Strength and Conditioning Coach

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 22 Mar 2023

UC Sport and Recreation

Located in Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa | New Zealand

  • Part-time at 12 hours per week.
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā!

Nāia te pōwhiri nā Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha kia tono mai i te tūranga nei.

Āu Mahi | What You Will Do

The role of the Strength and Conditioning Coach is to support the delivery and programming of strength and conditioning services to the Sport and Fitness Academy, UC Sport Club Teams and other groups and individuals as required. This role includes the mentoring of UC Sport Coaching interns.

Mōu | Who You Are
To be successful in this role you have relevant industry experience:

  • In the development and implementation of sport programmes in an education setting
  • Working with high performance athletes, at either a secondary or tertiary level.
  • Working with teams at either a school, club or high-performance level.
  • In writing and delivering strength and conditioning programmes.

You ideally hold a current First Aid Certificate and have strong interpersonal skills.

Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With

You will work with a dynamic team who are passionate about making a difference for student and staff wellbeing.  The team delivers positive and holistic health, fitness, sport and wellbeing programmes to the student community, where UC believes that sport and recreational experiences for students forms an integral component of the UC experience.

Check out our team at UC Rec & Sport and see the full range of health and fitness services we offer.

Ngā Painga o UC | Why UC
Tangata Tū, Tangata Ora - Engaged, Empowered, Making a Difference.

In 2023 UC are celebrating 150 years of accessible education.  The past, the present and the future are intertwined. For more information on our 150th Anniversary visit us here.

Ngā Uara | Our Values of manaakitanga, whanaungatanga and tiakitanga guide our decisions and behaviour and provide a roadmap for how we do things at UC, affirming our commitment to pastoral care and support for our ākonga and staff. They challenge and inspire us to be the best we can, and make UC a great place to work and study. For more info on Ngā Uara | Our Values visit us here .

We are committed to accessible higher education, service to the community and the encouragement of talent without barriers of distance, wealth, class, gender or ethnicity. The University explicitly aims to produce graduates and support staff who are engaged with their communities, empowered to act for good and determined to make a difference in the world.

We offer a range of fantastic benefits including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions. For more information, please visit us:

For more information about Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury, please visit

The closing date for this position is: 22nd March 2023 (midnight, NZ time)
Applications will be review after the closing date.  

Pēhea te tono mai | How You Apply
Applications for this position must be submitted on our careers website and should include a cover letter and resume.

Please note, we do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to

You must have Aotearoa New Zealand or Australian citizenship/permanent residency to be considered for this role. If you hold a valid work visa and are physically present in New Zealand then you may also be considered.

Job Details
Reference # 14746
Posted on 16 Mar 2023
Closes on 22 Mar 2023 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Sports
Job level(s) Entry/Graduate
Work type(s) Continuing (Permanent) part-time
More details (document) Strength and Conditioning Coach PD 2023.pdf
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