Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Strength & Conditioning
4 Year Degree
Responsibility A: To lead and develop the Strength and Conditioning program within the framework of the mission of the university and the intercollegiate athletic department.
1. Read and follow all provisions as outlined by the Policies and Procedures Manual of the University and the Intercollegiate Athletic Department 2. Respond to all administrative correspondence in the requested time frame and attend all staff meetings 3. Submit a projected yearly budget and stay within budgeted allotments as set by the Athletic Director and Institution 4. Know the rules and regulations of the NCAA and Conference to ensure compliance with departmental, University, conference, and national policies 5. Promote unity within the Athletic Department by working in corporation together and by supporting all University personnel
Responsibility B: To establish an environment in which student-athletes develop as well as grow spiritually, academically, socially and athletically.
1. Maintain the development and welfare of the student-athlete as the number one priority of the program 2. Provide leadership that promotes positive Christian attitudes and good sportsmanship with all student-athletes 3. Work with student-athletes in a fair, understanding, tolerant, sympathetic, and patient manner 4. To student-athletes, provide instruction and spiritual guidance that will lead to positive values, acceptable behavior, and self-discipline consistent with the philosophy of athletics; motivate the team for maximum performance by utilizing motivational philosophies that meet the needs of students and that are consistent with Athletic Program philosophy
Responsibility C: To develop, establish, and maintain a successful program within the framework of the mission of the University and the Intercollegiate Athletic Department.
1. Maintain up-to-date information of sport regulations, rule changes, and NCAA policies 2. Submit yearly budget to the Athletic Director and keep current on all program expenditures to ensure compliance with program budget 3. Develop in each student-athlete a respect for University property and its care 4. Work with the Athletic Director in setting goals and objectives for the Athletic Department; act in a wise and prudent manner when the Athletic Director is not available 5. Assist in the recruitment and selection of staff personnel and in the development of roles and responsibilities 6. Effectively manage time in a demanding work environment 7. Adhere to all institutional, Conference, and NCAA bylaws and regulations 8. Ensure the physical, emotional, and social welfare of student-athletes 9. Establish and ensure a safe environment for student-athletes 10. Understand and agree to abide by the mission of the Athletic Department
Responsibility D: Perform all other duties and/or responsibilities as needed and/or as assigned by the Athletic Director and/or University administration.
1. Design, implement, conduct and monitor strength and conditioning activities 2. Determine team work out schedules in the weight room 3. Provide injury prevention techniques 4. Coordinate student-athlete rehabilitation injuries 5. Assist in maintaining the strength and conditioning facility 6. Oversight of daily operations of fitness/weight room facilities for student-athletes strength, conditioning and rehabilitation programs will be under the consultation of the sports medicine team 7. Work collaboratively with each head coach to determine day-to-day strength and conditioning programming and rehabilitative needs for student-athletes emphasizing proper strength and conditioning techniques in addition to, but not limited to, maintaining compliance with all NCAA Division II rules while demonstrating a commitment to student-athlete welfare
Certified through a nationally recognized strength and conditioning program such as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or a Collegiate Strength or Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA) as required by the NCAA.
Experience and demonstrated ability in the design and implementation of safe and effective strength programs for a variety of sports
Knowledge of medical terminology and strength and conditioning equipment
No NCAA major violations
Strong communication skills
Ability to maintain/obtain a California Driver's License and campus defensive driving certification
Ability to maintain/obtain CPR, First Aid and AED certification
Ability to travel and work weekends
Knowledge of all Conference and NCAA bylaws
Ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body
High degree of interpersonal skills to represent the University, train and administer in a warm and effective manner
Able to anticipate ebb and flow of office work and delegate work accordingly
Capable of supervising the work of others
Capable of working without supervision
Ability to inspire others to work together to get the work done
Ability to supervise graduate assistants or other employees
Awareness that behavior and dress should be appropriate for the environment of a Christian university
About Concordia University Irvine
CUI is a Lutheran higher education institution committed to helping students develop a wise mind, honorable heart, and cultivated character. CUI has 24 athletic teams. 19 are NCAA Division II and 5 are club sports.