Dining Services, etc.) in carrying out these tasks.
Responsible for the upkeep of the equipment in the Athletic weight facilities during and following training sessions at which he/she is the supervisor. He/She will make recommendations to the Assistant AD concerning needs in this area.
Other duties as assigned.
This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
***Out-of-State Applicants: Please note as a condition of employment and in order for this position to be tendered, the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of a valid license and driving abstract from the state issuing the license within five business days of a conditional offer and must obtain a NYS driver's license within 30 days of acceptance of offer.
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