Primary Position Function/Summary: Assist the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in developing and implementing individualized conditioning programs for student-athletes in the Olympic sport program (both male and female).
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Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and implement individualized strength & conditioning program for student-athletes in assigned sport programs.
Independently manage, supervise and control the day-to-day operations of the weight room used by the sport programs assigned.
Ensure proper maintenance of equipment, including weight machines and other strength and conditioning equipment, including regular inspection, recommendation on repair/replacement as necessary.
Work compatibly and cooperatively with other strength & conditioning staff, team coaches, student-athletes and personnel in all other sports.
Includes working evenings and weekends.
Maintain knowledge of, and compliance with, specific NCAA, Big Ten Conference, and institution rules that relate to this position is required.
Chancellor; Director, Division of Intercollegiate Athletics; Senior Associate Athletics Director, Chief Integrity Officer; Head Strength Coach; Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
Application: To receive full consideration, application materials must be received on or before November 5th, 2019. Please complete your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of application, resume and names of three references and proof of academic credentials. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For further information regarding application procedures, contact Ryan Squire, firstname.lastname@example.org. Interviews may take place prior to closing date. All applications submitted by November 5th, will be given full consideration.
Position Requirements and Qualifications:
Required: Bachelor’s degree in sports management, kinesiology, recreation or related field
Preferred: Master’s degree in sport management, kinesiology, recreation or related field
Required: Minimum one year of strength and conditioning experience at the collegiate and/or professional level, either as a student-athlete or employee.
Preferred: Exercise science background. Experience in working with Women’s Soccer, Men’s and Women’s Tennis programs, either as a student-athlete or professional experience within these sports preferred. Demonstrated personal relations skills in dealing with student-athletes, peers, staff and administrative personnel.
Training, Licenses or Certifications:
Required: NSCA or CSCCa certification as well as certification in CPR/AED and First Aid.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Maintain knowledge of, and compliance with, specific NCAA, Big Ten Conference, and institution rules that related to this position is required. Evening and weekend hours may be required.
About University of Illinois
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a member of the Big Ten Conference and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.