Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Athletics

Position Title

Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning

Department

Athletics

Division

General University

Vacancy Number

23-078

Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Staff

Responsibilities

This position is responsible for the design and implementation of year round strength and conditioning programs for Division I athletics teams; teaching proper technique in various strength, speed, agility, conditioning and explosive movements; testing and evaluating the student-athlete's performance; and maintaining compliance with all appropriate university, Southern Conference and NCAA Rules and Regulations. The position will directly oversee, review all communication and athletic performance operations for assigned teams. The Assistant Director will adhere to the mission, vision and training methodology set by the Director of Strength and Conditioning. The object of the position is to enhance the student-athlete's strength, flexibility, endurance, speed, power, and agility. The welfare and safety of the student-athlete should always be a priority. This position will be required to motivate and inspire student-athletes, coaches, and staff to be successful while staying up to date on current trends through continuing education.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field is required along with prior experience working with team sports in a collegiate or professional setting to include documented experience in the successful implementation of a strength and conditioning program for a variety of athletics teams.  Additionally, candidates must have at least one of the following certifications: Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) and/or Certified Strength Conditioning Specialists (CSCS). Must have the ability to lift 60 lbs overhead with or without reasonable accommodation.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?

Yes

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Monthly

FLSA Status

Exempt

Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree?
2. Do you have at least one of the following certifications: Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) and/or Certified Strength Conditioning Specialists (CSCS)?
3. Do you have the ability to lift 60 lbs overhead with or without reasonable accommodation?

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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