Assistant Coach, Sports Performance - Student Affairs

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Job Type: FullTime

Scheduled Hours
37.5


Position Summary
The Assistant Sports Performance Coach will serve as the primary sports performance coach for select varsity sport teams; responsible for the program development, instruction and coaching for those sport programs in an effort to prepare them physically and mentally to compete safely and successfully for conference and national titles. This person will also assist the Sports Performance Head Coach in the setup and maintenance of the Varsity Weight Room and general operation of the Sports Performance program.


Job Description

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serves as the primary sports performance coach for select varsity sport teams, to be assigned by Head Coach of Sports Performance. Develops and monitors sports performance programs for assigned varsity teams; Learns and teaches sports performance programs to assigned teams; Directs fitness testing/evaluations, computation of results and evaluation of individual student-athletes; Teaches proper lifting technique and assists in spotting; Effectively and properly motivates student-athletes; Communicates and collaborates with Varsity coaching staff regarding sports performance for their teams.
  • Assists the Sports Performance Head Coach in the setup and maintenance of the Varsity Weight Room and general operation of the Sports Performance program; Prepares the room for team training; Assists with general maintenance and cleaning of the facility and its equipment.
  • Maintains current certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS); Makes a daily effort to improve knowledge of scientific and practical applications of strength and conditioning concepts and engage in continuing professional development; Anticipates potential injury risks and take measures to remove them; In the event of injury, implement emergency medical procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Head Coach and/or Athletic Director.


Working Conditions

Ability to travel to on and off campus games, work alternative work schedules, including evenings and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree.
  • Three years collegiate sports performance experience.
  • Broad-based experience developing strength and conditioning programs for a variety of sports, including for both male and female athletes.
  • Experience in, and appreciation for, NCAA athletics.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong judgment and risk management skills.
  • Broad knowledge of various sports.
  • Demonstrated competency in helping to meet program objectives, working independently, supervising others, and helping to establish program priorities.
  • An ability to communicate with and interact positively with students, faculty, staff, and the broader University community.
  • Fluency in use of computers and technology.
  • The ability to develop a safe, functional, and welcoming working environment.
  • An ability to develop and implement team training programs.
  • An appreciation of, and a willingness to adhere to, NCAA Division III rules and regulations.
  • Ability to follow directions and accept decisions.
  • Proficiency in Excel and Google Documents.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Previous coaching or playing experience in respective sport.
  • REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Successful passage of Annual NCAA rules test; current CPR, AED and First Aid certifications.


Grade
G10


Salary Range
$45,800.00 - $75,900.00 / Annually

The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.


Pre-Employment Screening
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


Benefits Statement
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.


EEO/AA Statement
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.


Diversity Statement
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.


Applicant Instructions
When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two “Quick Apply” options. Quick Apply allows you to either use a previous application or create a new application using a resume to populate the work experience and education sections of your job application. If using a resume to populate your application, check to ensure the application fields populated accurately. You may skip the “Quick Apply” page by clicking “Next” at the bottom of the page. Documents may be uploaded in the My Experience section of the application. You also have the option to apply with a Linkedin feature, which allows you to apply by using your Linkedin profile to populate some of the job application fields.

Scheduled Hours
37.5


Position Summary
The Assistant Sports Performance Coach will serve as the primary sports performance coach for select varsity sport teams; responsible for the program development, instruction and coaching for those sport programs in an effort to prepare them physically and mentally to compete safely and successfully for conference and national titles. This person will also assist the Sports Performance Head Coach in the setup and maintenance of the Varsity Weight Room and general operation of the Sports Performance program.


Job Description

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serves as the primary sports performance coach for select varsity sport teams, to be assigned by Head Coach of Sports Performance. Develops and monitors sports performance programs for assigned varsity teams; Learns and teaches sports performance programs to assigned teams; Directs fitness testing/evaluations, computation of results and evaluation of individual student-athletes; Teaches proper lifting technique and assists in spotting; Effectively and properly motivates student-athletes; Communicates and collaborates with Varsity coaching staff regarding sports performance for their teams.
  • Assists the Sports Performance Head Coach in the setup and maintenance of the Varsity Weight Room and general operation of the Sports Performance program; Prepares the room for team training; Assists with general maintenance and cleaning of the facility and its equipment.
  • Maintains current certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS); Makes a daily effort to improve knowledge of scientific and practical applications of strength and conditioning concepts and engage in continuing professional development; Anticipates potential injury risks and take measures to remove them; In the event of injury, implement emergency medical procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Head Coach and/or Athletic Director.


Working Conditions

Ability to travel to on and off campus games, work alternative work schedules, including evenings and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree.
  • Three years collegiate sports performance experience.
  • Broad-based experience developing strength and conditioning programs for a variety of sports, including for both male and female athletes.
  • Experience in, and appreciation for, NCAA athletics.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong judgment and risk management skills.
  • Broad knowledge of various sports.
  • Demonstrated competency in helping to meet program objectives, working independently, supervising others, and helping to establish program priorities.
  • An ability to communicate with and interact positively with students, faculty, staff, and the broader University community.
  • Fluency in use of computers and technology.
  • The ability to develop a safe, functional, and welcoming working environment.
  • An ability to develop and implement team training programs.
  • An appreciation of, and a willingness to adhere to, NCAA Division III rules and regulations.
  • Ability to follow directions and accept decisions.
  • Proficiency in Excel and Google Documents.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Previous coaching or playing experience in respective sport.
  • REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Successful passage of Annual NCAA rules test; current CPR, AED and First Aid certifications.


Grade
G10


Salary Range
$45,800.00 - $75,900.00 / Annually

The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.


Pre-Employment Screening
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


Benefits Statement
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.


EEO/AA Statement
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.


Diversity Statement
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.


Applicant Instructions
When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two “Quick Apply” options. Quick Apply allows you to either use a previous application or create a new application using a resume to populate the work experience and education sections of your job application. If using a resume to populate your application, check to ensure the application fields populated accurately. You may skip the “Quick Apply” page by clicking “Next” at the bottom of the page. Documents may be uploaded in the My Experience section of the application. You also have the option to apply with a Linkedin feature, which allows you to apply by using your Linkedin profile to populate some of the job application fields.

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