Assistant Coach of Strength & Conditioning
The Assistant Coach of Strength and Conditioning will assist with
physical fitness programs on campus. Special attention is paid to
development and management of strength and conditioning programs
for all varsity teams and overseeing the implementation of these
programs; as well as management of the Buck Fitness Center. Other
duties involve assisting students, faculty and staff with
orientations for the Buck Fitness Center, helping with technique
for strength and conditioning exercises, and guidance in putting
together strength and conditioning programs. Other duties as
assigned by the Director of Athletics.
A Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Physiology,
or a related field is required; Master’s degree preferred.
Applicants must possess proven, excellent interpersonal and
communication skills, especially when working with students; the
ability to work as part of a collaborative team of coaches,
trainers, and other health and wellness groups on campus;
familiarity with common programs of the Microsoft Office Suite
(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook); physical fitness and
abilities to demonstrate strength and conditioning movements and
skills. Current membership and certification in NSCA . NASM PES and
USAW certification preferred. Knowledge of rules and regulations of
the NCAA and the NESCAC preferred.
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
A minimum of two years as a Strength and Conditioning coach with
secondary school athletes (collegiate student-athlete experience
preferred) or similar experience is required. Must be able to
comply with the College’s Motor Vehicle Policy.
Standard Work Days and Hours
Generally, Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM with evening and
Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to
talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial,
ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs;
and gender identities, among other factors.
We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support
of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and
contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a
community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly
welcomed and encouraged to succeed.
Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the
liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a
preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its
faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of
community; and connections to the people, history, and natural
beauty of Maine.
Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting.
Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the
College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles
from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.
Part Time Year Round
Background Check Package Requirements
Administrative Staff + MVR
Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle,
rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?
Is a pre-placement physical required for this position?
Applications Accepted Until
Open Until Filled
Type of Posting
Special Instructions to Applicants
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state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment,
admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular
programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color,
ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital
status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or
against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities
on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected
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