UCF Athletics at the University of Central Florida, an NCAA Division I institution and American Athletic Conference (The American) member, is seeking applications for the position of Sports Performance Assistant.
Under the direction of the Director of Sports Performance, the selected candidate assists in the day-to-day management of the athletics sports performance program within UCF, Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the daily oversight of sports performance programming for nationally competitive programs. As coordinator for designated sports, the selected individual must be able to prepare a program and teach, demonstrate, and supervise proper techniques for strength, speed, conditioning, and flexibility exercises within the program, while maintaining a safe training environment.
Minimum qualifications: Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two (2) years of appropriate experience. CSCCa (SCCC) or NSCA (CSCS), as well as CPR / AED certification required. Prefer strength and conditioning experience at the Division I level or higher. Strong attention to detail and communication (written/verbal) skills also preferred. As a staff member of UCF Athletics, the selected candidate will be a person of integrity and character who shares a commitment for knowing and complying with NCAA, Conference, and institutional rules as they apply to the UCF Athletics program.
Cover letter, resume, and three professional references will be accepted until the position is filled.
Note: the person selected for this position will be employed by UCF Athletics, which is a Direct Support Organization (DSO) of the University of Central Florida.
About UCF Athletics
The University of Central Florida is a metropolitan public research university located in Orlando. UCF is a member institution of the State University System of Florida, and is currently one of the largest universities in the country. UCF Athletics sponsors 16 intercollegiate sports programs at the NCAA Division I level and competes as a member of American Athletic Conference (The American).
UCF Athletics is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity, and fosters an environment that is welcoming, inclusive, and supportive for all members of our community. We are committed to developing a culture of leadership through our employees and student-athletes, embracing the backgrounds, life experiences, and perspectives that each individual brings to UCF Athletics in Our Quest for Excellence. Qualified women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. To learn more about UCF and Athletics, please visit our websites at www.ucf.edu and www.ucfknights.com.