Bellarmine University is a dynamic, growing university with a strong liberal arts focus in the Catholic higher education tradition and a bold vision for the future. Bellarmine has undergraduate and graduate enrollment of nearly 3,500 students and continues to add new academic programs while maintaining small class sizes and personal attention to students. Bellarmine is listed in The Princeton Review's Best 385 Colleges, is one of the top 20 Southern regional universities in U.S. News and World Report's 2019 college rankings and is a top university in Forbes' list of America's best colleges. In a survey by The Princeton Review, students praised Bellarmine as a place that is 'welcoming to every single person and makes an effort to include everyone.' Bellarmine students, faculty and staff engage in more than 25,000 cumulative hours of service each year, in Louisville and around the nation and world. Beginning in Fall 2020, Bellarmine's 22 athletic teams will compete in NCAA Division I, through an invitation from the ASUN Conference.
Bellarmine is located on a scenic 145-acre campus in the Highlands neighborhood and 46+ acres off-campus in Louisville, KY, which Forbes recently recognized as a 'Top 15 City' for affordable living and National Geographic calls one of the 'Best Small Cities in the U.S.' Louisville is within a day's drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population.
Bellarmine is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply.
Bellarmine is committed to core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Bellarmine will demonstrate a fully realized and lived commitment to equity and inclusion, empowering all members of its increasingly diverse community and supporting them to achieve their full potential.
Bellarmine University Athletics is searching for an Assistant Sports Performance Coach who will be responsible for establishing and maintaining strength and conditioning programs for male and female student-athletes participating in intercollegiate athletics.
This position will develop and monitor strength and conditioning programs for assigned athletic teams; enable student-athletes to perform to their physical potential through the development and management of individual and group weight, strength and fitness training programs; demonstrate an understanding of human muscle physiology in order to appropriately design safe, effective and activity-specific exercise programs and obtain desired results; knowledge of sports-related injury prevention methods to reduce the likelihood of injuries or the aggravation of such injuries during practice sessions and competitions; establish policies, plans and procedures for the safe and professional operation of the Sports Performance facility; assist with the general maintenance and operation of the Sports Performance facility; abide by and comply with NCAA, Conference rules, academic standards, requirements and policies of the Department of Athletics and University; Work with athletic training staff to assist with the design and implementation of rehabilitation program for injured athletes; ability to work nights, weekends and holidays.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to demonstrate the appropriate skills and techniques to be used by student-athletes.
Ability to visually monitor athletes.
Sitting, standing, and lifting equipment in the Sports Performance facility.
Work is performed in an indoor/outdoor environment.
Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.