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Strength Scoop - Friday September 20, 2019

Thursday September 19, 2019


Aurora (D-III - CA): Aurora University, a NCAA Division III institution, invites applications for a graduate assistant in Strength & Conditioning. This is a 12-month position beginning in Summer 2020. The responsibilities include coordination of assigned teams’ training schedules; supervision of lifts, conditioning sessions, and other training events; establishment and maintenance of proper communication with sport coaches, athletic trainers, athletics staff, and the strength & conditioning staff; designing training programs and making necessary modifications when needed; teaching and executing proper technique of lifts and drills; exercise science lab supervision and management; assisting university faculty and staff in research investigations; assisting with the maintenance and upkeep of training facilities; adherence to all Aurora University, NCAA, and Conference rules/regulations; assisting strength & conditioning coaches in testing and monitoring athletes as needed; and performance of any other duties as may be assigned. This position will report directly to the Director of Strength & Conditioning. Application procedures:To apply for the graduate assistantship, please send resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references including name, telephone and email address to Interested applicants must also apply and be admitted to the Master of Exercise Science program on the main campus. For more information regarding admission to the graduate program at Aurora University. Requirements; Current national certification: CSCS by the NSCA, SCCC by the CSCCa, &/or USAW. AED/CPR/First Aid certification required. Previous exposure to lab equipment and sports performance technology including a metabolic cart, Bod Pod, EMG, force plates, and Team BuildR is preferred. Possess a strong knowledge base on training methods with previous experience in Olympic lifts and facility management. Have obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field.