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Strength Scoop - Thursday July 21, 2016

Thursday July 21, 2016

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Southwest Baptist: The Southwest Baptist University Athletics Department is now accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning. This is a two year position intended to start the 2016 academic year as soon as possible. Compensation includes full tuition waiver and monthly stipend. Responsibilities: assisting in all aspects of the Athletic Performance program, design and implementation of sport specific training programs for assigned teams; ability to effectively teach and execute proper technique of lifts and drills; supervision of team workouts; assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the Athletic Performance Facility & compliance with all appropriate university, Conference, and NCAA Rules/Regulations. Required qualifications include strong work ethic, completion of an undergraduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional in the collegiate or professional setting. Preferred qualifications include working toward or already obtained a certification from an accredited strength and conditioning organization (CSCCa, NSCA, USAW, etc.), possess CPR/AED and First Aid certification, and experience working in a college or university weight room with various teams and hours. Applicants must be admitted into the graduate program prior to start date. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and athletic performance/strength and conditioning related technology is encouraged. Applications will be taken until the position is filled. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Director of Compliance, Karen Henson at khenson@sbuniv.edu. No phone calls please.

Hanover (D-III - IN): Hanover College, a selective Division III liberal arts college in southern Indiana, invites applicants for a Strength & Condition Football Intern Coach for fall of 2016. Responsibilities include: supervision of the football training in-season and off-season programs, assisting with daily practices as a defensive assistant. Preferred qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification will be given top consideration. This paid intern position includes a $9,000 stipend and housing with a work schedule from August through May. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and three recommendation contacts including phone numbers electronically to hr@hanover.edu.

Gardner-Webb: The Gardner-Webb University Athletic Performance Department is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director of Athletic Performance (Strength & Conditioning). Gardner-Webb University is a private, Christian, Baptist-related university in Boiling Springs, NC home to 22 NCAA Division I Athletics Programs in the Big South, SOCON, & CCSA Conferences. This is a 12-month Full -Time appointment with salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience. The intended start date is August 2016. The position is subject to a university background check. Responsibilities: Assisting in all aspects of the Gardner-Webb Athletic Performance program, design and implementation of sport specific training programs for 3-4 assigned sports teams with the ability to assist/travel with Football. The position has been assigned Baseball, Women’s Basketball & Volleyball in previous years, but candidates past working experiences & strengths will be taken into account in assignment of specific teams. Help mentor current/future Graduate Assistants, Interns, & Volunteer Athletic Performance coaches. Ability to effectively teach and execute proper technique of lifts and drills; supervision of team workouts; assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the Athletic Performance Facility & compliance with all appropriate university, Big South Conference, and NCAA Rules/Regulations. Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred) in an appropriate area of specialization with at least two years of experience in Athletic Performance (Strength & Conditioning) at the NCAA, professional or Olympic level. CSCCa (SCCC), NSCA (CSCS), USAW, PES or FMS, as well as CPR / AED certification required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs & Athletic Performance (Strength & Conditioning) related technology is highly encouraged. If interested, please email or mail cover letter, resume, and list of 3 professional references to Director of Athletic Performance Chris McCormick at cmccormick1@gardner-webb.edu. Review of applications will be ongoing until position is filled.