Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 

Reporting to Executive Director of Athletic Operations, the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach will design and implement the strength and conditioning program for student-athletes. This position serves all Briar Cliff University sports teams. Some weekend and holiday work will be required based on specific sports seasons and team travel. One of the essential job functions of this position is regular, on-time attendance with potential for extended hours.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities: 
• Program design, guiding student-athletes through a regimen of exercises to optimize performance and decrease injury potential
• Assisting with the oversight of sport-specific conditioning programs
• Teaching proper weightlifting, speed, agility and conditioning techniques
• Encouraging and motivating student-athletes to train and perform to their utmost potential
• Scheduling athletic teams and supervising workouts of student-athletes
• Player development, travel, compliance with NAIA regulations
• Assisting in the implementation of rehab programs prescribed by the doctors and sports medicine staff.  Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor's Degree, Master’s degree preferred
• NSCA-CSCS and/or CSCCa-SCCC Certification (or equivalent) 
• Minimum of five years (5) related work experience

• Demonstrated experience in administering a successful strength and conditioning program at the collegiate level
• Thorough knowledge of NAIA rules and regulations. 
• Must be proficient in the instruction, assessment, evaluation, and supervision of multiple weightlifting techniques
• Knowledge of use and maintenance of fitness equipment
• Must have a positive mental attitude and the ability to communicate effectively and work well with students, coaches, faculty, staff, and the community. 
• Must be able to work effectively independently and as part of a team. Must be computer literate. 


Briar Cliff University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.