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Strength & Conditioning Coach

Employer
New Mexico Highlands University
Location
Las Vegas, New Mexico, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 20, 2024

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

Position Details

Position Information

Position
Strength & Conditioning Coach

Full Time/Part Time
Full Time

Job Type
Regular

Position Summary

Oversee the strength and conditioning program for student athletes at NMHU by providing leadership and security in the Athletic Weight room.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Provide Leadership and Security in the Athletic Weight room.
• Meet with sport coaches to assess needs and priorities, and then implement a diversified strength and conditioning program for NMHU athletic teams that include cardiovascular demands, flexibility/stretching program, etc. based on determined needs, time, and facility limitations.
• Create individual instruction on proper exercise techniques and safe and proper use of equipment for student athletes.
• Coordinate and Monitor all Team Conditioning activities for the Athletic Department.
• Provide instruction on Weight Room Equipment.
• Ensure all Weight Room equipment is working properly and maintained properly.
• Ensure the Weight Room is cleaned and kept in a safe environment.
• Coordinate the training schedule between coaches and facility availability.
• Instruct athletes on injury prevention, rehabilitation, and performance enhancement.
• Facilitate a collaborative relationship with sports medicine and coordinate student athlete preventative care and rehab.
• Assists with rehabilitation of injured athletes.
• Occasional travel with teams as needed.
• Educate student-athletes regarding nutrition and supplementation.
• Administer testing protocols and evaluations of student athletes on a routine basis.
• Assist with on campus recruiting of student athlete prospects.
• Ensure adherence with established institutional compliance, rules, polices and procedural manuals as well as ethical standards of behavior.
• Ensure strict adherence to all NCAA by-laws and conference regulations.
• Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
• Maintain regular attendance.

Minimum Job Requirements

• Education: Bachelor’s Degree in any field; Certification through a nationally recognized organization
• Experience: One (1) year experience working as a Strength and Conditioning Coach;

Preferred Qualifications

Experience: Collegiate or professional experience

Special Conditions for Eligibility

• Must be willing to work weekends, evenings and odd hours as required.
• Must possess and maintain a valid NM driver’s license. Selection of an out of state candidate will require possession of a valid New Mexico Driver’s license within sixty (60) days of employment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Knowledge of applicable team or individual sports playing rules;
• Knowledge of NCAA practice, conditioning, and weight training regulations;
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community;
• Knowledge of NCAA and RMAC game environment rules and regulations;
• Ability to foster a cooperative work environment;
• Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures;
• Organizing and coordinating skills;
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
• Ability to coordinate with all coaching staffs, sports medicine, and administration timely and effective athletic schedules and game management procedures;

Physical Demands

• Standing………………………………………………………………………Frequently
• Walking………………………………………………………………………Frequently
• Bending………………………………………………………………………Frequently
• Squatting……………………………………………………………………..Frequently
• Climbing …………………………………………………………………….Frequently
• Kneeling …………………………………………………………………….Frequently
• Lifting up to 50 pounds……………………………………………………..Frequently
• Lifting greater than 50 pounds………………………………………………Frequently

Working Environment

• Work is performed in an indoor/outdoor setting.

Pay Rate
Commensurate with experience

Work Location/Campus Center
Las Vegas, NM Campus

EEO Statement

New Mexico Highlands University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. We are committed to the University values of diversity, accessibility, excellence, and responsiveness.

For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or email hr@nmhu.edu

Visit the link below for more information regarding affirmative action and equal opportunity:
Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number
AS854P

Open Date
05/20/2024

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant

A complete application must include a 1) letter of interest, 2) resume, 3) copies of unofficial transcripts, and 4) the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three (3) professional references in online application. References will be contacted in conjunction with on campus or online interviews and official transcripts should be requested upon acceptance of the on campus or online interview. For disabled access or services, call (505) 454-3242 or contact Human Resources at hr@nmhu.edu NMHU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Quick Link
https://nmhu.peopleadmin.com/postings/9039
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
  4. List of Three Professional References with Name, Address and E-Mail
Optional Documents

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