Illinois State University invites applications for the position of Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach. This position will work under broad policy guidance and exercise sound judgment when making critical decisions in an ever-changing and dynamic environment. Independent and collaborative analysis will be conducted to solve problems, develop policies and procedures, and complete complex tasks associated with the position.
The Assistant Coach will work directly with the student-athletes to develop all physical qualities such as speed, strength, power, agility, flexibility and cardiovascular/muscular endurance, including nutritional and drug-free restorative considerations to improve athletic performance and prevent injury in a given sport. In addition, he/she will assist the Strength and Conditioning Director with organizing and administering the resources of the training facility to obtain the aforementioned goals and objectives. This includes scheduling of the facility and graduate assistants. Further, this position will assist the Director of Strength and Conditioning with purchases of equipment and facility upkeep needs.
Sports currently assigned to this position include: Women's Basketball; Softball; Track & Field - Pole Vault
Certification through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (SCCC certification) or the National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS certification) or obtained within 60 days of hire.
Strong communication skills.
Demonstrated commitment to a high degree of integrity and adherence to the University, NCAA, and Missouri Valley Conference rules and regulations.
Two (2) years collegiate experience
Ability to motivate intercollegiate student-athletes
Ability to identify strengths and deficiencies in student-athletes’ technical and physical execution and the ability to design individual workouts to address those issues to maximize performance
Knowledge and ability to teach speed, agility, and flexibility training.
The position is a 12-month position with the opportunity for annual renewal. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. To assure full consideration, interested individuals MUST apply online at www.IllinoisState.edu/jobs by January 17,202. Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, females, and veterans.
Illinois State University; Campus Box 2660 – Redbird Arena; Normal, IL 61790
Illinois State University:
Founded in 1857, Illinois State is a coeducational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study. Its 34 academic departments in 6 colleges offer 63 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study. The Graduate School coordinates 38 masters, 2 specialist, and 7 doctoral programs. Illinois State ranks 74th among the top 100 public universities in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report rankings of “Best National Universities” released in fall 2014.
Illinois State University is located in the twin-city community of Bloomington-Normal, with a population of approximately 125,000 and is located within easy driving distance of the financial and business centers in Chicago and St. Louis. Expansion Management Magazine rated Bloomington-Normal as one of two metro areas with a five-star quality of life, giving the community high rankings in such areas as standard of living, quality of schools, and traffic and commute. In their most current rankings, Forbes ranked Bloomington-Normal as 20th in its list of the Smartest Cities in America.
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Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.