Posting Summary: The University of Virginia's College at Wise, a four year, public liberal arts college in southwest Virginia, invites applications for the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. This position reports to the Athletic Director and oversees all aspects of the day-to-day operations, layout, supervision and safety of the strength and conditioning facility. Additional responsibilities include: program planning; fiscal and personnel management; maintaining close communication with coaches and athletic trainers; event management at assigned events; supervision of work-study and volunteers; and the possibility of teaching 6 hours/year in an academic discipline based on need. The successful candidate will be involved in additional duties as assigned by the director of athletics.
A bachelor's degree is required and a masters degree is preferred. Successful collegiate level experience strength and conditioning is required. Compensation for this position includes a competitive salary with an excellent benefit package.
To apply, please visit jobs.virginia.edu and complete an online application, attaching a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references.
UVa's College at Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity.
UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at www.uvawise.edu/ASR. A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.
Required Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
Required Specific Degree/Training: A Bachelor's degree is required, but not in a particular field.
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: Master's Degree
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: A master's degree is preferred, but in no particular field.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: At least 2 years strength and conditioning experience required at the college level.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Previous experience overseeing a budget.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Proven ability to design and implement strength and conditioning programs; thorough understanding of the scientific principles related to strength and conditioning; the ability to work with both male and female student athletes; the ability to work with multiple sports.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Suite.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.