Intern Strength and Conditioning Coach
Posted: June 30, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionAbout Sacred Heart University:
As the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, and one of the fastest-growing in the U.S., Sacred Heart University is a national leader in shaping higher education for the 21st century. SHU offers nearly 90 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs on its Fairfield, Conn., campus. Sacred Heart also has satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland and offers online programs. More than 9,000 students attend the University's nine colleges and schools: Arts & Sciences; Communication, Media & the Arts; Social Work; Computer Science & Engineering; Health Professions; the Isabelle Farrington College of Education and Human Development; the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology; the Dr. Susan L. Davis, R.N., & Richard J. Henley College of Nursing; and St. Vincent's College. Sacred Heart stands out from other Catholic institutions as it was established and led by laity. The contemporary Catholic university is rooted in the rich Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, and at the same time cultivates students to be forward thinkers who enact change-in their own lives, professions and in their communities. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its Best 387 Colleges-2022 Edition, "Best Northeastern" and Best Business Schools-2021 Edition. Sacred Heart is home to the award-winning, NPR-affiliated radio station, WSHU, a Division I athletics program and an impressive performing arts program that includes choir, band, dance and theatre.
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The purpose of this position is to develop and implement for year strength and conditioning programs for assigned varsity teams by the Associate Athletic Director/Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Intern Strength and Conditioning Coach will also assist in all areas of the strength and conditioning department including maintenance of weight room.
Develop Strength and Conditioning programs for 2-3 varsity programs.
Assist with 1-2 varsity programs assigned by the head strength and conditioning coach.
Assist in areas of cleaning and maintaining Pitt Center Weight Room.
Statement of Personal & Organizational Responsibility for Diversity and Inclusion
Actively promote a collegial environment and consciously apply our mission and values to create a culture of inclusion and belonging; a safe space where all may thrive and succeed. Participate in developmental activities to increase understanding and awareness of issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion; apply that understanding to guide your approach to all aspects of your job and the community as a whole. Demonstrate that we are "Stronger Together" as described in the Office for Diversity & Inclusion's Mission and Vision statements.
Knowledge and Skills Needed:
Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science or related field.
1 year coaching or interning in College Strength and Conditioning.
CSCS through the NSCA or SCCC through CSCCa