Assistant Director - Football Athletic Performance
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.
Bachelor’s degree required. At least one year of relevant
experience at the collegiate level.
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
wide range of responsibilities which include designing and
implementing year-round strength and conditioning training programs
for assigned 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
- Administration duties as assigned by Director of Athletic
- 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
- 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
- Other duties as assigned by Assistant Athletic Director and
Director of Olympic sports.
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
- 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
Please attach required document:
List a minimum of 3 professional references in the application
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