Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Strength & Conditioning
4 Year Degree
Director of Strength and Conditioning will lead the Olympic Sports strength and conditioning unit in the development and management of individual and team performance enhancement programs for 17 NCAA Division I athletics teams. The primary function of this position will be to oversee the Olympic strength staff and deliver comprehensive, practical and evidence based strength and conditioning strategies for multiple Olympic sports that foster an environment for performance enhancement, injury prevention, recovery, and reconditioning. The Director will serve as an integral member of the Athletic Department’s multidisciplinary Sports Performance Team directly communicating and collaborating with head coaches, strength and conditioning coaches, team physicians, athletic trainers, sport dietitians, physical therapists, sport psychologists and other exercise science and allied health personnel. Other duties as assigned by the Associate Athletics Director for Sports Performance will be contingent upon experience and qualifications.
To Apply: Submit applications electronically at https://ejobs.umd.edu. Search for position number 100125. For best consideration applications should include (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of at least three references. More information on Maryland Athletics can be found at www.umterps.com.
Best Consideration Date for applications: July 13, 2017
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Bachelor’s degree required. Must have a minimum of five years of collegiate or professional strength coaching experience. National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) or Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) certification required. First Aid and CPR/AED certification required. Ability to work in a team-based environment. Must be able to work flexible hours as required including early mornings, evenings, and weekends. Travel required.
A Master’s degree in a related field (e.g., Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Physical Education, Sports Psychology, Health Performance); experience with player monitoring application, reporting and data analytics; prior experience leading an NCAA Division I strength and conditioning department; USAW Certification; and additional human movement or performance skills or certifications preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
The University of Maryland is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus located eight miles north of the nation's capital in College Park, which was recently rated "Best place to Raise Kids in Maryland" by Bloomberg.com. The campus is also near Columbia, Maryland, which was listed as the #2 “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine. The Ath...letic Program has won 20 national championships over the last 15 years and is a charter member of the Big Ten Conference. Currently, 78 of the University's academic programs are ranked in their respective Top 25 nationally.