Thursday May 26, 2011

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Thursday May 26, 2011

Benedictine University: (Head strength coach) This position is responsible for assisting the football program and the management of the University’s strength and conditioning program. It is essential to foster a cooperative work environment and provide mutual support with all constituencies and colleagues. Represent the Department of Athletics with sportsmanship, integrity and a high degree of professionalism. Responsible to assist the Offensive coordinator with scouting reports, film editing, game and practice plans, this includes coordinating film exchange with opponents. Assist in the planning, develop, and direction of all team training and conditioning activities in the traditional and nontraditional segment at a level that will place program in a position of competitive leadership in the Northern Athletics Conference. Coordinate practice field setup, assist with distribution of equipment for games and practices and schedule rooms for team meetings. Assist in the recruitment of prospective student athletes that allow program to be in a position of competitive leadership in the Northern Athletics Conference. This will include talent evaluation, coordinating mailings, telephone calls, and email exchanges, monitoring complete recruitment process, on campus and off campus in person contacts. Recruit student athletes in specified areas and/or schools as assigned by the Head Coach. Work with the Recruiting coordinator on identifying prospects and maintaining the recruiting data base. Responsible and adherence to all NCAA, Northern Athletics (NAC) and institutional rules and regulations. Develop and implement the Strength Program for Benedictine student athletes. Manage and supervise all aspects of University’s strength and conditioning program. Provide instruction in technique and safety procedures in adherence with NCAA regulations. Supervise schedule and train student workers. Monitor and access all equipment for University fitness rooms. Qualifications: Education: Bachelor degree required, Master’s preferred. Experience: Previous recruiting experience in higher education; collegiate athletics preferred. Specific Skills: Microsoft Office, Outlook and Excel knowledge. Specific Knowledge, Licenses, Certifications: Organizational skills, writing and typing skills, interpersonal skills, data entry and budget management skills and demonstrated supervisory skills. Valid driver’s license. CPR/First Aid/ AED certification. Certification in Strength Training or demonstration of progress toward certification is preferred. Supervisory Responsibility (if applicable): Supervise student workers. Working Conditions: Normal office environment. Nights and weekends required. Application Process: Please visit: https://www5.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/benedictineuniversity/PublicJobs/Canviewjobs.cfm? There you will be instructed to complete an online application, submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references. Must have permanent legal authorization to work in the U.S.A. Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.