Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Strength & Conditioning
4 Year Degree
The Intercollegiate Athletics Department at Newberry College, an NCAA Division II institution and a member of the South Atlantic Conference is seeking qualified applicants for the Director of Strength, Conditioning & Sports Performance (12-month administrative professional). Newberry College has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Newberry’s academic and culturally inclusive environment. Responsibilities: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: planning and directing all phases of the Division II Strength and Conditioning Program, including: team scheduling; practice and game day coaching; compliance with NCAA and South Atlantic Conference rules and regulations; working in coordination with the other domains (Nutrition, Sports Medicine, and Psychology), as well as coordination with sport coaches; providing supervision of assistants, interns and volunteers. The Director of Strength and Conditioning is responsible for the development and implementation of performance enhancement, sport-specific conditioning, and injury prevention programs for 700 student-athletes and 22 (twenty-two) teams.
Bachelor’s degree in physical education, kinesiology, exercise science, health science, or a related field required; master’s degree preferred, a minimum of three years strength and conditioning coaching experience preferably at the collegiate level, current CSCS certification or equivalent certification required, certifications by Functional Movement Systems, National Academy of Sports Medicine, and/or American College of Sports Medicine preferred, availability for weekend, evening and holiday work as needed, excellent customer service skills, ability to multi-task successfully, excellent written and oral communication skills, and the capacity to deal effectively with a wide range of constituencies.
About Newberry College
Newberry College's 90-acre campus is located in Newberry, South Carolina, the safest city in the state. With 24 majors, 33 minors, 1,092 students, and a 17:1 student-teacher ratio, Newberry College ensures that students receive individual attention and guidance as part of its values-based curriculum.We bring out the best in our students by offering a varied curriculum in areas such as nursing, biology, chemistry and pre-health programs. We also feature one of the only undergraduate forensic chemistry programs in the state. Newberry College graduates have a great acceptance rate for graduate and professional schools.Offering more than 50 organizations for students, Newberry provides many opportunities for excellence outside the classroom. Over fifty percent of our students participate in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The athletics program includes nineteen NCAA Division II sports for men and women.Founded in 1856 by the Lutheran Church, the College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, and the National Association of Schools of Music. Together, all of these factors make Newberry Coll...ege a great place to grow and a special place for learning.Newberry College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS COC) http://sacscoc.org/ Newberry College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, gender, veteran status, genetic characteristic, and disability in employment or the provision of services. Foreign Nationals should indicate current United States immigration status when submitting application materials.