Manhattan College, an NCAA Division I institution and member of the Metro-Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), is seeking applications for vacant position of Graduate Assistant for the Strength and Conditioning unit of the Athletic Department.
The successful candidate will report directly to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of the strength and conditioning program including but not limited to: program design and implementation for assigned teams, meetings with sport coaches and sports medicine staff, facility management, equipment maintenance, daily set up and break down, etc.
The successful candidate must be committed to assist in managing the program within the guidelines of the NCAA, MAAC and Manhattan College Department of Intercollegiate Athletic policies and procedures and will be expected to work cooperatively with all constituencies and campus units. This position requires working early mornings, nights, weekends, and occasional holidays.
To be considered for the position, interested candidates must be accepted into one of the offered graduate programs as well as submit a cover letter, resume, and references. Applications and materials should be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of complete applications will begin immediately.
Compensation: This is a 10 month appointment beginning on August 1st and ending May 31st. The assistantship includes tuition remission up to 18 academic credits per Manhattan College fiscal year, housing, and stipend.
Required qualification: (1) Bachelor’s degree in exercise science, (2) a nationally recognized certification (SCCC) by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association and/or (CSCS) by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and (3) certified in AED/CPR and First Aid. All candidates must have strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with all members of the college community.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous work experience in strength and conditioning at the intercollegiate Division 1 level.
Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply, as well as those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V.