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Requisition ID:  21214

Associate Director of Strength & Conditioning - Football

Job Summary

The Assistant or Associate Director of Football Strength & Conditioning is responsible for instructing on specific protocol for the football program design related to individual concerns, seasonal needs related to peaking for particular events and time considerations for the football program.  In this role, you will work with other strength & conditioning staff to ensure the program ‎instruction and design methodologies for football are consistent across the area as well as implement strength, agility, speed, flexibility and conditioning programs with the student-athletes; this will include: technique instruction, demonstration of techniques and skills, motivation, development of discipline, testing and evaluation of athletes' performance related to area of strength & conditioning. Additional duties will include:

 

  • Develop an annual training plan which involves synthesizing the various training components (i.e. strength, power, speed) during the in-season, off-season and pre-season
  • On-floor instruction and supervision of the weight training facility for safety, motivation, technique and program adjustments relative to all student-athletes who utilize the facility
  • Maintenance and upkeep of student-athletes performance data necessary to develop future program considerations
  • Oversee maintenance & upkeep of facilities and equipment
  • Exercise functional supervision for undergraduate student employees; duties include assigning, instructing and reviewing work of others
  • Perform other work-related duties as assigned by the supervisor

Assistant

Required:

  • Bachelors degree
  • 2 years of strength & conditioning experience
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (C.S.C.S.) through the National Strength & Conditioning ‎Association required or Strength and Conditioning Coach Certification (SCCC) through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA)
  • Must demonstrate a high energy level at all times
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both coaches and athletes
  • Must stay abreast of football program and design methodologies for their respective sport within Athletics
  • Must on their own initiative, research the industry to stay on the cutting edge of skills and technology
  • Must be able to work with all coaches and athletes interchangeably to ensure consistency across the strength & conditioning area
  • Knowledge of sport-specific fundamentals, techniques, and safety rules & regulations
  • Ability to analyze, interpret, communicate, and adhere to University, Big Ten Conference, and NCAA policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Excellent communication (oral & written), planning, organizational, interpersonal, and customer service skills
  • Ability to influence and build positive relationships among diverse individuals including: student-athletes, parents, coaches, staff, and students
  • Personal computer and related software skills, e.g., word processing, spreadsheets, data query, Internet, etc.,
  • Knowledge of the physiological adaptations of the human body to active exercise; of teaching the safe and correct techniques in execution of weight training, speed development and conditioning
  • Knowledge in the use of weight training equipment (isotonic, isokinetic, isometric, variable resistant) 
  • Ability to motivate and evaluate specific individual psychic and physical needs respectively
  • Travel

Associate

Required:

  • Bachelors degree
  • 4 years of strength & conditioning experience
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (C.S.C.S.) through the National Strength & Conditioning ‎Association required or Strength and Conditioning Coach Certification (SCCC) through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA)
  • Must demonstrate a high energy level at all times
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both coaches and athletes
  • Must stay abreast of football program and design methodologies for their respective sport within Athletics
  • Must on their own initiative, research the industry to stay on the cutting edge of skills and technology
  • Must be able to work with all coaches and athletes interchangeably to ensure consistency across the strength & conditioning area
  • Knowledge of sport-specific fundamentals, techniques, and safety rules & regulations
  • Ability to analyze, interpret, communicate, and adhere to University, Big Ten Conference, and NCAA policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Excellent communication (oral & written), planning, organizational, interpersonal, and customer service skills
  • Ability to influence and build positive relationships among diverse individuals including: student-athletes, parents, coaches, staff, and students
  • Personal computer and related software skills, e.g., word processing, spreadsheets, data query, Internet, etc.,
  • Knowledge of the physiological adaptations of the human body to active exercise; of teaching the safe and correct techniques in execution of weight training, speed development and conditioning
  • Knowledge in the use of weight training equipment (isotonic, isokinetic, isometric, variable resistant) 
  • Ability to motivate and evaluate specific individual psychic and physical needs respectively
  • Travel

Preferred:

  • Masters degree in area that provides a knowledge base in exercise physiology and athletic performance
  • Experience in collegiate football setting highly

 

Additional Information:

  • This position will be filled at the Assistant (P2) or Associate (P3) level
  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position.
  • A background check will be required for employment.
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period.
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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