Florida International University in Miami is seeking applications for an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. FIU is a member of Conference USA and offers eighteen (18) NCAA Division I sports programs.
•Enhances the physical and mental development of student-athletes through the establishment of specific training programs and activities to increase the performance of student-athletes in both practice and competition. Assists to ensure proper techniques and designs training strategies for both injury avoidance and improved performance.
•Uses vehicles to transport students and recruits as requested.
•Creates and implements sports specific programs that intensify the physical strength, speed and cardiovascular conditioning of the student-athlete.
•Instructs, educates and supervises all student athletes regarding proper weight training techniques.
•Assists with the general operation and maintenance of the Athletics' weight room, along with enforcing safety procedures.
•Attends athletic events as requested and when feasible.
•Assists to develop and coordinate the schedules of student-athletes while in the weight room.
•Consults with athletic training staff to determine the participation status of injured student-athletes and works with the athletic training staff to enhance the rehabilitation programs for student-athletes.
•Monitors the progress of each student-athlete through verifiable records and maintains written documentations regarding status.
•Assists to develop and implement policies affecting the strength and conditioning program.
•Maintains communication with departmental staff, coaches and medical staff.
•Maintains confidentiality for the department. Treats with utmost confidentiality and sensitivity any matter pertaining to medical, academic and personal data of student athletes and any information either directly or indirectly impacting the University and/or Athletic Department.
•Adheres to all State of Florida, University, NCAA, Conference USA and department rules and policies pertaining to the position of Co-Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Report any known NCAA violations or concerns to the Director of Athletic Compliance and be responsible for the monitoring of any subordinate as it relates to NCAA regulations.
•Performs other related tasks as required or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
-Interested applicants should apply online at: https://careers.fiu.edu and search for Job ID 520579.
Must have one of the National Strength and Conditioning Certifications:
Certified Strength and Conditioning Certification (CSCS) or
Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) or
Certified Strength Coach (CSC)
CPR/Standard First Aid Certification
Internal Number: 520579
About FIU Athletics
Florida International University is a public research institution located in Miami Florida. FIU is a member of Conference USA, and offers seventeen (17) NCAA Division I sports programs. With more than 46,000 students almost 1,000 full-time faculty and more than 110,000 alumni, FIU is one of the 25 largest universities in the nation. The University offers more than 200 bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in 21 colleges and schools. FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and is an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer