The University of Connecticut is seeking applications and nominations for two full time positions of Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. Responsibilities will include: assisting the Director of Football Strength and Conditioning with the development and administration of the strength and conditioning programs for the UConn football program and other teams assigned by the Director of Football Strength and Conditioning; strict compliance with NCAA regulations and policies of the University and the Big East Conference; assistance with practice and game-day duties including pre-game/practice warm-ups; collaboration with Athletic Training staff as to the monitoring and rehabilitation of student-athletes with injuries; responsible for assisting with Catapult and other player load management systems, interpreting data and designing daily reports for staff; assistance with communication of strength program organization to prospective student-athletes and parents; and assist with supervisory responsibility of strength and conditioning interns.
To Apply: Please apply online at http://hr.uconn.edu/jobs/, Staff Positions, Search #495930 to upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Screening will begin immediately.
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on January 16, 2022.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree or working towards completion of degree; two years of experience as a Strength and Conditioning Coach at the collegiate level or experience as a Strength and Conditioning Coach at the professional level; Certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), CPR/First Aid certification; demonstrated knowledge of the correct application of NCAA regulations; has prior experience with teaching the power lifts, the Olympic lifts and the various forms of periodization.
Preferred Qualifications: One year of Football Strength and Conditioning Coaching experience at an FBS institution; has designed and implemented multiple sport strength and conditioning programs in the collegiate setting; experience implementing a levels based training system; has prior experience with load monitoring GPS wearable technology (Catapult) and wellness questionnaires; has experience with designing and supervising return-to-play rehabilitation programs for athletes; and possesses student-athlete development philosophies consistent with that of the Division of Athletics and its football program.
Appointment Terms: This is an 11 month appointment subject to annual renewal. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Terms and Conditions of Employment:Employment at the University of Connecticut is contingent upon the successful candidate’s compliance with the University’s Mandatory Workforce COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. This Policy states that all workforce members are required to have or obtain a Covid-19 vaccination as a term and condition of employment at UConn, unless an exemption or deferral has been approved.
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.