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Assistant Strength

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

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

Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Position Number: 02081117

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

Job Summary
Under the direction of the Director of Strength and Conditioning, design, implement and supervise strength and conditioning programs for male and female student athletes. Provide and/or assist coaches with technique instruction in strength training and program design within the scope of the sport. Provide Athletic Department staff and student athlete education and development in strength, conditioning, and nutrition. Assist in proper setup, use and maintenance of conditioning equipment. In addition, other duties as assigned.

The incumbent shall know, recognize, and comply with the laws, policies, rules and regulations governing University and its employees, and the rules of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) and the applicable Conference, as now constituted or as they may be amended during the Term of this agreement. Employee shall take all reasonable steps to ensure that all assistant coaches, and any other employees for whom Employee is administratively responsible, comply with aforesaid policies, rules, and regulations.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology/Exercise science or related field
  • Current NSCA-CSCS and/or CSCCa SCCC certification(s)
  • Current CPR/AED and First Aid Certifications
  • At least three (3) years of Strength and Conditioning experience (including internship experience)

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Kinesiology/Exercise science or related field
  • At least two (2) years of collegiate strength and conditioning experience with direct oversight of teams
  • Demonstrated experience working with Women’s Basketball
  • Demonstrated experience working with 1 or more of the following sports: Soccer, Swim/Dive, Volleyball or Tennis
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with sport coaching staffs and sports medicine staffs

Application Instructions
Interested applicants are required to apply online and provide a cover letter addressing your education/experience as they apply to all minimum and preferred qualifications, a resume, and a document listing the names and contact information for three professional references. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether they meet any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

All application materials will be further evaluated as evidence of excellent written communication skills. Candidate(s) selected for hire will be required to submit official college transcripts.

Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations

UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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