Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

Position: Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Department: Athletics
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
Deadline: 5/30/2014
Hire Date: 7/1/2014

Arkansas Tech University is accepting applications for a full-time Head Strength and Conditioning coach.

The coach will be responsible for developing a systematic exercise prescription training program for both teams and individual athletes, for each of the 10 athletic programs at Tech. As a member of the coaching staff, responsibilities include supervision of Strength and Conditioning program, program design and development in collaboration with head coaches, supervision of graduate assistants within the program, supervision and scheduling of the three weight room facilities, responsible for working with the athletic training department as needed with injury prevention, and rehabilitation of injured student athletes. As a member of the coaching staff, you will insure compliance with NCAA, GAC, and Arkansas Tech University rules and regulations. The Strength and Conditioning coach will report to the Director of Athletics.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

A BA is required, along with being a certified member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NCSA), as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Preferred qualifications include collegiate work background and administrative experience. This is a 12 month full time position with no class room responsibilities. The salary range will be commensurate with experience and degree. This position will be open until May 30th, 2014. Anticipated hire date will be July 1st, 2014. All applicants must send resume and three letters of reference with contact information to Steve Mullins Tucker Coliseum, 1604 Coliseum Drive, Russellville, AR 72801 or smullins@atu.edu.