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ASSISTANT STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH
Req #: 72185
Department: INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS
Job Location: Seattle Campus
Job Location Detail: Husky athletic facilities
Posting Date: 03/19/2013
Closing Info: Open Until Filled
Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Notes: If you previously applied for this position, you do not need to reapply to be considered.
The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
Our Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has an outstanding opportunity for an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach.
Design, develop and deliver comprehensive strength, speed, agility, and conditioning programs for assigned Intercollegiate Athletic teams with an emphasis in Men’s Basketball. Establish annual testing and performance measures. Teach proper execution, techniques and safety for all lifts and movement drills. Effectively motivate athletes to achieve the maximum potential in all areas of performance. Communicate and work in partnership with athletic trainers to provide an integrated program of injury prevention, reconditioning and performance training. Work cooperatively with the department Nutritionist to develop and deliver a plan addressing performance nutrition issues for assigned teams. Assist with recruiting for each assigned team throughout the year. Implement and enforce all ICA rules, policies and procedures with regard to the Strength and Conditioning department. Assist with other sport programs and the day to day operation of the training facility as required by the Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports; Must be flexible to work irregular hours. Must effectively work, write, speak, present and communicate with staff, administrators and other coaches in the athletic department. Must maintain CSCS certification and pursue professional development opportunities throughout the year.
Compliance with the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA, the Pac-12 Conference, the State of Washington and any other governing body is of paramount importance to the University. The overall responsibility of this position is for the successful operation of the program in full compliance with all such rules and regulations. As a condition of employment, the Employee shall be required to participate in rules education programs offered by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website,click here.
Bachelor's degree required in Exercise Science or related field. Master’s degree preferred. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (C.S.C.S.) certification through National Strength and Conditioning Association required. Experience with the instruction of all Olympic lifts required. United States Weightlifting Club Coach Certification preferred. Minimum of five years full time coaching experience in the Strength and Conditioning field at a four year college or University. Full time professional coaching experience acceptable.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Condition of Employment:
A satisfactory outcome from criminal background verification is required prior to hire.
Part of the application process for this position includes completing anonline cover letter assessment,as well as the Employment Eligibility Assessment to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. The assessment(s) will appear on your screen for you to complete as soon as you select "Apply to this Position" on this job announcement. Once you begin the assessment, it must be completed at that time. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready.Please note that your application will not be reviewed and you will not be considered for this position until the assessment is complete.
The University of Washington is a leader inenvironmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.
The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) firstname.lastname@example.org.