Assistant Coach - Strength and Conditioning - (21001414)
This is an academic year position working 40 weeks per year.
Located five miles from downtown Boston, Tufts University is a Division III member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the highly-competitive New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC). Tufts students participate in 30 varsity sports, 20 club sports and a number of intramural sports. Tufts Athletics has won ten NCAA team championships since 2010 and has finished in the top 10 of the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup in each of the last eight years, including a program-best 3rd place finish in 2016-17. Tufts Athletics oversees the Physical Education Department and manages all athletics facilities, including the Steve Tisch Sports & Fitness Center which opened in 2012. The Department of Athletics provides student-athletes a dynamic, transformational experience on and off the field. They experience the joy of personal growth inherent in high level competition, while cultivating lifelong connections with teammates, the Tufts community and the world around us.
The Assistant Coach for Strength and Conditioning works with the Fitness Program Manager to develop, implement and manage individual and group strength training programs for intercollegiate varsity student-athletes. The qualified candidate will also assist with tasks related to aiding the Tufts Personalized Performance Program (student personal trainers servicing the Tufts community), and the Tisch Sports & Fitness Center.
Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science or related field
1 -year experience in collegiate strength and conditioning, and designing and implementing programs for college student-athletes
CSCCA or CSCS certification
CPR/AED and First Aid certification
Knowledge of teaching methods for varsity student-athletes
Master's Degree in related field
Collegiate athletic playing experience
Special Work Schedule Requirements: 40 weeks, August 1 - May 31.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jun 4, 2021, 8:20:11 PM
Internal Number: 21001414
About Tufts University
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.