Dec. 2, 2008

The University of Iowa is seeking qualified applicants for an assistant strength and conditioning coach for its Olympic sports.

Responsibilities: Develop and administer strength and conditioning programs for men’s and women’s athletic teams. Periodically assess general fitness performance tests; review injury records and consult with team trainers as necessary; provide a safe environment in which the athletes can train; communicate with potential student-athletes during visits to the University of Iowa campus.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) required. Other required qualifications include: National Strength and Conditioning Association-Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS) certification (or equivalent); excellent knowledge of the techniques and programs necessary for a successful sport-specific strength and conditioning program; excellent knowledge of Olympic lifting, functional training and alternative training techniques and methodologies; excellent organizational and administrative skills; and demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment. Preferred qualifications: A minimum of two years experience working in a collegiate or professional setting is preferred. Preference will be given to the candidates that best meet the student-athlete development needs of the Department of Athletics.

Terms of Employment: Full-time, 12-month appointment; starting date is negotiable; salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Process: To apply for this position, visit our website at and search for Requisition #56396 to complete your online application. No phone calls, please. Screening will start immediately and continue until position is filled.

The University of Iowa is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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