Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Olympic Sports

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number HMAE1449
Advertised Title Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Olympic Sports
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number 016867
Category Staff (Hourly/Monthly)
Department Athletic Management Finance
Minimum Position Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years strength & conditioning coaching experience at the collegiate or professional sports level.

Current CPR/AED certification required.
Must currently hold and maintain CSCS or SCCC certification.

Must be able to comply with University, NCAA, and Conference policies and procedures.

Special Conditions

Initial screening will begin November 16, 2017.

The department is especially interested in candidates who hold a master’s degree, USA-Weightlifting certification and demonstrated experience and/or certification with the Functional Movement Screen (FMS).

Work Schedule

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Early mornings, nights, weekends and travel will be required.

Posting Date 11/08/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Screening Begins Yes
Hiring Range Commensurate with experience
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Additional Working Conditions
Special Instructions to Applicants

All applications must be submitted online at

Applicants must complete all applicable sections of the online application in order to be considered for a position. Please upload a cover letter, resume, and reference list after completing your application, if required by the system.

Candidates who are called for an interview must notify the Department of Human Resources in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Is this posting for UofM employees only? No
Positions Supervised

May supervise interns, graduate assistants, and student workers

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-CPR certified.
-Ability to provide clear verbal and written instruction
-Currently hold and maintain CSCS or SCCC certification

Additional Position Information

Job Duties

The duties and responsibilities listed are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed in this position and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of the requirements of this job.

Duties & Responsibilities

Develops and monitors strength & conditioning programs for assigned varsity athletic teams.

Foresees potential injury risks and takes preventative measures; in the event of injury capable of implementing an emergency medical procedures.

Duties & Responsibilities

Teaches and supervises proper lifting techniques and assists in spotting when necessary.

Supports the Strength & Conditioning Program Coordinator with all Exercise Techniques tasks, knowledge and skills.

Duties & Responsibilities

Organizes team and supervisor orientation, follow-up meetings, in-service training meetings for supervisors, and nutrition and weight management meetings according to the Strength & Conditioning Program Coordinator schedule.

Assists with the general operation of the strength facility in the absence of the Strength & Conditioning Program Coordinator.

Assists with general maintenance and cleaning of the Strength & Conditioning facility and equipment.

Duties & Responsibilities

Assists in fitness testing, computation of results, and evaluation of individual athletes.

Duties & Responsibilities

Demonstrates an understanding of human muscle physiology in order to appropriately design safe and effective exercise programs and obtain desired results.

Demonstrates an understanding of human bioenergetics and metabolism in order to appropriately design safe, effective and activity-specific exercise programs and obtain desired results.

Duties & Responsibilities

Utilizes information concerning weight loss and weight gain in order to prescribe training programs that bring about desired results in body composition, strength, and muscular and cardiovascular endurance.

Recognizes symptoms and behaviors associated with eating disorders utilizing physical performance evaluations and observations.

Duties & Responsibilities

Performs other duties as assigned.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently certified in CPR/AED?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you currently hold certification through CSCS or SCCC?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please provide your CSCS and/or SCCC certification number.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. References List