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Friday July 17, 2015

Friday July 17, 2015

Virginia State: The Virginia State University Football Strength and Conditioning department is accepting applications for a VOLUNTEER, unpaid internship for the Fall 2015 semester. The candidate must have a strong passion for the sports performance field, and desire to continue to grow as a strength and conditioning coach. The successful candidate will receive hands-on experience working with a NCAA Division II football team, with the possibility of being assigned additional teams. Volunteer duties will include assisting in the day to day operations of the facility, assistance with administrative duties, cleaning and maintenance duties, set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout, as well as participation in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship. Preferred qualifications: Currently have or in the process of obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in the strength and conditioning/exercise science field, an SCCC or CSCS certification (preferably), and CPR/AED certifications. To apply, please submit a copy of your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Aaron Mehl, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for football at amehl@vsu.edu.

Pittsburg State (D-II - KS): Pittsburg State is accepting applications for the position of graduate assistant for strength training and nutrition. Position Duties and Responsibilities: Under general direction, implements, conducts, and monitors strength and conditioning; assists with rehabilitation of injured athletes; assists in management of strength and conditioning facility. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required; previous experience in strength and conditioning preferred or related experience. Previous experience with nutrition or a degree in nutrition HIGHLY RECOMMENEDED. National Strength and Conditional Association and Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association certification preferred. Approximate Start Date: August 17, 2015 Additional Information: Pittsburg State University is an accredited, comprehensive, state-supported institution in southeastern Kansas, enrolling approximately 7,200 students annually. The institution has Colleges in the fields of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Technology. For more information see: http://www.pittstate.edu . Pittsburg has a population of approximately 19,000 residents and is located in southeast Kansas, about thirty miles from Joplin, Missouri, which has a metropolitan area population of about 60,000 residents. Kansas City is located 120 miles north; Tulsa, Oklahoma is 125 miles southwest; Wichita is 160 miles west; and Springfield, Missouri is 95 miles east. For more information see this link. All applications must be submitted via e-mail. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and the names, phone numbers, addresses and e-mail addresses of three professional references, including a current or former supervisor by email to mbnelson@pittstate.edu. Application Deadline: For first consideration, applications are to be submitted and received by August 1, 2015. Applications will be reviewed as received. Position is open until filled.