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Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

University of Puget Sound
Washington, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 25, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Puget Sound is hiring a full-time Head Strength and Conditioning Coach to join our Athletics Department!

The Head Strength and Conditioning Coach is responsible for supervising and managing all aspects of strength and conditioning for Puget Sound's NCAA Division III varsity sports program.

This position is responsible for the development, design, and implementation of effective strength and conditioning programs for each sport program centered on student-athlete wellness and performance as part of the Puget Sound Performance Success program.

This position will be able to take advantage of Puget Sound's generous benefits package, including:

• Medical, dental, and vision
• Retirement plan options and 403(b) contributions
• Paid vacation, floating holiday, and campus bonus holidays
• Education benefits, such as full tuition for eligible employees and their families
• Access to university facilities and entertainment (fitness center, pool, library, concerts, lectures, and more!)

Please note:
-Positions that work less than .75 FTE (1,560 hours per year) do not qualify for long-term disability or education benefits.
-Positions that work less than .50 FTE (1,040 hours per year) will accrue paid sick leave but are not eligible for additional benefits.
-Temporary positions that work at least .50 FTE (1,040 hours per year) will be eligible for benefits after 6 months of continuous employment.

To view a full job description and to apply, please visit our University website for Staff Employment!

All candidates must complete an application through our official website for consideration.

To be considered for this role, a candidate must:

• Hold a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Nutrition or other related field.
• Be a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS, or Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association- Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (CSCCA-SCCC).
• Have at least 2 years of experience working with intercollegiate level athletes or demonstrated equivalency through a combination of education and experience.
• Maintain knowledge of NCAA regulations.
• Respectfully work, communicate, and provide leadership within a diverse campus community.

Compensation and Benefits:

• The pay range for this position is $50,000 - $55,000 annually. Decisions about starting salaries are made based on the extent and relatedness of the candidate's education and experience and on internal equity and market considerations.
• This position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
• For more information on Puget Sound's exempt staff benefits package, visit:

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of all required background checks and, if applicable for the position, a drug screen, physical test and functional assessment.

All new hires will be required to submit proof of current COVID-19 vaccination (including booster) or receive an approved medical or religious exemption from the university.

About Puget Sound:
Puget Sound is a national liberal arts college in Tacoma, Washington, drawing 2,600 students from 48 states and 20 countries. Puget Sound is the only nationally ranked independent undergraduate liberal arts college in Western Washington. To learn more about the university, visit "About Puget Sound" on the university's website (

Diversity Statement:

• We acknowledge the richness of commonalities and differences we share as a university community; the intrinsic worth of all who work and study here; that education is enhanced by investigation of and reflection upon multiple perspectives.
• We aspire to create respect for and appreciation of all persons as a key characteristic of our campus community; to increase the diversity of all parts of our University community through commitment to diversity in our recruitment and retention efforts; to foster a spirit of openness to active engagement among all members of our campus community.
• We act to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity; to ensure full educational opportunity for all who teach and learn here; to prepare effectively citizen-leaders for a pluralistic world.

The University of Puget Sound is an equal opportunity employer.


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