Job Description Summary
The Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant provides
additional expertise, guidance, and training to assigned
intercollegiate athletic teams in the areas of strength
development, physical conditioning, speed and agility, and injury
Duties and Tasks:
* Design, implement, and oversee strength and conditioning for
assigned athletic teams. * Coordinate schedules for assigned
athletic teams' strength and conditioning sessions. * Assist with
maintenance and overall image of the fitness center. * Maintain
accurate records regarding strength, speed, and power development.
* Ensure proper use and maintenance of equipment and enforce safety
procedures. * Make recommendations to the Director of Strength and
Conditioning for departmental improvement. * Coordinate activities
with the athletic training staff for required rehabilitative
programs. * Other duties as assigned by the Director of Strength
and Conditioning and/or Director of Athletics. * Will require an
early morning work schedule at times. * Lifting weights of
forty-five pounds and/or greater on a daily basis. * Ability to
demonstrate various exercise techniques.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
* Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited university or
college. Master's Degree preferred. * Must be accepted and enrolled
in a Saint Leo University Master's degree program. * Previous
experience as a collegiate strength and conditioning intern or
part-time employee * CPR and First Aid certifications are
* Proven communicator, both verbal and written. * NSCA (CSCS) or
CSCCa (SCCC) certified - Preferred
* Ability to balance requests of various programs * Demonstrated
ability to use computer programs (Microsoft Office).
The work environment characteristics described here are a
representation of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a
disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or
without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential
functions of this position.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over
the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about
the office and University, handle various types of media and
equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess.
The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds
unless otherwise specified in the job description.