The Strength and Conditioning Coach is responsible for establishing and maintaining a strength and conditioning program for all sports, with the three major goals of improving athletic performance, reducing athletic injuries, and teaching lifelong fitness and movement skills. The Strength and Conditioning Coach devises training plans according to sound scientific principles, supervises training sessions, evaluates athletes, maintains athlete records, and teaches strength and conditioning classes as needed. The Strength and Conditioning Coach meets regularly with sport coaches to determine what the athletes need to work on. If working with an injured athlete engaged in rehabilitation, the Strength and Conditioning Coach will consult with the sports medicine or athletic training staff. The Strength and Conditioning Coach is responsible for maintaining the strength and conditioning facility, and for establishing policies, plans, and procedures for the safe and professional operation of the facility.
Emphasis on the following sports: M/W Basketball, Volleyball, Bowling, Golf, Football, Wrestling, and Sport Shooting.
Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field.
A current relevant professional certification credentialed by an independent accreditation agency—Preferred CSCS or NASM
Current standard first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and automated external defibrillation (AED) certifications
A strong working knowledge and teaching skills in analysis and techniques of strength training. Experience and/or expertise in strength and conditioning programming for College Athletics.
Ability to demonstrate the appropriate skills and techniques to be used by the athletes. Ability to visually monitor athletes. Sitting, standing, lifting and carrying (up to 50 pounds), reaching, squatting, climbing stairs, kneeling, and moving equipment/boxes up to 50 lbs.
Use hands to operate a computer keyboard, telephone and other basic office equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear and use a phone. Reading, writing, calculating, social interaction skills, strong management and organizational skills, reasoning/analysis, ability work with minimal supervision, high degree of problem-solving, decision-making, and high degree of interpersonal skills is required. Work is performed in an indoor/outdoor environment, in gymnasiums and other athletic facilities. Hiring process includes ability to pass a background check, a valid U.S Driver’s license and a good driving record.
Benefits: Iowa Western Community College offers an outstanding benefits package, including generous employer paid health, dental, life, disability plans and up to $2500 toward a Health Savings Account. Our retirement program includes the IPERS Pension Plan or TIAA with 9.44% employer contribution. We believe in work/life balance and employees get great perks, including free access to our brand-new Wellness Center and fitness classes (at no cost to employees and their spouses), paid vacation, sick leave, and up to 17 paid holidays per year, plus discounts on campus and other major retailers. Tuition Reimbursement is offered to all employees and their families and Tuition Assistance for employees equals thousands of dollars paid by IWCC toward an education at Iowa Western! We offer a quality of life that is hard to match in the metro area! Come explore the possibilities at IWCC, where “The World Is Waiting”!
Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination It is the policy of Iowa Western Community College to provide equal educational opportunities and not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, AIDS/HIV status, citizenship, or medical condition, or any other protected class, as those terms are defined under applicable laws, in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices.Questions or complaints? Contact Title IX and Equal Opportunity Coordinator, Reanna Heim, or ADA Coordinator, Samantha Larson, email@example.com, 712-325-3200, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, (312)-730-1560, OCR.Chicago@ed.gov. More information at https://www.iwcc.edu/about/statement.asp.
About Iowa Western Community College
Iowa Western Community College is a learning community committed to excellence in meeting educational needs and improving the quality of life through programs, partnerships and community involvement.
Iowa Western Community College will be recognized as a premier educational leader and partner, with student learning and success being our highest priority.
These statements of Beliefs support and clarify the Mission Statement of Iowa Western Community College.
Faculty, students, staff and community partners are equal stakeholders in the culture of our learning community.
Each and every individual has dignity and worth.
Community support depends upon identifying and meeting the diverse and changing needs of the people in Southwest Iowa.
Each person deserves opportunities for lifelong learning and growth.
Open, honest communication, through word and action, builds credibility and trust.
Striving for excellence defines the effort of the entire college community.
Cooperative partnerships foster college and community growth.
We believe creating an environment where people treat each other with a sense of dig...nity and self-worth and where people convey genuine concern for helping others to achieve their goals will add value to student learning experience.
We believe acting with a sense of purpose, vigor, and passion and merging of our personal and work values will enable us to fulfill our pledge to provide opportunities, which encourage students to reach their full potential.
We believe articulating and promoting academic and personal standards focused on raising self-expectations in striving for excellence will provide an environment, which leads to success.