Job no: 502378 Position type: Intermittent Worker Department: 890131 - Athletics - Strength & Conditioning Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS Categories: Intermittent Worker Position Open Date: Apr 20 2021
Mississippi State University is seeking a highly qualified candidate to fill a paid Strength and Conditioning internship position. This position will work primarily with Men's and Women's Basketball. This is a 10-month paid internship starting July 1st, 2021 and running through April 30th, 2022. Potential candidates must adhere to and uphold all written policies and procedures of Mississippi State University, the Department of Athletics, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and the Southeastern Conference (SEC).
Employees hired into Intermittent positions are limited to working no more than 720 hours per fiscal year.
* Assist in all daily operations of the Men's and Women's Basketball Strength and Conditioning programs. * Effectively teach and execute proper technique of lifts and drills; strong command and supervision of team workouts. * Assist with the design and implementation of daily training programs in order to maximize physical performance of student-athletes. * Assist strength and conditioning staff and sports medicine staff with return to play protocols following an injury. * Help mentor current/future interns and volunteer Strength and Conditioning coaches. * Assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the Strength and Conditioning facility and adjacent Basketball practice facilities. * Willing and able to work unconventional hours such as early morning, late afternoon, and weekend events.
* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university * Current NSCA CSCS or CSCCa SCCC certification * One + years of collegiate or professional sports performance experience * CPR/AED and First Aid certification * Ability to work effectively in a diverse workplace, with various staff members including sport coaches, sports medicine and nutrition professionals, and support staff * The candidate must also possess strong organizational and communications skills * Proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, Word and other Office programs
* Master's degree from an accredited college or university * Demonstrated experience collecting, tracking, and utilizing athlete data to enhance sports performance. * Proficiency with strength and conditioning technology is encouraged * Certifications encouraged: USAW, FRC, FMS, CISSN, PRI, etc.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
*Considerable physical activity. Requires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds. Physical work is a primary part (more than 70%) of job. *Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
Please complete the application and provide a resume.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: 502378
About Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting institutions and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as an R1-Very High Research Activity University. Also, a National Science Foundation “Top 100” research University, MSU shelters a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society, and values the talents of our distinguished faculty, staff, and student scholars. Here, a culture of inclusion is fostered and we’re driven each day to make a difference at the local, state, regional, national and global levels. At Mississippi State University we invite you to join us as we continue our momentum in research, teaching, and service.
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