Strength & Conditioning Coach / Fitness Center Manager
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Location: New York, New York
Salary: 58,000 - 65,000
Coaching - Strength & Conditioning
Professional Development funding available. Pension - institution contributes 5% of base salary. Full health insurance benefits.
4 Year Degree
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES/PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES:
- Manage the fitness center operations, including maintenance, policies, and staffing.
- Develop and run fitness programs for recreational activities using all athletics facilities to engage the college community.
- Develops, instructs, coaches, and monitors performance training of varsity athletic teams in collaboration with each head coach
- Design Sports Specific Strengthening & Conditioning program to fit each individual athletic program.
- Design’s training programs to maximize physical performance by using various training methods and modes. Prepares dynamic warm-ups, flexibility routines, and testing.
- Instructs proper resistance training exercises in order to be specific to that individual’s needs. Teaches technique and speed development.
- Data entry of strength, speed, and conditioning test results, athlete nutritional analyses, and other data as necessary.
- Collaborates with athletic trainers with rehabilitation of student-athletes.
- Foresees potential risks of injury and take preventative measures.
- Administers basic life support and other appropriate first-aid procedures to individuals in need of immediate care in an effort to sustain life and/or reduce the extent of injury and pain, as specified by the American Red Cross.
- Demonstrates equipment maintenance skills in order to provide a safe training environment for individuals.
- Other duties as assigned or needed.
Bachelor’s Degree required; Preferred focus in Exercise Science, Kinesiology or related field;
NCSA CSCS Certification required;
2-5 years working with collegiate student-athletes required;
CPR, AED, and First Aid Certification required;
Proven success in all areas of strength and conditioning programming;
High energy and growth mindset are critical attributes for success with the John Jay Bloodhounds
The John Jay College of Criminal Justice Athletics Department provides a comprehensive, competitive and fulfilling program in which all can feel pride, commitment and affiliation. The Department represents an exemplary model of intercollegiate athletics where athletic excellence is sought within the context of full support for the institution’s academic mission. Our goal is to attract, retain and graduate the finest student-athletes who in turn become loyal, supportive and proud alumni. The John Jay Athletics Department serves 14 intercollegiate sports and approximately 200 student-athletes. The Department also consists of Recreation and Intramurals, to create an educational environment producing social and fitness rewards.