Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Strength & Conditioning
4 Year Degree
Boise State University invites interested applicants for the position of Assistant Director, Sports Performance Coach. The successful applicant will become part of our team as we build a Metropolitan Research University of Distinction. The individual in this position is responsible for assisting the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Performance, Health & Wellness with designing and implementing Sports Performance programs to 17 different Olympic Sports Programs. Any violation of a conference or NCAA regulation, as well as those policies of the University, could cause dismissal of a participant or staff member, as well as, create negative publicity and/or conference or NCAA standings to the program and institution.
If you are interested in this position: Please upload to your application a resume that includes employment history (including dates of employment) and three professional references with contact information. In place of a cover letter, please answer the four (4) questions below on a word document and upload to your application.
In 100 words or less, describe what collaboration looks like to you between Sports Medicine, Sports Performance, Sports Nutrition, and Mental Health.
List 3 character traits that you think define you as a professional and as a person.
In 100 words or less, describe the ideal work setting for you.
In as few words as possible, please define what the words below mean to you in a sports performance setting working with student-athletes and other professionals. For example, we believe in order to perform at your highest level you must be extremely focused in everything that you do. From the how you train in the weight room, to how you watch film, to how you study for a class, you must be focused in all these areas in order to perform at a high level when called upon.
Our vibrant, metropolitan university is proud to be located in the heart of Boise, Idaho. This “City of Trees” features a blend of Northwest food culture, fine arts, and exciting outdoor opportunities for recreation. In Boise, it’s possible to start your morning with a hike in the desert foothills and have lunch at a modern fusion restaurant that sources all of its food locally. By afternoon, you’re cycling the 25-mile Boise Greenbelt, enjoying Class 3 or 4 whitewater rafting, or snowboarding at the Bogus Basin Ski Resort. You can cap off your night by seeing an indie rock band play at the historic Egyptian Theater or take in a performance at the Idaho Shakespeare Festival. Boise is consistently ranked as a bike and pedestrian friendly city. Downtown shopping and nightlife, the Boise Art Museum, the Capital City Farmer’s Market, and impressive community parks and foothills are all within comfortable walking or biking distance from the Boise State campus. Boise enjoys a semi-arid, dry and sunny summer climate, and temperate winters with snow-capped mountains perfect for enjoying winter sports.
Boise State University is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications and nominations of women, persons of color, and members of other underrepresented groups. EEO/AA Institution, Veterans preference. Please visit http://hrs.boisestate.edu/resources/eeoaa/ for more information.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Help plan and deliver yearly performance programs to 17 different Olympic Sport Programs.
Be a collaborative member of the Sports Performance, Health & Wellness team.
Monitor and track student-athlete progress during the overall year.
Effectively Coach weight training sessions, speed, agility and conditioning sessions.
The ideal candidate will possess:
A strong work ethic.
Extensive sports performance knowledge and teaching experience.
A desire to find ways to better themselves personally and professionally.
An ability to teach and coach and at a high level.
A strong desire to be a part of a team and a program.
Minimum Qualifications (Including Certificates and Licenses):
One (1) to two (2) years of experience working at the collegiate level in sports performance
Current Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association or Strength and Conditioning Coach Certification from the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association
CPR and First Aid certification (must be completed within one month of hire)
Three (3) to four (4) years of experience working at the collegiate level in sports performance
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: For more information visit: http://hrs.boisestate.edu/careers/benefits/