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Department: Administration and Athletics (1402)Location: Main CampusPosition Summary The University of Arizona Athletics Department is seeking a Director, Strength and Conditioning for Football. The position is fulltime, benefits-eligible and annually appointed. The purpose of this position is to develop and manage the football strength and conditioning program. The UA campus is situated in the heart of Tucson. Surrounded by mountains and the Sonoran desert, Tucson boasts a distinctive southwestern feel and enjoys more than 300 days of sunshine each year. The metropolitan area is home to 1 million people and is one of the fastest growing areas in the U.S. The University's strength in undergraduate education and scientific research is paralleled by its excellence on the playing fields, courts, and other venues of its 21-sport Intercollegiate Athletic Program. The Arizona Wildcat compete in the tradition-rich Pac-12 Conference, "The Conference of Champions." For a more comprehensive view of what makes working in our department unique, please visit the website at Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocation services, please click here. Duties & Responsibilities Directing and overseeing the development of all physical characteristics for the football program. Design and implement the strength and conditioning programs which include, but are not limited to, strength, speed, conditioning, body profile management, and functional stages of rehabilitation for injured athletes who have been cleared for participation by the medical staff. Instructing in lifting techniques, plyometrics and sprint development, testing and evaluation. Test and evaluate athletic performance on strength, power, flexibility, body fat percentage and specific conditioning. Assist with counseling and referral of student-athletes to certified nutritionists regarding diet, nutrition and weight control. Work cooperatively with the Medical Services staff to provide remedial programs for correction of deficiencies as a result of insufficient training or injury. Assist with the development and maintenance of a database for assigned student-athletes. Enforce the rules and regulations governing the activity in the weight room. Other departmental duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science or a related field Three to five years of experience as a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level At least three years experience as an assistant, or in a similar capacity, working with football in college CSCS, CSCCA, USAW, CPR/AED certifications Preferred Qualifications Master's Degree in Exercise Physiology or a related field Experience working with football in off season conditioning At least five years experience as an assistant, or in a similar capacity, working with football in college Proficient in FMS and Myofascial release Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40 Job Category: Administrative and ProfessionalBenefits Eligible: Yes - Full BenefitsPosted Rate of Pay: DOEType of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department) Posting Number: A22402Desired Start Date: 02/16/2018Contact Information for Candidates Close Date: 02/15/2018 Open Until Filled: NoDiversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Company: The University Of Arizona

• Location: Tucson

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