St. Lawrence University invites applications for a Fitness Center Director/Division III Strength and Conditioning Coach. This is a 12-month, administrative appointment. This position is responsible for program administration, shared supervision of a clerical assistant, and hiring/managing a student work force. Candidates must provide expert knowledge and leadership in fitness center management and strength and conditioning for a competitive intercollegiate program, fostering a positive student, faculty/staff, and student-athlete experience.
- Responsibility for the oversite of 8,000 square-foot fitness center, a 5,000 square-foot Strength and Conditioning venue, and a 3000 square-foot multi-purpose exercise space.
- Develop and maintain Community and Corporate partners fitness center memberships and relationships.
- Hiring and oversite of fitness instructors and personal trainers
- Continue and develop initiatives for revenue generating classes within the multiple purpose room.
- Direct program operations and assist in the development and monitoring of individual and team weight training and conditioning programs.
- Lead conditioning simulations and exercises for athletic teams, provide information, and consult with student-athletes regarding safe weightlifting and conditioning techniques.
- Monitor general fitness center and team training facilities and equipment to ensure safe and operable conditions.
- Operate within allotted program budgets and manage program purchases.
- Bachelor’s degree required in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Physical Education or related field (Master’s degree preferred)
- Current strength and conditioning certification from a nationally recognized program such as Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC), or National Council on Strength and Fitness Certified Strength Coach (CSC)
- Current First Aid/CPR/AED certification
- Ability to contribute to a positive work environment.
- Ability to plan, develop, and coordinate multiple projects.
- Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and manage confidential information.
- Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse employees and the student body.
- Demonstrated commitment to student-athlete character development.
- Ability to communicate and organize with student-athletes within the rules and regulations of the Liberty League, other conference affiliations, and the NCAA.
- Ability to set challenging goals and seek continuous improvement.
- Ability to demonstrate leadership characteristics within athletics and throughout the university.
Three years strength and conditioning experience at the high school or collegiate level, preferred.
Interested applicants must apply online at http://employment.stlawu.edu uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Brian Atkins, Assistant Athletic Director/DIII Compliance/Head Athletic Trainer at email@example.com.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.
St. Lawrence University policy requires all employees and students to be up to date with available vaccinations against Covid-19 including, as applicable, a booster shot. Individuals may apply for a medical or religious exemption from this policy.
Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is a competitive NCAA Division III liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity, and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.
The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu.