The Director of Women's Basketball Sports Performance will serve in a dual role as the lead strength and conditioning coach for the Women's Basketball Program as well as oversee all Women's Basketball operations. This individual will be responsible for developing an innovative strength and conditioning program to improve the student athlete performance based on industry best standards, and is consistent with student athlete health and welfare. This individual will also be responsible for all operational aspects of the Women's Basketball program, including but not limited to travel arrangements, budget management, equipment, pre and post meals, etc.
A Bachelor's degree preferably in Physical Education, Exercise Science or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
A minimum of two to three years of collegiate experience in coaching strength & conditioning.
Candidate will be certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA) Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC).
First Aid, CPR and AED certification is a must and will be consistently maintained throughout employment.
Perform all job duties in a manner consistent with NCAA, Horizon League and Oakland University rules, policies and procedures.
Must be willing to travel, work weekends, evenings and some holidays.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community are a must.
A valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to the University by the University's insurance carrier.
Three or more years of collegiate experience in coaching strength and conditioning at the NCAA Division I level in Women's Basketball.
Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) or Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) also preferred.
Internal Number: 20935
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