Position provides expertise, leadership, organization and supervision in all aspects of the Strength and Conditioning program. Develop and coordinate specific training programs and activities to increase the athletic performance of student-athletes in both practice and competition through the improvement of strength, speed and cardiovascular conditioning. Assists head coaches with the organization and supervision of strength and conditioning with the assistance of their strength and conditioning staff with emphasis on football and men's basketball. This position will also work closely with our Registered Dietitian to collaborate and develop nutritional strategies for our student-athletes.
To apply, please complete the online staff application at http://jobs.weber.edu and attach a cover letter, current resume and the names and contact information for at least three professional references.
Screening of applications will begin May 18, 2017. Position will remain open until filled.
Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.
Bachelor's degree in an appropriate specialization.
Two years of Division 1A collegiate experience.
Experience working with a collegiate football program.
National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS) or a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches (CSCCa) certification.
Seeking applicants with the following knowledge, skills and abilities: 1. Demonstrates outstanding oral and written communication skills. 2. Ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds. 3. Must have the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with staff, coaches, athletic trainers, student-athletes, and administrators. 4. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 5. Must be able to work in a time sensitive and pressured environment. 6. Possess an attitude that fosters a respectful, non-threatening workplace environment. 7. Ability to accept a flexible work schedule that may include nights and weekends during athletic teams seasons. 8. Work effectively with a variety of individuals and organizations. 9. Demonstrate an extreme attention to detail. 10. Must be able to organize tasks and set priorities. 11. Must have total commitment to the adherence of NCAA, Big Sky Conference, and Institutional regulations.
Preferred Qualifications include: Masters Degree in an appropriate specialization from an accredited institution and three years of Division 1A collegiate experience.
Certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification. Eligible for licensure as an athletic trainer in the state of Utah.
Extensive Communication and organizational skills.
Background in sports performance nutrition.
Knowledgeable in NCAA rules relevant to recruiting, supplements, and exercise.
WSU, founded in 1889, is a large public university located in Northern Utah, with over 24,000 students and 1,300 faculty and staff. The University offers a broad range of undergraduate programs and selected professionally-oriented master degree programs. It is located in a spectacular setting on the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains and is minutes away from world class cultural and recreational... opportunities. WSU is a founding member of the Big Sky Conference and competes in 16 NCAA Division I level sports. WSU athletics has a rich tradition of excellence on the fields of competition and in the classroom.