Director of Strength, Conditioning & Sports Performance
Location: Newberry, South Carolina
Preferred Education: Masters
The Intercollegiate Athletics Department at Newberry College, an NCAA Division II institution and a member of the South Atlantic Conference is seeking qualified applicants for the Director of Strength, Conditioning & Sports Performance (12-month administrative professional). Newberry College has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Newberry’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.
JOB FUNCTIONS: 1.Planning and directing all phases of the Division II Strength and Conditioning Program. 2.Team scheduling, practice, and game day coaching. 3.Compliance with NCAA and South Atlantic Conference rules and regulations. 4.Working in coordination with the other domains (Nutrition, Sports Medicine, and Psychology), as well as coordination with sport coaches. 5.Providing supervision of assistants, interns, and volunteers. 6.Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.
EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER HIRING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION
Bachelor’s degree in physical education, kinesiology, exercise science, health science, or a related field required; master’s degree preferred, a minimum of three years strength and conditioning coaching experience preferably at the collegiate level, current CSCS certification or equivalent certification required, certifications by Functional Movement Systems, National Academy of Sports Medicine, and/or American College of Sports Medicine preferred, availability for weekend, evening and holiday work as needed, excellent customer service skills, ability to multi-task successfully, excellent written and oral communication skills, and the capacity to deal effectively with a wide range of constituencies.
Candidates should submit the following documentation: cover letter, resume, and list of certifications.
Newberry College, a private, liberal arts college located in the midlands of South Carolina, invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of Athletics. This position becomes available in November. The College is a proud member of the South Atlantic Conference and Division II. The College is highly ranked as one of the best small colleges in the South in terms of both value and social mobility.