Strength and Conditioning Coach

Kent State University Kent, OH
Job Title:

Strength and Conditioning Coach

Physical Location:

Kent Campus - Kent, OH

Salary:

40,000

Basic Function:

To develop, implement, and oversee weight training and conditioning programs for Intercollegiate Athletics. Report to Associate Athletic Director.

Additional Basic Function – if applicable:

ASSIST STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACHES IN THE OVERSIGHT OF WEIGHT TRAINING AND CONDITIONING PROGRAMS FOR INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS.

TRAIN MEN'S AND WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAMS.

Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:

Oversee the weight training and conditioning of student athletes; make recommendations regarding safety of athletic conditioning and weight training programs and equipment.

Collaborate with athletic medical staff, student athletes, coaches, and administration regarding conditioning and weight training programs.

Maintain student athlete weight training files and records.

Counsel and motivate student athletes regarding conditioning and weight training programs.

Enforce policies and procedures of the Athletic Department and weight training facilities.

Assist in coordination of sports camps and clinics.

Leadership of a small department, unit, or major function and/or direct supervision over administrative/professional employees.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, or relevant field; two to three years' experience in intercollegiate conditioning and weight training; certification as Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from National Strength and Conditioning Association. Preferred: CSCC certification.

License/Certification:

Knowledge Of:

Weight training and conditioning techniques; personal computer applications

Skill In:

Training or instructing student athletes

Ability To:

Lift 100 pounds

Travel

Work non-traditional hours

Provide leadership and direction

Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:

Assessments:

Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Working Schedule:

Non traditional hours to include travel.

Additional Information:

Must pass a security check.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For official job descriptions, visit www.kent.edu/hr.

Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco is not permitted on any of Kent State's campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free.

Disclaimer:

The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.