Professional Area: Employment Category: Parttime Staff Job Function: Athletics, Sports and RecreationWage Band: 114A
Detailed Job Description
This is for anticipated openings throughout the academic year
Responsible for design, oversight, and implementation of year-round strength and conditioning programs for Division III varsity teams in collaboration with head coaches and athletic trainers.
Consult with coaching staff regarding team/individual fitness and conditioning needs
Monitor and direct safe and effective training programs for team and individual workouts
Implement appropriate testing methods to assess fitness levels of athletes pre and post season
Work with Athletic Training staff to develop and implement injury prevention programs and accommodate injured student athletes to facilitate return to play
Teach proper technique for all lifts and movement training including but not limited to plyometric exercises, Olympic lifts, speed development exercises and flexibility
Enhance and develop ability of student athletes to compete in their specific sport on a national level
Plan and coordinate strength and conditioning program needs including inventory and daily maintenance of all equipment
Establish weight room and program policies and procedures for student athletes
Oversee the scheduling, supervision, and upkeep of the Tiger Power Den/varsity weight room facility
Selection, supervision, and management of student staff in Tiger Power Den
Support education of student athletes regarding proper nutrition, sleep, recovery and other healthy living practices
Research and remain current on developments in the strength and conditioning field
Other duties: Consult with coaches, athletic trainers and student-athletes Design, implement and monitor effective training programs for teams and individual student-athletes Teach the proper technique for all lifts and movement training Work with Athletic Training staff to develop and implement injury prevention programs Oversee the scheduling, supervision and upkeep of the Varsity Fitness Center (Tiger Power Den) Establish and monitor Varsity Fitness Center policies and rules Design and implement testing methods in order to assess fitness levels of student-athletes (pre and post season) OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED
Required Minimum Qualifications
Three to five years working in a related field preferably at the collegiate level
Ability to teach and coach male and female student-athletes (team and individual)
Ability to inspire and motivate student-athletes
Prior coaching and playing experience
CSCS Certification or pending CSCS certification (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist)
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References
How to Apply
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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THE UNIVERSITY AND ROCHESTER COMMUNITY:RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 79th largest city in the United States and the third largest metropolitan area in New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to over one million people, is rich in cultural ...and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 16% African and Latin Americans and another 7% of international origin. It is also home to the largest deaf community per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 3rd among the best metropolitan regions for “raising a family" by Forbes Magazine; 6th among 379 metropolitan areas as “Best Places to Live in America” by Places Rated Almanac; 1st in Expansion Management Magazine’s ranking of metropolitan areas having the best “quality of life in the nation”; and is among Essence Magazine’s “Top 10 Cities for Black Families.”