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Assistant Director, Strength and Conditioning

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755
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    113451509


Dartmouth College



Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

Position Information

Position Title
Assistant Director, Strength and Conditioning

Department
Intercollegiate Admn

Position Number
1010833

Position Purpose

To participate in all aspects of the Strength & Conditioning program as part of a decision making team under the direction of the Director of Strength and Conditioning. Develop, implement, and evaluate programs to enhance the strength, speed and conditioning of varsity athletes. The Assistant Director plays a critical role in achieving the overall goals of the Strength and Conditioning program by providing important recommendations and suggestions to the Director, overseeing the Strength and Conditioning Internship Program, as well as offering initiative and independent judgment in administering programs for specific teams.



SEIU Level
Not an SEIU Position

FLSA
Exempt

Employment Category
Regular Full Time

Department Contact for Cover Letter
Spencer Brown

Special Instructions to Applicants

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.



Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

Program Development

  • Works in conjunction with the head coaches of assigned teams to implement all aspects of training including scheduling, supervision, training environment, motivation, and goal setting for individual athletes and team.
  • Develops and implements year-round, sport specific training programs—including resistance, cardiovascular conditioning, flexibility, agility, and speed programs—to maximize athletic performance and limit injury potential.
  • Maintains "cutting edge" approach to strength & conditioning by researching literature, observing programs at other institutions, and establishing valuable professional contacts/relationships.
  • Applies professional expertise to evaluate findings and develop programs to meet sport-specific needs and goals.
  • Supports, communicates, and collaborates with team doctors, athletic trainers, nutritionists, and other specialists to enhance the physical development of student-athletes.
  • Regularly assesses and refines programs to maximize positive results.

Education, Training and Evaluation

  • Conducts orientation sessions for varsity athletic teams to explain and demonstrate the modalities of physical training to be used for each exercise program and the associated risk management considerations.
  • Teaches and instructs Olympic movements, acceleration, agility drills, speed and flexibility techniques.
  • Evaluates athletes to determine problem areas (weaknesses, imbalances, flexibility) and designs corrective programs.
  • Performs testing of athletes before and after program participation. Prepares results and an evaluation for each program.

Communication

  • Documents athletes' workout attendance, performance and test results.
  • Reports results to, and consults with, team coaches regarding the developmental progress or lack thereof for individual athletes.
  • Provides continuous feedback and recommendations to coaches and student-athletes regarding program improvements and changes.
  • Promotes the College's athletic program and assists in the recruitment process by meeting with prospective student-athletes on campus and providing friendly, positive and energetic recruiting presentations and personal interactions in the weight room.

Professional/Staff Development

  • Works with the Director to lead the selection, training and supervision of strength and conditioning interns and student workers.
  • Actively participates in formal and informal professional development activities, including membership in the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • Maintains continuing education credits for certifications.

Facility Scheduling and Management

  • Coordinates the scheduling, maintenance, supervision and oversight of the varsity weight room.
  • Works with the Athletic Facilities Office to schedule spaces to conduct team agility, speed work and conditioning sessions.
  • Enforces adherence to weight room policies and procedures for use and risk management of all training facilities. Insures adherence to safety, cleanliness and security standards and procedures.
-- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned

PI113451509

<br/><br/><b>Dartmouth College</b><br/><br/><br/><br/>Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.<br/><br/><b>Position Information</b><br/><br/><b>Position Title</b><br/>Assistant Director, Strength and Conditioning<br/><br/><b>Department</b><br/>Intercollegiate Admn<br/><br/><b>Position Number</b><br/>1010833<br/><br/><b>Position Purpose</b><br/><p>To participate in all aspects of the Strength & Conditioning program as part of a decision making team under the direction of the Director of Strength and Conditioning. Develop, implement, and evaluate programs to enhance the strength, speed and conditioning of varsity athletes. The Assistant Director plays a critical role in achieving the overall goals of the Strength and Conditioning program by providing important recommendations and suggestions to the Director, overseeing the Strength and Conditioning Internship Program, as well as offering initiative and independent judgment in administering programs for specific teams.</p><br/><br/><b>SEIU Level</b><br/>Not an SEIU Position<br/><br/><b>FLSA</b><br/>Exempt<br/><br/><b>Employment Category</b><br/>Regular Full Time<br/><br/><b>Department Contact for Cover Letter</b><br/>Spencer Brown<br/><br/><b>Special Instructions to Applicants</b><br/><p>Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.</p><br/><br/><b>Key Accountabilities</b><br/><p></p> <tr> <th>Key Accountabilities</th> <td><p>Program Development</p> <ul> <li>Works in conjunction with the head coaches of assigned teams to implement all aspects of training including scheduling, supervision, training environment, motivation, and goal setting for individual athletes and team.</li> <li>Develops and implements year-round, sport specific training programsincluding resistance, cardiovascular conditioning, flexibility, agility, and speed programsto maximize athletic performance and limit injury potential.</li> <li>Maintains "cutting edge" approach to strength & conditioning by researching literature, observing programs at other institutions, and establishing valuable professional contacts/relationships.</li> <li>Applies professional expertise to evaluate findings and develop programs to meet sport-specific needs and goals.</li> <li>Supports, communicates, and collaborates with team doctors, athletic trainers, nutritionists, and other specialists to enhance the physical development of student-athletes.</li> <li>Regularly assesses and refines programs to maximize positive results.</li> </ul> <p>Education, Training and Evaluation</p> <ul> <li>Conducts orientation sessions for varsity athletic teams to explain and demonstrate the modalities of physical training to be used for each exercise program and the associated risk management considerations.</li> <li>Teaches and instructs Olympic movements, acceleration, agility drills, speed and flexibility techniques.</li> <li>Evaluates athletes to determine problem areas (weaknesses, imbalances, flexibility) and designs corrective programs.</li> <li>Performs testing of athletes before and after program participation. Prepares results and an evaluation for each program.</li> </ul> <p>Communication</p> <ul> <li>Documents athletes' workout attendance, performance and test results.</li> <li>Reports results to, and consults with, team coaches regarding the developmental progress or lack thereof for individual athletes.</li> <li>Provides continuous feedback and recommendations to coaches and student-athletes regarding program improvements and changes.</li> <li>Promotes the College's athletic program and assists in the recruitment process by meeting with prospective student-athletes on campus and providing friendly, positive and energetic recruiting presentations and personal interactions in the weight room.</li> </ul> <p>Professional/Staff Development</p> <ul> <li>Works with the Director to lead the selection, training and supervision of strength and conditioning interns and student workers.</li> <li>Actively participates in formal and informal professional development activities, including membership in the National Strength and Conditioning Association.</li> <li>Maintains continuing education credits for certifications.</li> </ul> <p>Facility Scheduling and Management</p> <ul> <li>Coordinates the scheduling, maintenance, supervision and oversight of the varsity weight room.</li> <li>Works with the Athletic Facilities Office to schedule spaces to conduct team agility, speed work and conditioning sessions.</li> <li>Enforces adherence to weight room policies and procedures for use and risk management of all training facilities. Insures adherence to safety, cleanliness and security standards and procedures.</li> </ul></td> </tr> <tr> <th>--</th> <td>Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.</td> </tr> <tr> <th>--</th> <td>Performs other duties as assigned</td> </tr> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/m686qPubjD8dtKlqsRPgY"> <p>PI113451509</p>
Posted: 2019-09-05 Expires: 2019-10-07

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