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Assistant Director - Football Athletic Performance

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 3, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Title Assistant Director - Football Athletic Performance Position Number 063991 Department Athletics Office - 120000 Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required. At least one year of relevant experience at the collegiate level.

License/Certification Required

Hold and maintain a professional strength and conditioning certification through the NSCA ( CSCS ), or the CSCCa ( SCCC ).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Assistant Director – Football Athletic Performance has a wide range of responsibilities which include designing and implementing year-round strength and conditioning training programs for assigned sports.

Responsibilities include:

  • Administration duties as assigned by Director of Athletic Performance
  • Collaborate with head coaches to design and implement year-round training programs for assigned sports teams.
  • Test & Evaluate the progress of athletes over the course of the season and year
  • Supervises athletics Weight Room, inventory, and maintenance.
  • Work in conjunction with athletic trainers regarding injuries, rehabilitation, and nutrition.
  • Coordinate with coaches regarding schedules and needs.
  • Support education on nutrition and supplementation
  • Commitment to and compliance with the University’s and Department of Athletics policies and procedures as well as the Sun Belt and NCAA constitutions, bylaws, legislation, and regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned by Assistant Athletic Director and Director of Olympic sports.

The athletic program at Appalachian State University operates on the premise that intercollegiate athletics is an integral part of the institution’s overall program of education. Priority is given to high standards of both academic and athletic quality — the goal being the complete development of the student-athlete.

At Appalachian State University, student-athletes will be provided with the opportunity and encouraged to progress toward a degree of their choice, and the opportunity to develop athletic abilities in an environment consistent with high standards of academic scholarship, sportsmanship, leadership and institutional loyalty. The intercollegiate athlete representing ASU will be a bonafide student pursuing a degree program, as well as an amateur competitor.

Suggested Salary Range Commensurate with experience. Physical Demands of Position
  • Very heavy work to be performed with or without reasonable accommodations. Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Position subject to both environmental conditions; activities occur inside and outside; subject to extreme cold; temperatures typically below 32 for periods of more than one hour.
Special Instructions to Applicants

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List a minimum of 3 professional references in the application form.

AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

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