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Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

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Position Information

Working Title Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
Department Athletic Training & Risk Mgt
Compensation Title
Position Number 30017680
Position Status Regular
Work Schedule

Varies, nights and weekends will be required.

Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University embraces inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.

Purpose of Position

The Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach will assist the Director of Sports Performance/Basketball Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in providing for the health and safety of student-athletes and the athletics staff. This position is designed to prepare the individual to become a head strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level and holds the responsibility of insuring compliance with the NCAA, Horizon League regulations, Commonwealth of Kentucky statutes, and Northern Kentucky University policies and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities

Regular Duties, include but not limited to:
• Design, organize and implement year-round Strength & Conditioning Programs for sports assigned to them by the Director of Sports Performance/Basketball Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.
• Design, organize, implement, supervise, and administer multi-faceted training protocols and modalities that are orthopedically safe and physiologically sound for student-athletes.
• Monitor, inspect, and insure athletics weight room equipment and facilities are maintained to protect the health and safety of student-athletes, athletics and university staff, and individuals.
• Assist Director of Sports Performance/Basketball Head Strength and Conditioning Coach with the scheduling of all team and individual strength & conditioning training sessions in cooperation with head coaches.
• Directly work with sport coaches on team strength & conditioning schedules, team physical and mental development tactics, and team motivation drills.
• Maintain records for student-athletes including but not limited to: individual weights, body mass index, body fat, weight programs.
• Communicate with athletic training staff to review injury reports, assist with the modification of training protocols, and progress injured student-athletes from injured –to- full go status.
• Schedule individual meetings with student-athletes to establish and review training / development goals
• Administer and evaluate performance tests
• Carry out all actions with adherence and respect to the philosophy, mission statement, and goals of Northern Kentucky University, the Athletic Department, and NCAA.
• Maintain a working knowledge and execute all actions in compliance with the policies and procedures set forth by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the Horizon League, and Northern Kentucky University.
• Enforce all Strength & Conditioning Facility Rules and Regulations
• Aid in the nutrition education and guidance for all sports programs.
• Assist the Director of Sports Performance/Basketball Head Strength and Conditioning Coach with the development, supervision, and evaluation of undergraduate student intern program including hiring, training and mentoring throughout the semester.

Qualifications

Bachelors Degree required, Masters Degree preferred.

2 years of experience required.

CSCS certification required; SCCC certification preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately. To ensure consideration submit application materials by September 6, 2017. Position will remain open until filled.

Any candidate offered this position is required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Education Master's Degree
Minimum Experience 2 years
Salary
Pay Grade S67

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number 2017S797
Job Open Date 08/29/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Quick Link http://jobs.nku.edu/postings/6161
Is this an internal only posting?

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. References
Optional Documents