Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach
Sensitive Position Statement
A sensitive position requires a fingerprint-based criminal
This is NOT a sensitive position.
Campus Security Authority
Campus Security Authority Statement
This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority. A
Campus Security Authority (or CSA) is defined as an “official
of the institution with significant responsibility for student and
campus activities.” A CSA is required to immediately
report any crime that is reported to them to the University Police
who will then review, evaluate, and investigate the reported crime.
Annual training is required by the Department of Education for all
personnel who have been designated as a Campus Security
Designated Personnel Statement
A “designated position” means a position could potentially be
required to work (depending on the event) during an emergency
closing. This is NOT a “designated position.”
Statement of Economic Interest
Statement of Economic Interest Statement
This position does NOT require a Statement of Personal
Restricted Position Statement
This is a restricted position subject to availability of
Chief Objective of Position
Responsible for assisting the Head Strength and Conditioning
Coach in overseeing the operations of the strength and conditioning
program and providing leadership for student-athletes with this
- Oversee the activities of the athletics weight room as
assigned. Ensure safe operation and professional supervision of the
- Design and implement proper, efficient, scientifically sound
training programs for assigned teams.
- Work with head coaches to plan, organize, and facilitate the
strength and conditioning needs for assigned teams on a daily
- Evaluate individual performance and provide leadership and
instruction in strength and conditioning improvement for individual
student-athletes on assigned teams.
- Assist in the planning and administering of the off season
physical training program in conjunction with the head coaches of
assigned teams. Work with sport coaches to assess specific needs of
the team or on an individual basis.
- Oversee the student work and internship programs.
- Staying current in new trends for strength and conditioning
workout tools that would best meet the needs of our
- Assist the Athletic Training and medical staff in
rehabilitation and injury prevention as needed.
- Promotes the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate
athletics program to include adhering to all departmental policies
and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the
University and the National Collegiate Athletic Association
- Represents the Christopher Newport University Athletic
Department in professional, civic, charity, and alumni events.
- Assists in conducting public relations and marketing activities
to promote athletic program; perform community relation
- Conduct workouts in a safe, efficient, organized manner in
compliance with NCAA regulations.
- Develops and maintains very positive and professional customer
service and relations within the office and with all constituencies
to include students, faculty, staff, administrators, other
employees, other agency personnel and community members.
Demonstrates a positive and professional attitude and treats
everyone with dignity and respect. Fully supports the “Student’s
First” value at CNU and routinely goes the extra mile in
providing service. Completes all work in a timely, efficient and
- Safety issues are reviewed and communicated to assure a safe
and healthy workplace and a reduction in work related absence.
- This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority. A
Campus Security Authority is required to immediately report any
crime that is reported to them to the CNU Police.
The CNU Police will then review, evaluate, and
investigate the reported crime. Annual training is required by the
Department of Education for faculty and staff designated as a
Campus Security Authority.
- This position is designated as a “responsible employee” who has
the authority to redress sexual violence, who has the duty to
report incidents of sexual violence or other student misconduct, or
who a student could reasonably believe has this authority or
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA's)
Knowledge of National Collegiate Athletics Association rules and
regulations. Ability to learn and work with Conference rules and
regulations. Skill in training or instructing student athletes;
excellent interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated
organizational and time management skills. Ability to analyze
situations and develop solutions; travel and work non-traditional
hours; manage people and projects.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA's)
Knowledge of and demonstrated experience
with NCAA Division III rules and
Master’s Degree in a related field; or a Bachelor’s Degree and
significant work experience at a level which equates to an advanced
CSCS, SCCC and USAW certifications are
Considerable experience in conducting strength and conditioning
Working with both male and female athletes as a strength and
Experience in a college/university setting. Experience working
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Best Colleges: 2022 Edition, Christopher Newport University is a
public school offering a private school experience – great
teaching, small classes, and a safe, vibrant campus. The University
is located in Newport News, Virginia, enrolls approximately 5,000
students, and is dedicated to the ideals of scholarship,
leadership, and service. Academic programs at Christopher Newport
University encompass more than 90 areas of study, from biology to
business administration and political science to the performing
arts. The University is ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s
America’s Best Colleges guide as 3rd among public regional
universities in the South and 6th overall, and has recently
completed more than $1 billion in capital construction on its
260-acre campus. Christopher Newport University is
committed to ensuring that all people are welcomed, honored, and
fully engaged in the life of our academic community. We recruit
exceptional and diverse faculty and encourage applications from
individuals who are underrepresented in their
profession. For further details and information about
Christopher Newport, visit www.cnu.edu.
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies
Interested parties are requested to submit a cover letter;
current resume; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of
at least three professional references at the time of
Review of applications will begin June 16, 2022.
Applications received after June 16, 2022, will be accepted but
considered only if needed.
Search finalists are required to complete
a CNU sponsored background check.
Christopher Newport University (CNU) will make a reasonable
effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application
and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require
accommodation should contact the CNU Human Resources
Office by calling (757) 594-7145.
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