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Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

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Work type: Coaches
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Athletics

Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing

Review of Applications Begins

Immediately; Apply by December 8, 2023; Position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please provide a current resume that clearly demonstrates experiences and dates of required qualifications.

Department Summary

The University of Oregon Intercollegiate Athletic Department's primary purpose is to provide a unique opportunity for student-athletes to be developed, tested, and encouraged to reach their maximum potential in every aspect of their lives. It is the steadfast goal of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to provide the most outstanding student-athlete experience by helping them to achieve excellence, both in the classroom and in their chosen sport. The department has approximately 250 administrative & classified employees, hosts over 600,000 spectators annually, and represents the University of Oregon in athletic competition with other universities & colleges.

Position Summary

The Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach is accountable for assisting in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of world-class strength and conditioning programs that are aligned with the individual performance goals of student-athletes and will help them attain optimal sports performance. This includes research and design of a program to deliver agreed objectives based on evidence-based practice, as well as the application, instruction, and evaluation of the program’s impact and culture.

This position will assist in the operation of the weight room and implementation of individualized conditioning, strength, speed, and flexibility programs for football as well as other assigned student-athletes. They will also assist in the return to performance process in close liaison with the medical team for the rehabilitation of injured players.

The Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach will assist in the preparation of comprehensive reviews and feedback on training outcomes, with evidence-based recommendations for areas of responsibility to performance staff. They will adopt a problem-solving approach to optimizing performance. This position is responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program, including adherence to all department policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the university, Pac-12 Conference, and NCAA. This position reports to the Head Football Strength & Conditioning Coach.

Special Requirements
• A valid driver's license and the ability to obtain UO driver’s certification within 90 days of employment and maintain it throughout employment with the Athletic Department.

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree.
• Two years of relevant experience in the provision of strength and conditioning support to NCAA Division I athletes (or comparable level) and their coaches to improve performance.
• Experience serving the needs of diverse populations.
• Current National Strength and Conditioning Association certification (CSCS) or (CSCCA).
• Experience with strategic planning, implementation, and monitoring of strength and conditioning for high-performance athletes.

Professional Competencies

• Excellent interpersonal and team skills.
• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Ability to work and communicate effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in kinesiology, athletic training, sport or exercise science, or a related area specializing in the physical preparation of elite athletes.
• Experience working in a Division I, power-5 conference.
• First Aid Certification.

FLSA Exempt: Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://clery.uoregon.edu/annual-campus-security-and-fire-safety-report.

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