Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Strength & Conditioning
**To apply for this posting go to ugajobsearch.com and apply for posting G/R04780P**
The professional Sports Science Intern will work in collaboration with the UGA S&C Staff for Olympic Sports to deliver sport science services for the Olympic Sports programs at UGA. The selected candidate will provide support within methods of data collection, monitoring and testing integrated within the collegiate athlete setting.
The Professional Sports Science Intern will have the opportunity to help design and develop sport science testing protocols for assigned sport teams and athletes. The position will communicate independently with the respective sports S&C coaches and athletic training staff personnel. The position will also assist with the implementation and design of the data driven program changes for assigned Olympic Sport Teams and athletes. The position will directly report to and assist the Strength and Conditioning Director for Olympic Sports. Some nights and weekends will be required. The position will have the added opportunity to collaborate with the Strength and Conditioning Coaching Staff for Olympic Sports on implementing the Strength and Conditioning Educational Intern Curriculum for non-compensated volunteer student interns. The position will monitor progress of athletes through computer charting and analysis of daily, monthly, and annual testing for assigned sport teams. The professional Sports Science Intern should have a basic knowledge of and adhere to NCAA and SEC rules and regulations. In addition to the monetary compensation provided, this position offers the chance to polish your skills with practical work experience- and you get to work with elite athletes.
Bachelor’s Degree in exercise physiology, physical education, or related field – Master’s Degree will be preferred. Prior experience in competitive sports as an athlete, graduate assistant coach, or as a student researcher is preferred. Sound functional training skills are beneficial. CSCS or CSCCa and CPR certifications are preferred but not required. Prior experience with functional movement assessments through Functional Movement Systems (FMS) and/or Fusionetics is preferred. Catapult, GymAware and Force Plate testimplementation and interpretation preferred, but not required. Computer literacy especially with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook are essential. This is a 12-month appointment with no benefits.
• Candidates should have an outstanding work ethic and attention to detail. • Candidates should possess strong data management and analysis skills. • Candidates should be able to demonstrate their ability to deliver a variety of physiological testing protocols and the capacity to follow methodological procedures. • Candidates should be able to demonstrate their ability to work independently on assigned tasks and to deliver outcome goals effectively. • Candidates should possess excellent communication skills and be well organized.
Internal Number: G/R04780P
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