Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy in Portland, Maine, Saint Joseph's College is Maine's only Catholic liberal arts college. The 474-acre campus, located on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and a Division III athletic program to a population of approximately 1,000 on-campus students.
Enabling student-athletes to perform to their physical potential in their sport through the development and management of individual and group weight, strength and fitness training programs.
Designing and implementing policies and procedures for the strength and conditioning program in accordance with the NSCA Standards and Guidelines.
Developing programs by evaluating current physical conditioning.
Demonstrating proper performance of exercise and correcting mistakes.
Managing programs by monitoring progress and providing an assessment of development.
Building strong relationships through various means of communication with student-athletes, coaches, the SJC Health Center and the sports medicine doctor’s group.
Success individuals in this role will have the following education, skills and attributes:
A Bachelor’s degree, preferably with an emphasis in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, or Physical Education.
At least two years of experience in positions involving the development and management of sport-specific individual and group strength training programs for men and women.
A strong working knowledge and teaching skills in analysis and techniques of strength training.
Experience in strength and conditioning programming for College student athletes.
Knowledge of current NSCA Strength and Conditioning Professional Standards and Guidelines.
Proven training, coaching and mentoring abilities.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Must demonstrate teamwork skills and a willingness to help others.
Possesses a positive attitude to foster a cohesive working environment.