- Design and implement strength training and conditioning programs in-season, off-season, and pre-season for all sanctioned athletic programs using research based practices and in accordance with NACA Strength and Conditioning Professional Standards guidelines that enables athletes to perform to their physical potential.
- Reduces the likelihood of sports-related injuries or aggravation of existing injuries during practice sessions and scheduled contests, directing appropriate pre-training session and pre-contest preparations and warm ups, and working with qualified sports medicine personnel or athletic trainers.
- Leads by example and promotes a positive image of the athletics program and the College by participating in community and professional organizations, representing the department at professional meetings and on committees, establishing and maintaining credible relations with campus and community constituents.
- Abides by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and ODAC rules, academic standards, requirements, and policies of the College and department. Promptly reports concerns of compromise or violation of rules, standards, guidelines, or policies to the Director of Athletics.
Education, Experience, Skills, and Abilities:
- Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree preferred with an emphasis in exercise science, exercise physiology, or physical education.
- At least 2 years of experience is required in progressively responsible positions involving the development and management of sport-specific individual and group strength training programs for all genders.
- Experience with development and management of strength training programs at the college level is preferred.
- A current relevant professional certification credentialed by an independent agency such as the NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification.
- Current standard first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and automated external defibrillation (AED) certifications.
- A strong working knowledge and teaching skills in analysis and techniques of strength training
- Strong motivational abilities.