Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach-Wrestling
Classification Title: Assistant Coach – PSC1
Working Title: Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach-Wrestling
Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Staff Type: Professional & Scientific
Type of Position: Regular 100% time, At-Will, Exempt
Pay Level: 9
Salary Range: $40,000 to Commensurate
Apply By: April 25, 2019
The University of Iowa Athletics Department seeks a self-motivated, results-oriented individual with the knowledge, abilities and interpersonal skills required to serve as Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach for its wrestling program. This is a full-time position and includes full University benefits. The University of Iowa is a NCAA Division I Power Five institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Department of Athletics manages 24 varsity sports programs and operates under a “Win. Graduate. Do It Right.” philosophy.
The successful candidate will develop and administer strength and conditioning programs for men's and women's athletic teams, with primary responsibilities in the sport of wrestling. 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 & Requirements Note to Applicant: This position requires frequent travel; work in the evenings, on weekends and holidays. Five professional references will be required at a later step in the recruitment process. Please only supply references if requested to do so. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check and an academic credential verification.
• Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent).
• CSCCa Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) or NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
• Working experience as a strength and conditioning coach of collegiate student-athletes in the following areas: designing speed, strength, and conditioning programs in a progressive manner; executing the rehabilitative phase of injury recovery
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated experience in performance management, including effectively teaching and supervising small and large groups of student-athletes; and utilizing basic office support software (word processing, email, spreadsheets)
• Ability to work constructively and collaboratively with individuals of diverse backgrounds in a highly-regulated team environment
• Higher education coursework in a related field is preferred.
• Coaching experience with and working knowledge of NCAA Division I strength and conditioning processes, issues, considerations and solutions for a high profile wrestling program; and functional movement screening tools and implementing appropriate corrective exercise.
Application Process: Apply by April 25, 2019 by visiting our website at https://jobs.uiowa.edu and search for keywords “strength coach”. Applicants must upload both a current resume and a cover letter that clearly address how they meet the listed qualifications of this position. Only applications submitted at https://jobs.uiowa.edu will be considered. Screening will start immediately and continue until position is filled. For questions or additional information, please send email to Athletics Human Resources at email@example.com.
The University of Iowa is a Big Ten, nationally ranked research university with 30,000 students located in Iowa City. A vibrant community boasting excellent public schools, safe, comfortable neighborhoods, affordable housing, a highly educated population, and numerous cultural, recreational and sporting opportunities and events contribute to the Iowa City area frequently appearing high on the best-places-to-live listings. Go to https://jobs.uiowa.edu/why_ui/index.php to learn more about “Why Iowa?”
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.