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Strength Scoop

Tuesday July 8, 2008 2nd Update

Northwestern State University (LA): Natchitoches, Louisiana. Sports Performance Assistant (Graduate Assistant). Job Description: One (1) ten-month positions are currently available. Sports Performance Assistants will aid in all areas of strength and conditioning instruction with NCAA Division I Southland Conference athletes. Candidates are also required to spend 20 hours a week working in NSU's Health and Human Performance program. Qualifications: 2.5 Cumulative Undergraduate GPA and over an 800 on the GRE. Graduate assistant must be enrolled full-time (9 hours/semester) in the Health and Human Performance graduate program, and have practical knowledge of exercise technique instruction. Experience with the Conjugated Periodization and Olympic lifts helpful. The candidate will assist in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs by designing and administering workouts for their assigned team(s). Compensation Graduate Assistant will receive $10,000 in the form of salary or tuition reimbursement over the ten-month period, as well as in-state tuition. Summer compensation is also available. Deadline: All information and graduate school paperwork must be received ASAP. Assistants will begin work ASAP. How to Apply All inquiries should be directed to: Brian Hill, Interim Director of Sports Performance by E-mailing a cover letter, resume and a list of three references to: Applicants must review the following form: