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edited May 2016 in Open Positions
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Salary: $34,000.00 - $36,000.00
Pay Grade: 09


Percent Time: 100%
Type of Position Regular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.
The University of Iowa is seeking qualified applicants for an assistant strength and conditioning coach for its Olympic sports. This is a full-time, 12-month position with a salary range of $34,000 to $36,000 and includes full University benefits.

The successful candidate will develop and administer strength and conditioning programs for men's and women's athletic teams. Periodically assess general fitness performance tests; review injury records and consult with team trainers as necessary; provide a safe environment in which the athletes can train; communicate with potential student-athletes during visits to the University of Iowa campus.

Note to Applicant: Please ensure your resume/cover letter illustrates the experience you have that demonstrates the level of proficiency required for the qualifications listed below (extensive). For a complete definition of the proficiency levels, please visit: Three professional references will be requested now and at a later step in the recruitment process, additional references may be requested.

Education Required:
A Bachelor's degree (or international equivalent) is required.

Experience Required:
Minimum of two years of experience working as a strength and conditioning coach in a collegiate or professional setting.
Demonstrated extensive proficiency in:
designing speed, strength, and conditioning programs in a progressive manner;
assisting the rehabilitative phase of injury recovery;
utilizing basic office support software (word processing, email, spreadsheets).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated experience in:
performance management, including effectively teaching and supervising small and large groups of student-athletes;
working constructively and collaboratively with individuals of diverse backgrounds.
CSCCa Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) or NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Desirable Qualifications:
Higher education coursework in a related field is preferred.
Experience coaching elite-level athletes at the collegiate level is highly preferred.
Demonstrated experience and working knowledge of
NCAA Division I strength and conditioning processes, issues, considerations;
functional movement screening tools and implementing appropriate corrective exercise.
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