Strength and Conditioning Coordinator
The Strength & Conditioning Coordinator is a full-time exempt staff position (12 month) which oversees the general operation and maintenance of the Athletics' weight room, along with enforcing safety procedures. The Strength and Conditioning Coordinator will direct all S&C activities for the Department of Athletics. Included would be all in-season and out-of-season programs used by CMU student-athletes.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Effectively design and safely implement strength and conditioning programs for multiple sports with differing physiological needs/concerns.
- Provide instruction for proper weightlifting and conditioning techniques.
- Oversee safety and maintenance of the weight room equipment.
- Communicate with the athletic training staff as to injury concerns/ modifications for athletes.
- Effectively communicate with coaching staff any concerns regarding their team and/or individual athletes.
- Create and maintain a scientifically-backed training philosophy.
- Demonstrate and coach a variety of agility, speed, and conditioning exercises, drills, and techniques with student-athletes across several sports programs.
- Monitor the daily training progress of all athletes; counsel student-athletes in the area of performance enhancement.
- Supervise graduate students, work-study, and student interns.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
75% Strength and Conditioning Activities
10% Supervision of student workers and game day staff
10% Fiscal Management
Supervises a staff of student workers and graduate assistants in both office and game-day settings.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree; master’s preferred. Experience working in intercollegiate athletics environment and strength and conditioning preferred. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Take initiative and plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved. Experience in program design with the ability to work with multiple sports.
NSCA CSCS, and/or CSCCa SCCC certification required
Ability to lift 50 lbs., stand walk, and sit for extensive periods.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Must be able to gain and maintain CMU driving approval. Weekends and evening work is required. Knowledge of NAIA and Heart of America Athletic Conference policies as they relate to the conduct of athletics, faculty, staff, and students.
OTHER INFORMATION AND ATTRIBUTES
Candidates should submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Human Resources. Applications and instructions are located on the website at www.centralmethodist.edu.
CMU Employees provide collegial, collaborative contributions to their areas and the University as a whole. They should stimulate a harmonious, productive and inviting work environment that is customer service oriented. Each must maintain a commitment to the mission and purposes of CMU. Central Methodist University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.