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Assistant Coach, Strength and Conditioning

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Posting Details

Position Description

Posting Number 201200598P
Position Title Assistant Coach, Strength and Conditioning
Department Athletics: Administrative
Position Description New position description attached
Position Summary

The Assistant Coach, Strength and Conditioning provides expertise, guidance, and training in the area of strength training and physical conditioning for all intercollegiate athletes under the direct and day-to-day supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director, Strength & Conditioning Coach. The Assistant Coach, Strength and Conditioning will be responsible for assisting with coordinating the day-to-day operations and programs within the fitness center(s) located on the Owings Mills and Greenspring campuses.


Bachelor’s Degree plus 1 year of experience in intercollegiate athletics desired or equivalent combination of education and experience. Direct experience with Football is required.


Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) within the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) preferred.

CPR, First Aid, and AED certification required.

Proficiency in Microsoft applications and computer use.

Valid driver license with good driving record required; must be insurable.

Knowledge and skills in the functional rehabilitation of injuries incurred from participation in competitive athletics.

Ability to demonstrate effective communication skills both orally and in writing.

Basic knowledge of NCAA rules and guidelines.

Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Ability to travel as needed.

Physical Requirements

Heavy work. Physically fit for strength and conditioning related activities. Full range of physical activities including lifting, tumbling, running, throwing, kicking and jumping techniques. Close visual acuity. Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme heat, cold, and noise. Evening and weekend hours in all types of weather conditions.. Some coverage for athletic events (including practice and games) may be necessary. Some travel off campus with teams may be necessary.

Essential Functions

Schedule strength and conditioning workouts in cooperation with the Assistant Athletic Director, Strength & Conditioning Coach and the head coach of each specific sport while maintaining appropriate records on each athlete.

Provide athletes with guidance and proper training techniques in the strength and conditioning programs

Develop in-season and out-of-season strength and conditioning programs for athletes

Comply with NCAA rules which include responsibility to oversee of that voluntary individual workouts by athletes are done safely

Assist with the management and maintenance of equipment inventory within all fitness centers located on the Greenspring and Owings Mills campuses

Provide general guidelines for nutrition, recovery, and general health practices

Serve as a resource for improving the health and wellness of the campus community

Serve as an active member in the athletic department, which includes recruiting, training, and supervising athletic department staff and students in the comprehensive strength and conditioning of student-athletes.

Attend Staff meetings as required.

Serve on committees as needed

Reports To Assistant Athletic Director, Strength & Conditioning Coach
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Posting Information

Number of Available Positions 1
Work Location Owings Mills (10)
Position Category Staff
Position Type Full-Time (1733 hours, 500500)
Months/Year 10
Hrs/Week 40
Hrs/Year 1733
If scheduled to work less than 12 months, beginning date 08/01/2017
Ending Date 05/31/2018
FLSA Exempt
Payroll Biweekly
Recruitment Instructions Open to All Applicants
Posting Date 09/05/2017
Closing Date/Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

EOE/AA Employer of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest level of education?
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctoral Degree
    • Currently Pursing a Doctoral Degree
    • None
  2. * Do you currently hold CSCS certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How much experience do you have as a CSCS?
    • None
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 or more years
  4. * What experience do you have with NCAA Intercollegiate Athletics?
    • Full-Time as a CSCS
    • Graduate Assistant
    • Student Assistant
    • None
  5. * Please explain any experience you have coaching football.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Describe your experience coaching strength and conditioning for Olympic Sports.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. Do you have any NCAA violations under your direction? If yes please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Letters of Recommendation 1
  2. Letters of Recommendation 2
  3. Letters of Recommendation 3