NOTICE OF POSITION VACANCY University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Division of Intercollegiate Athletics
Position: Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Twelve month, 100% Academic Professional Appointment The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu. PRIMARY POSITION FUNCTION/SUMMARY: Assist the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in developing and implementing individualized conditioning programs for student-athletes in the Olympic sport programs. Responsibilities: 1. Develop and implement individualized strength & conditioning programs for student-athletes in assigned sport programs 2. Independently manage, supervise and control the day-to-day operation of the weight room used by the sport programs assigned. 3. Ensure proper maintenance of equipment, including weight machines and other strength and conditioning equipment, including regular inspection, recommendation on repair/replacement as necessary 4. Work compatibly and cooperatively with other strength & conditioning staff, team coaches, student-athletes and personnel in all other sports. 5. Includes working evenings and weekends performing duties during scheduled team and student athlete practice or conditioning sessions, and competitions, as assigned based on sport program. 6. Maintain knowledge of, and compliance with, specific NCAA, Big Ten Conference, and institution rules that relate to this position is required.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications. Starting Date: As soon as possible. Application: Applications and nominations will be accepted until all positions are filled, and review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit materials prior to March 21, 2019. Applications not submitted through http://jobs.illinois.edu will not be considered. Candidate must upload a letter of application and resume. Online application will require the names and contact information for three references. For further information regarding application procedures, contact: Jim Zielinski, email@example.com Interviews may take place prior to closing date, but no selection will be made until after closing date. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
Position Requirements and Qualifications: Education: Required: Bachelor’s degree in sport management, kinesiology, recreation or related field required. Preferred: Master’s degree preferred.
Experience: Required: Minimum one year of strength and conditioning experience at the collegiate and/or professional level, either as a student-athlete or employee required. Preferred: Experience in working with Men’s and Women’s Track and Field, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Men’s Tennis programs preferred, either as a student-athlete or professional experience within these sports preferred.
Training, Licenses or Certifications: Required: N.S.C.A. or C.S.C.C.A certification required. Certified in First Aid, CPR and AED
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Demonstrated personal relations skills in dealing with student-athletes, peers, staff and administrative personnel.
Internal Number: A1900116
About University of Illinois, Division of Intercollegiate Athletics
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a member of the Big Ten Conference and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.