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The Assistant Director for Strength & Conditioning / Olympic Sports assists all strength and conditioning personnel to implement the strategic plan of strength and conditioning to enhance the student athlete experience of each Olympic Sport athlete within Virginia Tech's Athletic Department. This position will be responsible for assisting in management of all aspects of personnel, facilities and budget matters pertaining to nineteen Olympic Sports. Position reports directly to the Sr. Director of Strength and Conditioning / Olympic Sports.
Master's degree and/or Bachelor's degree in exercise science, sports administration or other sports/exercise related field with comparable exercise science experience.
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Strength & conditioning Coach Certified Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association.
Commitment to diversity.
Commitment to promote an atmosphere of compliance and adherence to institutional, conference and knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
Previous experience in Division 1 collegiate athletics or professional Strength and Conditioning setting as a graduate assistant or coach.
Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Commensurate with experience.
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
About Virginia Tech
Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.
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